How to Frame Annuities More Attractively
New research points to ways of increasing annuities' appeal.
Hedge Funds May Be Less Risky Than Thought: U.S. Treasury Analysis
Report examined leverage levels, risk modeling and amount of hard-to-value assets in 6,000 hedge fund portfolios.
Asset Managers as SIFIs? No Way, Trade Groups Say
SIFMA and the IAA called on the Treasury to withdraw its report on asset managers' systemic importance, calling it biased and inaccurate.
Treasury, IRS Change FSA Use-or-Lose Rule
Treasury Secretary Lew says the change is a "common-sense solution" to help people pay for health care.
NARAB II Bill Clears Senate Banking Committee
The bill would establish the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, a nonprofit, independent board to provide a mechanism for multistate licensing for insurance producers
New Hire Roundup: Westport Resources Promotes DeLaura
This week in new hires, Westport Resources promoted Christopher DeLaura and added Ashley Schexnaildre, and Susan Axelrod was promoted and Jonathan Sokobin was added by FINRA.
SIFMA CEO Tim Ryan Leaves for JPMorgan
Tim Ryan, SIFMA president and CEO, resigned Tuesday after being named global head of regulatory policy and strategy at JPMorgan Chase.
How the Election Will Shape Regulatory Policies for Advisors
The president appoints the people who will make the most important decisions on regulatory policy that affect your profession. First up on our list of potential changes: Treasury.
New Hire Roundup: TD Ameritrade Institutional Adds Dario
Also this week in new hires, Joseph Nader joined Wescott Financial Advisory Group; Will Proctor went to a new spot at Neuberger Berman; and more.
New York on Solid Ground to Sanction Standard Chartered, Experts Say
Experts in the U.S. and abroad say that the bank's internal e-mails give the New York regulator a basis for its unilateral action.