Articles tagged "Spencer Bachus"


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Spencer Bachus's amazing turnabout from RIA villain to white knight and the miserable state of Dodd Frank's advancement of fiduciary care

Once presumed to be in FINRA's back pocket, the Alabama congressman co-sponsors H.R. 1627 -- a huge boon to SEC oversight of RIAs

July 21, 2014 — 3:40 AM UTC

10 most influential RIA figures going into 2013 and how they're reshaping the industry, Part 1

2012 was a year of drama as sweeping deals of unexpected size were struck and the industry took to the Hill to fight against FINRA overlords

March 8, 2013 — 4:58 PM UTC

How RIA forces squashed the Bachus bill by calling the implicit FINRA bluff

Faced with the threat of more SEC exams and higher fees to pay for them, RIA leaders said in effect: Bring it on

August 2, 2012 — 3:59 PM UTC

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"

May 14, 2012 — 3:59 AM UTC

A big California RIA fires off a letter to Rep. Bachus decrying FINRA as SRO pick

Neil Hokanson offers a boots-on-the-ground perspective about why changes brewing in Washington are bad for consumers and advisors alike

May 2, 2012 — 2:20 PM UTC

Avoiding FINRA oversight may depend on talking sense to an options-trading House Republican

Spencer Bachus, known to expertly trade options for his own account, seems to be down with what transactions-based advisors like

April 26, 2012 — 5:37 AM UTC
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