Articles tagged "Barbara Roper"


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How the SEC is poised to hand RIAs the keys to the $1.3 trillion private placement market -- largely at the expense of stockbrokers

Dodd-Frank kicked off a series of events that demanded a more rational way to define the sophistication of investors and who is best able to judge investments that don't have prospectuses

July 20, 2016 — 9:54 PM UTC

Where Barbara Roper and Ron Rhoades lose traction in their fiduciary arguments

Lay fiduciary decision-makers have difficulty in discerning conflicts of interest.

March 2, 2015 — 6:19 PM UTC

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

June 17, 2013 — 4:33 AM UTC

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

June 14, 2013 — 2:56 PM UTC

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

June 4, 2012 — 8:28 PM UTC

Influential fiduciaries endorse bootstrapping advisory-industry SRO

Maria Elena Lagomasino and Harold Evensky among those giving nod to Mississippi law students

April 18, 2011 — 1:39 PM UTC

Advisory factions steel for end game as SEC's verdict on FINRA SRO comes down

As action moves to Congress, a flurry of meetings and Schwab's appearance

January 14, 2011 — 3:05 PM UTC

The 7 government actions that could reshape the advisory business in 2011

Funding may derail some grand plans, but regulations roll on (and so do tax threats)

January 7, 2011 — 1:49 PM UTC

Yesterday's proposed DOL regs underscore why default investments are the 401(k) market's giant untapped opportunity

Regulators' so-far soft approach on target date funds leaves door open for advisors to compete

November 30, 2010 — 4:35 AM UTC

Signed, sealed, delivered: Fiduciary advocates hope SEC takes their new survey for gospel

In pressure cooker of Washington, D.C., nothing looks certain, especially after Tea Party wins

September 16, 2010 — 2:21 AM UTC