An SEC Broker Fiduciary Standard May Undermine the ’40 Act
In my March 25 blog on ThinkAdvisor.com, “Will She or Won't She? Mary Jo White and the Broker Fiduciary Standard,” I voiced some concerns about SEC Chairwoman White's recent remarks at SIFMA's Legal and Compliance Seminar in Phoenix pertaining to the SEC's plans to move forward with a fiduciary standard...
SEC’s Ability to Deliver True Fiduciary Standard in Doubt: Report
Institute for the Fiduciary Standard says the SEC believes "conflicts are routine and acceptable — not inherently inconsistent with providing objective advice.”
Fiduciary September and What’s Possible
What we learned during Fiduciary September from John Bogle, John Taft, Barbara Roper, Troy Paredes and Robert Plaze.
SEC's White: Fiduciary Rule Important, but Dodd-Frank, JOBS Mandates Come First
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White said in September that she has asked the SEC to place a “high priority” on its fiduciary rulemaking options list.
SEC's Uniform Fiduciary Rule Could ‘Haunt’ Advisors
Creating a uniform fiduciary duty rule for brokers and advisors is a “deeply flawed” concept, Robert Plaze, the former deputy director of the agency's Division of Investment Management, said in September.
SEC’s Uniform Fiduciary Rule Could ‘Haunt’ Advisors
Creating a uniform fiduciary duty rule for brokers and advisors is a “deeply flawed” concept, says former investment management deputy director Robert Plaze.
Former SEC Compliance Chief Tells White: Stop Suing Compliance Officers
John Walsh gave new SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White some blunt advice: stop suing compliance officers “or the future of the profession may be at risk.”
Plaze to Leave SEC as Cross Joins Agency
The SEC announced Thursday that Robert Plaze, deputy director of the Division of Investment Management, is retiring from public service at the end of August while the SEC has named John J. Cross III the director of the agency’s new Office of Municipal Securities.
SEC’s Plaze Defends Need for Money-Market Fund Reforms
Money-market fund reform “is one of the areas of unfinished businesses” leftover from the 2008 financial crisis, Robert PLaze told mutual fund directors at their annual policy conference.
SEC Names Blizzard to Head Investment Advisor Regulation
The SEC has named Diane Blizzard associate director for regulatory policy and investment adviser regulation in the Division of Investment Management, replacing Robert Plaze.