RCS Capital Faces Class-Action Shareholder Lawsuit
Suit filed by Pomerantz seeks to recover damages on behalf of those who bought RCS Capital securities between Feb. 12 and Oct. 31.
Camardas Amend Court Filing to Block Client List From CFP Board
The move comes shortly after the CFP Board filed a motion asking the Camardas to hand over client information, which raised questions about privacy rules.
Has the CFP Board Overplayed Its Hand With the Camardas?
Even if the Board wins its suit, what will be the long-term cost in the hearts and minds of other CFPs?
CFP Board Request for Camardas' Client List Raises Eyebrows
The latest filing in the CFP Board/Camarda legal tussle is raising some questions about privacy rules, Brian Hamburger of MarketCounsel says.
IRS Warns on Phone Scams as Its Contractors Put Taypayer Info at Risk
Agency warns of the biggest phone scam it has ever seen; meanwhile, a report finds IRS gave contractors taxpayer data without mandatory background checks.
New Hire Roundup: Piccone to Lead SEC Exam Program in Denver
In other personnel moves, WBI promoted Matt Woehnker, and David Brierwood joins the Preqin board.
SEC: House Insider Probe Involves Dozens of Funds, Firms
The SEC investigation of the House Ways and Means Committee involves some of the biggest advisors and hedge fund firms in the U.S.
Rengan Rajaratnam Cleared of Insider-Trading Conspiracy
Rengan Rajaratnam, the brother of Galleon Group co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, has been found not guilty.
It Pays to Fight Back Against SEC, FINRA: Survey
Nearly half of advisors, BDs and their reps that litigated got off lighter than they would have if they had settled, a Sutherland study found.
SEC Enforcement: Ohio Advisor Hid Shortfall in Client Assets
Meanwhile, the SEC charged a hedge fund advisory firm and its execs with faking earnings.