Articles tagged "Tamar Frankel"


Reuven Avi-Yonah: Will the IRS be willing to take on many millions of investors or is Vanguard too big to tax?

Why Vanguard Group has proved impervious to a '$34.6 billion' whistleblower suit and why nobody's suggesting Vanguard execs should breathe easy
The SEC documented a 1981 OK on the asset manager's 'at-cost' fee structure - but if the IRS is egged on it could cost Vanguard bigtime in back taxes, penalties and future business

Tuesday 12.22.15
Ron Rhoades: "Suitability" is a failed doctrine. FINRA itself is a colossal failure, by any measure.

An in-depth analysis of FINRA's attempted takeover of RIAs and why the group should be disbanded, Part 2
FINRA's aim is to stamp out small RIAs that compete with its large Wall Street firms. Don't let it happen, pleads NAPFA's new chairman

Thursday 5.31.12
Daylian Cain: Disclosure is like a sugar pill. If it somehow relaxes us, than it does real harm.

What we all feared: 'Better' disclosure yields worse results, according to Yale professor's study
At an exclusive think-tank style conference on the Potomac, industry leaders heard the psychology behind investors' rosy view of the world.

Monday 9.27.10
The CFP Board of Standards is co-sponsoring a conference to bring top academics, industry thinkers in front of regulators. Kevin Keller, CEO, says advocacy groups can't afford to take a break now.

How a surprising array of advisor groups aims to catch the SEC's ear
A conference of experts from academia, industry will examine how the fiduciary standard could work in a brokerage business

Monday 9.13.10
Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein has said the investment bank is not a fiduciary. What is at issue, then, is what the suitability standard really is.

Regulatory Wire: How Goldman Sachs' fraud case will redirect the regulatory debate
Two Senators to offer amendment; plus, how many arbitration cases are filed because of breach of fiduciary duty? It's a lot.

Friday 4.23.10
Tamar Frankel says the Supreme Court Decision on mutual funds fees surprised and delighted her because of the pressure it puts on mutual fund boards of directors

Mutual fund industry may be too quick in declaring victory on the Supreme Court Decision
The standard is upheld but the people-with-muscle caveat is a true victory for investors, according to Tamar Frankel

Wednesday 3.31.10

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