Are Changes Coming to FINRA Exams?
At SIFMA annual, CEO Richard Ketchum says FINRA is anonymously surveying brokers about its exam program.
Rep. Garrett to FINRA: Hold Off on CARDS
“After a preliminary reading of the proposed rule, I remain far from convinced that this new, costly and burdensome proposal is needed,” Rep. Garrett says.
Obama Uses Recess Appointment to Name Cordray to Head CFPB
President Barack Obama on Wednesday named Richard Cordray through a recess appointment as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a move that Senate Republicans cried is unconstitutional.
FHA Reserves Hit Bottom, but Rebound Expected
Acting FHA Commissioner Carol Galante told reporters on Tuesday that “while the FHA is facing the most severe economic conditions,” the FHA’s “Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) fund capital balance remains in positive territory and its programs are actuarially sound.”
Madoff 'Feeder Fund' Settlement Reached
Irving Picard, trustee for the SIPA liquidation of Bernie Madoff's firm, announced Thursday that he had reached a $1 billion settlement with Madoff 'feeder funds.'
Top 4 Dodd-Frank Concerns as Law Enters Second Year
For advisors, four issues will take the spotlight as the Dodd-Frank reform bill enters its second year—fiduciary duty, an SRO for advisors, harmonization, and adequate funding for the SEC.
Follow the Leaders: The 2011 IA 25
In the nine years that Investment Advisor has published the IA 25, our editors’ judgment as to the 25 most influential people in and around the advisor community, we’ve never ranked the 25 in the order of their importance.