What's Next for the Fiduciary Standard?
While the industry awaits a decision by the SEC on whether it will move forward with a uniform fiduciary rule for brokers and advisors, fiduciary advocates will engage this month in a debate about the importance of the two fiduciary rulemakings being considered by the SEC and the DOL.
Industry Gears Up for Fiduciary September
Advisors are beginning to think that if regulators won't move forward on fiduciary rules, maybe the profession should, TD Ameritrade's Skip Schweiss tells ThinkAdvisor.
No Firm Too Small to Escape Scrutiny, SEC Chief Tells SIFMA
SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White spoke at SIFMA's annual meeting about admissions of guilt, the SEC's credibility problem and Volcker rule progress.
New Hire Roundup: Obama Taps Massad as CFTC Chief
Meanwhile, SEC named Gaunt chief of enforcement division’s municipal securities and public pensions unit, Rob Jasminski joined Citi Private Bank and more.
Top Regulators to Testify on Dodd-Frank Progress
The nation’s top financial regulators will testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday regarding the progress of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Top 10 Wealth Management Trends for 2013
Every year brings its own challenges, but 2013 is likely to be an exceptionally dynamic year for wealth managers, the Aite Group predicts.
Top 13 Regulatory Predictions for 2013
Former SEC Commissioner Annette Nazareth, who’s now with Davis Polk & Wardwell, and her colleague Gabriel D. Rosenberg released in early January their list of 13 key regulatory predictions for this year.
Poll Results: As SEC’s Schapiro Steps Down, Advisors Speak Up
Our AdvisorOne survey found some sentiment for Sallie Krawcheck, but gave regulators overall poor marks for protecting consumers and providing a level playing field.
The Morning After…
Now that the election is over, how can we move the ball forward—for your businesses and your clients—during the coming months and weeks?
After Obama Victory, How the New Government Is Shaping Up for Advisors: Updated
Some notable newcomers—Elizabeth Warren, for one—join Congress, which remains divided between the two parties as fiscal cliff, tax issues come to fore of national agenda. FPA and FSI's leaders and lobbyists weigh in on what's next.