Bills on 529 Plans, Small Biz Taxes Head for House Vote
FSI supports the two bills: one to loosen some rules on 529 plans and another to allow small businesses to deduct office equipment.
To Succeed in the (Near) Future, BDs Must Avoid the Winner's Curse
Pershing has been delivering slices over the past year of its Broker-Dealer of the Future II research, which focused on six big transformations that independent BDs must embrace if they wish to succeed in the future.
‘RIA-ization’ Transforming Advisor Industry
Advisors have lots to consider when using a corporate RIA or starting their own, says a panel at FSI OneVoice 2015.
Cetera, LPL, Ladenburg Losing Appetite for M&A, Their Execs Say
After long acquisition sprees in recent years, execs from Ladenburg, LPL and Cetera express little interest in more BD deals at FSI OneVoice.
FSI Chair Blasts White House Fiduciary Memo as ‘Offensive’
FSI Chairman and Cetera President Antoniades says the memo's "ignorance" is "frankly offensive"; FSI also says it’s fighting FINRA's CARDS plan.
Andy Friedman: 7 Dates That Will Force Congress to Act
Speaking at FSI OneVoice, Friedman says seven "forcing events" will lead Congress to act, despite otherwise continued "split government" in Washington.
Rove, Gibbs: How Advisors Can Distance Themselves From Wall St.
The storied political spinsters offer some imaging advice at FSI — both for advisors and for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
White House Memo Offers a Peek at DOL Fiduciary Strategy
Two top Obama economic advisors write in an internal memo that DOL should tighten broker rules; they share some details from the long-awaited fiduciary redraft.
Invest in Others Is Now Taking Advisor Award Nominations
Invest in Others will take names through April 15, and the nonprofit is expanding its work for and with FAs, chairman Bill Dwyer says.
DOL Urged to Hold Off on Proposed Fee Guide
A group of business organizations turned up the heat this week in its campaign against a proposed DOL fee disclosure guide.