More Advisor Audits Needed—Only Not From SEC: Pitt, Schweiss
Harvey Pitt and Skip Schweiss agree: it's time to privatize advisor audits.
Harvey Pitt’s Solution to SEC’s RIA Exam Shortfall
SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White says third-party exams are a “creative idea,” but there are “a number of issues.” Ex-Chairman Pitt offers one solution.
White, Borzi and Legislators Focus on Fiduciary
Less than a month apart, the women behind the crafting of fiduciary rulemakings at the Department of Labor and the Securities and Exchange Commission made some definitive comments about their respective proposals.
IBD Regulation: Broken Windows, Broken System
We’ve already seen the impact of the “broken window” approach, with minor offenses treated as major offenses and major ones as potential career enders.
SEC Proxy Advisory Roundtable to Discuss Conflicts of Interest, Competition
Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt will be among the panelists at SEC's Dec. 5 proxy advisory firm roundtable.
The Women Leading the Fiduciary Charge
Phyllis Borzi and Mary Jo White are two tough ladies with two tough jobs.
Mary Jo White: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
All eyes will be on new SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White as she takes the helm and decides which rulemakings to tackle first.
White Pledges to Weigh Cost of Fiduciary Rule as Ketchum Revives SRO Fight
Just as incoming Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairwoman Mary Jo White has pledged to lawmakers that she would carefully weigh the costs of a fiduciary rulemaking, Richard Ketchum, CEO of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), is renewing his call for a self-regulatory organization to oversee advisors.
SRO Is Key to Boosting Advisor Exams: Former SEC Chief Pitt
The SEC “can’t handle” examining advisors, Harvey Pitt said at the Investment Adviser Association conference.
Obama Names SEC’s Walter as Schapiro’s Replacement
While Elisse Walter, an SEC commissioner, was selected by President Obama to succeed Schapiro, industry officials speculated that Walter will serve as an acting chairman until the president selects a permanent chairman at a later date.