How to Make Your Firm a Social Media Juggernaut
Building your business through social media requires a coordinated effort. Here's how to set expectations and equip your firm's advisors to build your brand.
More Advisor Exams Loom
While boosting oversight of advisors via user fees, third-party examiners or a separate self-regulatory organization was dead politically this year, none of those issue has gone away, says Brian Hamburger, CEO of MarketCounsel, and more advisor exams are likely on the horizon.
The Changing Demographics of Advisors
If the American population is growing older, as it is, and more diverse, as it is, then is the advisor population changing as well?
What Is — or Isn't — Crowdfunding, Anyway?
Are all three of the provisions that were ushered in under the JOBS Act to ease restrictions on capital raising actually crowdfunding?
No Rules Yet, but Prepare Now
Regulatory issues that aren't getting the attention they need, argues MarketCounsel CEO Brian Hamburger.
Crowdfunding Will Help Build the New York Wheel
As investors and advisors await final equity crowdfunding rules from the SEC, capital raising options from other JOBS Act-related offerings are gaining steam.
Treasury Considers Anti-Money Laundering Regs
Anti-money laundering requirements — are they coming soon to an advisory firm near you? Maybe, perhaps as soon as next year.
Non-Transparent Active ETFs Are Coming
I believe that the SEC will eventually approve non-transparent active ETFs.
Top Portfolio Products: International Funds From Vanguard, T. Rowe Price
How two different mega fund companies hope to profit from investing in international stocks
SEC Enforcement: Advisor’s Deceptive Press Release on Barnes & Noble Halted Trading
Meanwhile, a consultant to Panda Restaurant Group and his friend were charged with insider trading related to the bidding process for P.F. Chang’s.