News, Vision and Voice for
the Advisory Community
advertisement

Articles tagged "Barney Frank"


I learned most when I spoke directly to the politicians, in this case, Chris Dodd.

How Barney Frank and Chris Dodd surprised me after I got them aside for one-on-one chats
The namesakes for Dodd-Frank invest personally through Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch and seem to be oblivious about why that may not be in their best interests -- though I tried to explain it to Barney Frank

Tuesday 12.17.13
Before the lights went out: A consumer panel says what it knows about what it doesn't.

TD throws its first client-best-interest summit, a micro-event, by 'candlelight' in Palm Beach and ideas rise from the RIA deeps
As members of a consumer panel bitch creatively, fed up advisors dig deep for ideas that depend less on DC vicissitudes and more on RIA will and unity

Monday 6.17.13
Tom Nally and Fred  Tomczyk put their heads together before the opening session.

TD Ameritrade Institutional Elite Summit boasts big firms, big ideas and a defiance of the weather
A combined $133 billion AUM of advisors -- made up of 133 advisors -- made for rareified, if highly humid air in Palm Beach

Friday 6.14.13
Barney Frank (r.) with TD's Skip Schweiss: We can’t confuse people who are already confused.

Barney Frank puzzles crowd on his fiduciary stance at TD summit -- as questions from Skip Schweiss and advisors expose his haziness on the RIA structure and soul
The namesake of the Dodd-Frank bill seems to buy into a suitability approach as a gold standard for financial advice

Thursday 6.13.13
Barney Frank and Chris Dodd are now aware of how persuasive Brian Hamburger can be as they put Vegas on their pre-Christmas calendar.

In a major 'get' MarketCounsel books Dodd and Frank to play Vegas
How Brian Hamburger booked the Martin and Lewis of financial legislators to his -- formerly -- bare-bones conference

Wednesday 4.3.13
Elizabeth MacBride on how a small group of advocates for advisors and the fiduciary standard influence the debate this year in Washington, D.C.

What went right: the story of the fiduciary standard this year
A long-odds fight by advocates and a well-timed Goldman Sachs stumble and -- voilà -- brokers may have to begin putting customers' interests first

Monday 6.28.10
A strong advocate for the fiduciary standard, Frank pulled out a win in the conference committee this afternoon.

Improbable win for fiduciary standard: Congress set to hand SEC power to impose fiduciary duty on broker-dealers
Conference committee agrees on a measure that calls for six-month study and then gives SEC authority to write single set of rules for advisors and brokers

Friday 6.25.10
If only the conference commitee room were this peaceful.

Regulatory Wire: former SEC chairs slam financial services reform
Plus, DOL's new webinar on 401(k) compliance; the SEC speaks on target date funds; and questions about Stoneridge

Friday 6.18.10
Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass) sees SEC rule-making authority, but after a certain “preparatory” time.

As House and Senate talk compromise, Barney Frank hints at a win for fiduciary advocates
In Washington end game, the fiduciary standard hangs in the balance between Barney Frank and Tim Johnson

Thursday 6.17.10
Barney Frank on state regulators: “You have been an improvement on the federal regulators.”

Feds happily punt to states on advisor oversight
Move would take 33% of RIAs off of SEC's plate

Tuesday 10.6.09

From the RIABiz Directory »

The Industry Sourcebook for RIAs



Browse All Archives


2015


    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2014


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2013


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2012


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2011


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2010


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August
    July
    June
    May
    April
    March
    February
    January

2009


    December
    November
    October
    September
    August

Most Emailed Stories »

Don Trone: Because ethotic leaders tend to have a broader view, they are able to keep a better sense of perspective in the face of adversity.
17 shares
The 10 essential qualities an advisor must possess to become an 'ethotic' leader in these days of roiling markets

Bill McNabb: It's OK to ignore volatility—that's part of the plan.
9 shares
Vanguard urges considered inaction -- not knee-jerk reaction -- to market's wild ride

Jon Stein frequently rolls up his sleeves to handle Betterment investor queries as part of his non-robo strategy.
5 shares
Consumer Reports names Betterment in top five for customer service with USAA, Schwab, Vanguard and T. Rowe Price

Ashley Fieglein Johnson earned close to $1 million in total compensation last year but a $12 annoyance bank fee charged to her five-year-old son was a big reason she joined Wealthfront.
4 shares
Two ways of reading Wealthfront's inscrutable hire of a power CFO -- one it may not really need anytime soon

Burt White: History suggests stocks are capable of posting total returns this year in the range of 5% to 9% including dividends, despite touching negative territory on the year in August.
1 shares
Why a flat start doesn't mean a flat finish for the S&P 500


Get the RIABiz Today
Email Alert »