Yellen, Not Debt Ceiling Debate, to Spark Washington Fireworks
While Yellen will face tough critics Tuesday, analysts are optimistic that a debt limit bill will pass prior to the Feb. 27 deadline.
Lawmakers: SEC Failed to Analyze Volcker Rule, Broke Federal Law
A congressional hearing on Wednesday focused on the unintended consequences of the Volcker Rule.
House Committee Promises ‘Vigorous’ Oversight of Yellen’s Fed
The House Financial Services Committee plans to hold a series of "aggressive" hearings this year on how to reform the central bank.
New Hire Roundup: American Century Names New Co-CIOs
Meanwhile, Nicholas Lance joined OneAmerica, and Sebastian Gomez Abero was tapped to lead the SEC Office of Small Business Policy.
House Passes Bill to Exempt Private Equity Fund Advisors From Registration
President Obama has threatened to veto it, and there is no companion bill in the Senate.
Ken Fisher’s Backhanded Call to Arms
Ken Fisher's provocative statements about RIAs' demise in 10 years should be a wake-up call to all RIAs to make their voices heard in Washington.
SEC Investor Advisory Committee Approves Fiduciary, User-Fee Plans
Recommendation on how brokers should be put under a fiduciary mandate sailed through the full committee Friday, but members voiced concern about user-fee plan.
Schwab’s Clark Vows to Take On Washington at Impact 2013
As advisor registrants approach the 1,800 mark, Bernie Clark says Washington advocacy will take center stage at custodian’s annual conference.
The Latest, Most Outrageous Attempt to Neuter Dodd-Frank
When you look at its provisions and assumptions, you've got to wonder how SIFMA got Rep. Wagner to get HR 2374 passed by the House.
DOL’s Borzi: Fiduciary Redraft Could Advance by Year End
“We are coming very close to finishing our work” on the reproposed rule, said DOL's Borzi.