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.
Come Together (for Fiduciary Best Practices)
Knut Rostad's thoughtful white paper calls on the advisory industry to set fiduciary best practice standards.
Mutiny? Brokers Are Embracing Fiduciary Standard, if Not Their Employers
Deutsche Bank suit and countersuit show that some brokers are putting their clients' interests first even when their employers dictate otherwise.
Advisory Industry Wants More Exams (and Will Pay for Them, Too)
On IAA's annual lobbying day, the industry has “a very unusual message" for Congress, TD Ameritrade's Skip Schweiss told ThinkAdvisor.
Reality Bites: Busting the Myth of Financial Planning
The founders of "financial planning" made a mistake: they focused on the wrong thing.
Institute for Fiduciary Standard to Craft Best Practices
Vanguard founder John Bogle and Boston University School of Law professor Tamar Frankel will advise the institute’s new Best Practices Board.
IA 25 2014: The Regulators and Advocates—Slideshow
Who’s more influential than the people crafting the laws advisors and brokers have to work by?
Knut Rostad, Fiduciary’s Long-Term Leader: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
If you want to know about the fiduciary standard, Knut Rostad’s your guy.
Thomas Perez, DOL’s Cautious Fiduciary Advocate: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is being credited with re-energizing the DOL’s bid to amend the definition of fiduciary under ERISA. But he's proceeding carefully.