The IA 25 Rogues Gallery
There are bad apples in every bunch, but luckily there aren't many on the IA 25.
LPL’s Bill Dwyer Makes the Case for BD Scale
“Biggest bull market in advice ever” can best be met by advisors aligning with a firm with scale, like his, Dwyer told AdvisorOne.
Only One Reasonable Option Cited in SEC Study on SRO for Advisors
FSI’s Dale Brown responds to SEC recommendation on enhancing investment advisor exams
FSI Says 12b-1 Rule Change Will Confuse Investors, Be Ineffective
The Financial Services Institute warned of the "important unintended consequences" for IBDs, reps and clients should the SEC's proposed changes to Rule12b-1 be adopted.
Dissecting the FSI's Position on Fiduciary
The Financial Services Institute (FSI) has become, in essence, the red-headed stepchild in the fiduciary debate among advisory trade groups. FSI believes the Securities...
FSI Comments on FINRA Rule 2510 Discretionary Account Change
Asks FINRA to keep old NASD rule provisions
The FSI's Priorities Now
In a short five years, the members of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) have done their jobs well. While the 116 independent broker/dealers that are...
Since the leaders of the Investment Advisor Broker/Dealers of the Year last met with the IA editorial team for an intense roundtable, in August 2007,...
Coming Out Party
Only fours years after its inception, the Financial Services Institute has achieved a high level of success as the primary advocacy group for independent broker/dealers....
Financial Services Institute (FSI) announced it ended 2007 with more than 12,600 active financial advisor members, a 141% increase over 2006. In 2007, FSI added...