Are You Vulnerable to the Robo-Advisor Threat?
If you don’t systematize the investment process, and thus make effective rebalancing possible, you’re in trouble.
Cash for Clients: How to Stay Compliant When Paying for Referrals
Here's why you should make Investment Advisers Act Rule 206(4)-3 your new best friend (and don't forget to comply with state laws, too).
Credit Suisse to Pay $196 Million to SEC Over Cross-Border Infractions
Credit Suisse relationship managers traveled to the U.S. to advise and solicit clients, collecting $82 million in fees, without registering with SEC.
Overseeing the Supervisor: The States Crack Down
The states are scrutinizing CCOs and firm managers to determine whether they should register as an IAR, even if they don't provide advisory services.
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.
New Hire Roundup: Clearbrook Names Leslie Billet Managing Director
Deb Clarke has become Mercer's global head of investment research, and Bruce Graham recently joined CAPTRUST Financial Advisors as a vice president and advisor.
New Hire Roundup: Pascal Named President of Commonfund Capital
This week in new hires, Commonfund Capital named Donald Pascal president, and Paul Knight, Michael Gyure and Michael Gorman joined Janney Capital Markets.
New Hire Roundup: James Hanna Joins Genworth; Morningstar CFO Departs
This week in new hires, Genworth hires a new CTO; Morningstar announced changes in its senior management; and FSI hired Kathryn Anderson and added 500 new advisor members.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement Roundup: Schwab's BrokersXpress Hit With Another Fine
FINRA and the SEC recently took action against a number of firms for everything from fraud to supervisory failure that in some cases cost the firms dearly.
Hedge Fund Managers Charged With Ripping Off Investors, Including a Retired Teacher
The SEC charged one manager with stealing more than $500,000 from a retired schoolteacher who thought she was investing her retirement savings in a hedge fund.