New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Grim Director of Investment Management
Meanwhile, Merrill has created a retirement income and investment team and a Mercatus fellow has been named chief economist for House Financial Services.
SEC Names Grim Acting Director of Investment Management
David Grim has served as deputy director of the division for the past two years.
SEC Investment Management Director Champ to Exit
Champ played a key role in the SEC’s money market fund reforms and instituted regular IM Guidance Updates. He will teach at Harvard Law.
Variable Annuities a Top Source of Customer Complaints: FINRA
Two top officials at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission recently highlighted their concerns regarding annuities.
SEC Begins Exam Sweep of Alt Mutual Funds
The SEC is scrutinizing alternative mutual funds, with an exam sweep targeting 15 to 20 fund complexes.
Aging Advisors: Bad News for Indies, Good News for Wirehouses
New research suggests that custodians and BDs who partner with independent advisors face a serious risk to their business models as advisors age.
SEC Reveals Its 2014 Exam and Enforcement Priorities
Officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission have ushered in an era of more transparency, parting the curtain for advisory firms on what they’ll be scrutinizing as well as which rulemakings are priorities this year.
SEC to CCOs: Don’t Ignore These Issues
Regulators are scrutinizing custody rule violations, cybersecurity, dually registered advisors and more.
SEC Names Choi, Aronow to Key Posts
Choi will be "a vital asset" in the IM Moving Ahead improvement project, while Aronow fills a key spot as "international regulatory arena continues to grow," says SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White.
The IAA Compliance Conference, Pt. 1: What to Expect From Your Friends in DC
At the Investment Adviser Association’s annual compliance conference, a look at the significant legislative, regulatory and policy developments now being pursued and what’s coming next, especially from the SEC.