Giachetti: Don’t Listen to the Kool-Aid Compliance Salesmen
If you like your compliance talk spiced up with frankness and salty language, Tom Giachetti of Stark & Stark is your man.
3 Critical Steps to Prevent Client Lawsuits: FSI OneVoice
A strong case can be made for including a well-organized and thorough IPS at the outset of every client relationship.
Market Blitz With David Blitzer; Growth by Design Study; 2013 Career Guide: January Investment Advisor—Slideshow
The new year typically gets people looking ahead at things to come. Considering the things David Blitzer, chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, sees coming, we couldn’t wait to share them.
Tom Giachetti's 10 Blunt Compliance Warnings
Tom Giachetti doesn’t mince words.
What’s All the Fuss About Schapiro?
By the time you read this, Elisse Walter (at least temporarily) has replaced Mary Schapiro as chairman of the SEC.
Poll Results: As SEC’s Schapiro Steps Down, Advisors Speak Up
Our AdvisorOne survey found some sentiment for Sallie Krawcheck, but gave regulators overall poor marks for protecting consumers and providing a level playing field.
Tom Giachetti’s 10 Blunt Compliance Warnings
The federal compliance picture: What SEC examiners want. The local compliance picture: State examiners "are not your friends."
Breach of Fiduciary Duty Most Common FINRA Complaint
While attending the last in a series of events to celebrate what the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard christened as Fiduciary September, one comment stood out: The No. 1 compliant in FINRA arbitration cases is breach of fiduciary duty.
What Advisors Need to Know Before Going Independent
A webinar hosted by AdvisorOne presented guidance on how advisors can decide whether to break away—and if so, some of the essentials they should know to make it a successful move.
Advisors Going Independent: The Issues, the Costs, the Payoffs
A Sept. 25 Web seminar featuring Tom Giachetti, Tim Welsh and David Patchen addresses the key issues for any advisor looking to 'break away' from a wirehouse, change broker-dealers or go completely independent as a RIA.