Content tagged "Advanced Regulatory Compliance"



Corient principals: Clients looked at us with a strange look on their face, saying, 'Well, aren’t you my financial adviser?’

Why a $3 billion UHNW team in Newport Beach bolted Merrill Lynch and what breakaway bugs are reading into it
The alternating carrot/whip spurs for wirehouse mega-teams has the breakaway buggy bolting along

Tuesday 10.6.15
Tom Lewis: That's how things are in a community like Rochester, where successful people know each other and all socialize.

After Merrill Lynch allegedly 'crippled' their careers, two advisors are prepping a big counterstroke, lawyer says
FINRA may decide whether the wirehouse pulled the trigger too whimsically on its PBIG stars

Tuesday 10.14.14
Patrick Burns: The shift was sudden.

Backs to the wall, wirehouses renew legal efforts to stem team breakaways -- with junior partners sparking the tension
Lawsuits by Merrill, UBS, Morgan Stanley have been spiking in recent months, according to industry observers and lawyers, and it can take precious time and big money to make them go away

Wednesday 10.23.13
Patrick Burns: By opening the door for RIAs to have their arbitration cases held before a FINRA arbitration panel, it seems that FINRA has taken another step in its quest to become the SRO for RIAs.

Analysis: Beware of a FINRA bearing gifts for RIAs
The broker regulator takes another step towards ruling RIAs by making its arbitration process open to them

Friday 12.7.12
Pat Burns: Maxine Waters (D-CA) said that she was putting together her own legislation that would center around user-fees.

Cheat sheet on Wednesday's Bachus fracas
Not all Republicans were thrilled with the plan that would make FINRA king

Friday 6.8.12
Matthew Hutcheson testified in Congress about 401(k) plans and now the DOL is breathing down his neck.

What to make of a fiduciary flag-bearer's alleged misappropriation of $5 million from clients -- and his denial of the charges
Arrest of Matthew Hutcheson raises questions about the fiduciary movement

Thursday 5.10.12
Brian Hamburger: If anything it's sending the message that the SEC is not putting a high price tag on the cost of maintaining an ongoing compliance program.

How much should RIAs shake in their boots after the SEC punished three firms then put out a detailed press release?
Did the embattled agency go too far -- or not far enough?

Wednesday 11.30.11

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