LPL Adds $2B RIA to Custody Platform
Center for Wealth Planning has used the firm’s corporate RIA and broker-dealer for 10 years.
Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
Enforcement: Broker Convicted of Bilking Elderly Relatives in Fake Hedge Fund
Meanwhile, Goodyear agreed to pay $16 million to the SEC to settle bribery charges.
NAPFA Elects Moore Board Chairman for 2015 Term
Current board treasurer Frank Moore will serve as chairman-elect and remain as treasurer until his term begins on Sept. 1.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Fake Hedge Fund Manager Seeks His Perfect Match
The SEC has charged Moazzam Malik with stealing investor money to pay for a matchmaking site membership and Harvard classes, among other expenses.
3 States That Shuttered Pension Plans and Paid for It: NIRS
A National Institute on Retirement Security analysis shows that switching from pensions to DC plans might not fix underfunding problems.
Rove, Gibbs: How Advisors Can Distance Themselves From Wall St.
The storied political spinsters offer some imaging advice at FSI — both for advisors and for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
Raymond James Grabs $1M Rep From Morgan Stanley in Miami
Meanwhile, Lebenthal Wealth adds a manager and a branch in Michigan.
Enforcement Roundup: Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Slammed Over Mortgage Kickbacks
Meanwhile, the SEC charged a Fort Lauderdale-based advisory fund manager and his firm with running a Ponzi scheme to buy jewelry, cars and a house.
8 Oddest Enforcement Cases of 2014
Office equipment trafficking, a broker who gave client money to charity and more offbeat cases from the SEC and other regulators.