Managing the Risks of HNW Clients’ Global Travels
When wealthy people take a trip abroad, their jewelry, designer clothing, artwork, nannies and even their automobiles travel along.
Exemptions Provide Key to Unlocking DOL Fiduciary Rules
Understanding the exemptions to the proposed DOL fiduciary rules can be as important to the advisor’s practice as the rules themselves.
Wells Fargo Adds Morgan Stanley Reps; LPL Picks Up Team From JPMorgan
Also, an LPL affiliate forms an RIA partnership to attract new reps to its network.
Should DOL Extend Comment Period on Fiduciary Rule?
More than a dozen trade associations think it should, but others would prefer that the agency get on with it.
Why Commissions Are Also Bad for Brokers
Commission-based brokers are the only guys in the hugely successful asset management game who aren’t getting cut in on the gravy train.
SEC Panel: 2 Big Problems With Advisor Background Checks
Investors don’t check advisor and rep backgrounds, and the data itself can be problematic.
The Flatter World of Financial Services
During the previous decade we have often heard allusions to the world getting flatter, as a reference to advances in technology shortening the distance—virtually—between people and cities.
Hearsay Updates Social Media Apps for Mobile Phones
Meanwhile, Socialware introduces a brand protection tool for financial companies.
Hearsay Social Names CFO
William Salisbury, Hearsay's first CFO, has worked for Morgan Stanley, Avast Software and other firms.
Keeping Up With the Robo-Race
Efforts to help advisors beat back potential competition from robo-advisors continues this year with two recent offerings—one born of a collaboration between Vanare and NestEgg Wealth, and another from social media company Hearsay Social.