New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Regional Director in Salt Lake City
Meanwhile, tennis champion Andy Murray joined the advisory board of Seedrs, a U.K.-based crowdfunding platform.
DOL Shouldn't Rubber-Stamp Waivers for Guilty Banks, Democrats Say
Sen. Warren and others want DOL to hold a hearing on waivers requested by four megabanks to remain “qualified professional asset managers” despite guilty pleas.
SIFMA, FSR Propose ‘Uniform Best Interests’ Standards for BDs
SIFMA’s CEO, Ken Bentsen, says its legal standard would protect investors and avoid “separate and inconsistent” fiduciary policymaking at DOL and SEC.
Thriving in Tomorrowland: How Advisors Can Adapt to Change
Forty-five years after Alvin Toffler warned us of future shock, four experts suggest how to prosper in today's tsunami of change.
Morgan Stanley’s Gorman Defends 25% Pay Raise
The CEO’s $22.5 million salary in 2014 does not put him among the top 10 highest paid in the U.S.
Tiger 21’s Ultrawealthy Investors Expand Reach, Form Holding Company
Tiger 21, the peer-to-peer network for ultrawealthy investors, has experienced substantial growth in this decade and is looking to move to the next level.
Ex-JPMorgan Bank Teller, ID Theft Ring Get Prison Terms for Stealing $850K
The fraudsters referred to TD Bank as “touchdown” and to JPMorgan Chase as “Yase” in wiretapped calls, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says.
Janet Tavakoli: Sequel to Wall Street Horror Show Is Coming
Janet Tavakoli talks to ThinkAdvisor about three banker suicides, why another global meltdown is coming and how JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon holds onto power.
Ben Bernanke: Professor Turned Policymaker—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
It’s been said that the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board is the second most powerful person in the federal government, after the president.
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.