Fiduciary Best Practices: Talking to the Mailman in Kansas City
While our Best Practices are crafted mainly to help investors evaluate financial professionals, they also serve a larger purpose.
Side-Stepping SEC and DOL, 11 Fiduciary Best Practices for Advisors Are Proposed
Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's Knut Rostad says these practices can be used by advisors to counteract D.C. gridlock on fiduciary and “investor misperceptions.”
Institute for Fiduciary Standard to Craft Best Practices
Vanguard founder John Bogle and Boston University School of Law professor Tamar Frankel will advise the institute’s new Best Practices Board.
Rostad Kicks Off Fiduciary September
Knut Rostad, Vanguard founder John Bogle and other fiduciary advocates lead a month of lobbying and awareness raising.
Dear SEC Chairwoman: About That Pesky Fiduciary Issue...
By taking its investor advocacy role seriously, the SEC will better “facilitate capital formation” that is “so important to our economy” by empowering investors to make better investment decisions.
Fiduciary Rule Could Be Years Away: Industry Experts
Knut Rostad, president of the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard, told AdvisorOne on Wednesday that regulators will most likely "continue to punt" the fiduciary issue.
Morningstar Columnist Scott Simon Named Fiduciary of Year
The Committee for the Fiduciary Standard recognized Morningstar’s ‘Fiduciary Focus’ columnist Scott Simon for his contributions to the cause of advancing the fiduciary standard to investors, markets and the public.
Why Schapiro’s ‘Business-Model Neutral’ Fiduciary Approach Shouldn’t Be News
Despite the ruckus over SEC Chairman Schapiro's comments on a 'business-model neutral' fiduciary standard, it shouldn't be a big deal if SEC rule-making remains true to Dodd-Frank and the plain meaning of its plain language.
50 Top Women in Wealth, Wealth Partners & Academics: Krawcheck, Mitchell—Slideshow
While all 50 honorees of the 50 Top Women in Wealth for 2011 deserve recognition for their accomplishments and leadership, as we have done each year since the 50 Top Women’s inception, we are taking some extra time to look at certain members of the list, this year grouped by...
Tamar Frankel: Fiduciary Advocate Who Leads by Teaching—Top Women Extended Profile
The BU professor, revered for her knowledge of fiduciary law, tells AdvisorOne she hopes investors will lead the change in brokers' fiduciary habits.