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Adri Miller-Heckman: This was one of the few times my mother was willing to defy my father's wishes and make a change not to his liking.

Why you won't know your female clients are unhappy until they're out the door
By 2020, women will control $22 trillion -- 25% more than today's national debt; that's not a segment you can afford to lose

Wednesday 4.24.13
Barbara Roper: This legislation does even less to achieve that goal of harmonization than it does to solve the resource problem.

Barbara Roper sends stern letter to Rep. Bachus raising new FINRA-as-SRO issues
Consumer Federation of America: Smaller firms would bear the brunt of costs and broker/advisor confusion may only increase under the contemplated bill

Monday 6.4.12
Bernie Clark: I'll personally deliver your message to the representatives with whom I'll be meeting.

Bernie Clark and Skip Schweiss head to Washington next week to fight on behalf of RIAs in Bachus bill showdown
With FINRA threat looking real, the Schwab and TD Ameritrade executives are urging letters and Tweets

Friday 6.1.12
Angela Canterbury: Several members of Bernard Madoff's family held leadership roles at FINRA.

Non-partisan watchdog group writes a scathing letter about FINRA
POGO, which uncovered the Pentagon's famed $7,500 coffee maker, says the would-be SRO is basically rife with conflicts of interest

Thursday 5.31.12
Ron Rhoades: FINRA was already an expert at protecting its large Wall Street firms from competition.

Why FINRA's power grab for RIAs needs to be stopped to avert the death of the profession, Part 1
Looking back from the year 2025, the author recounts how FINRA seized regulatory control and crushed the life out the once-thriving RIA channel

Wednesday 5.30.12
Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis: The organization that appears to be pulling numbers out of thin air is FINRA.

FINRA comes up with cost projections for its SRO and the CFP Board blasts them
FINRA is still angry that Boston Consulting Group did not consult them and says they created numbers "out of thin air"

Monday 5.14.12
Brian Hamburger: I think that number [from BCG] is a very conservative and kind number.

FINRA attacks Boston Consulting Group over SRO study
BCG sticks to its guns saying that the double-dip cost of SEC oversight makes any FINRA numbers moot

Friday 12.16.11
Charles Goldman aggressively tackled Fidelity's approach to service but he may also have ruffled feathers

Charles Goldman to leave Fidelity
Overseer of Fidelity's RIA custody, broker clearing and family office units sets a departure date

Tuesday 1.26.10
Mark Hoffman: An RIA is just like any small business, but with a slug of regulation.

What You May Have Missed: A broker leaves UBS and loops in executive talent for his RIA
Not satisfied to be a mom-and-pop, wirehouse breakaway hires Boston Consulting Group talent out of the gate

Tuesday 12.8.09

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