Side-Stepping SEC and DOL, 11 Fiduciary Best Practices for Advisors Are Proposed
Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's Knut Rostad says these practices can be used by advisors to counteract D.C. gridlock on fiduciary and “investor misperceptions.”
Has the Consumer Media Gotten the Fiduciary Message?
If some recent articles in The New York Times and Forbes are any indication, 2015 might become the year of "fiduciary-only."
How Fiduciary Advisors Can Change Wall Street—Again
Ron Rogé and NAPFA pushed, and the public pulled, big brokerages to adopt an AUM model. The same can be done with a fiduciary standard.
Knut Calls Out the Brokerage Industry on Fiduciary Standard
Knut Rostad makes the case why a fiduciary standard for all financial advisors is more important than ever today.
Guidelines for Best Fiduciary Practices Set by Institute
The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's new whitepaper focuses on the premises and principles that should be the basis for best fiduciary practices.
Roper Urges SEC Chief to Move on Fiduciary With Split Vote
Chairwoman Mary Jo White “gives every impression” that a uniform fiduciary rulemaking is “a personal priority for her,” says consumer advocate Barbara Roper.
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.