Articles tagged "Barney Frank"


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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

December 17, 2013 — 7:27 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

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

June 13, 2013 — 6:02 PM UTC

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

April 3, 2013 — 5:32 PM UTC

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

June 28, 2010 — 7:29 AM UTC

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

June 25, 2010 — 3:36 AM UTC

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

June 18, 2010 — 5:17 AM UTC

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

June 17, 2010 — 4:45 AM UTC

Feds happily punt to states on advisor oversight

Move would take 33% of RIAs off of SEC's plate

October 6, 2009 — 9:55 PM UTC
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