Articles tagged "CFP Board of Standards"


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Lauren Schadle shows mettle as FPA stakes out turf in skirmish with CFP Board at its national conference in Orlando

Despite a no-show Phyllis Borzi, the FPA Experience was a substance-filled event in which the organization sought to redefine and reclaim its soul

October 22, 2013 — 5:00 PM UTC

A Merrill Lynch trainee shares what it's really like to be part of the firm's revamped, more RIA-like training program

Following a scathing condemnation of the program in reaction to a recent story, another trainee chimes in with a more three-dimensional report

December 13, 2012 — 8:15 PM UTC

Advizent hits $100-billion asset target in a matter of weeks triggering hires

The RIA grand brand and co-op gains momentum as Charles Goldman goes all-in

June 4, 2012 — 5:23 AM UTC

Legal analysis: The chances that Wealthcare beats UBS or upends the financial planning community

The patent lawsuit could have real consequences for financial advisors

August 11, 2011 — 3:01 PM UTC

In a world of Schwab and Merrill, can the CFP Board use $36 million of ads to make planning sexy?

Goal is for consumers to see CFP mark as a Good Housekeeping seal of approval

April 15, 2011 — 2:56 PM UTC

Six things to know about this week's big DC news

RIAs have the winning business model, but also more competition

January 21, 2011 — 2:37 PM 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

How a surprising array of advisor groups aims to catch the SEC's ear

A conference of experts from academia, industry will examine how the fiduciary standard could work in a brokerage business

September 13, 2010 — 4:42 AM UTC

How financial reform gives the SEC new bite; plus at least five other things advisors ought to know about the legislation

The new financial world will be constructed mostly out of the public eye, as regulators begin studying 150 issues Congress punted to agencies

July 26, 2010 — 3:36 AM 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
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