Articles tagged "Consumer Federation of America"


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Alexander Acosta's DOL rule letter to WSJ contains double message and one long-term objective: 'Gut' it

Labor Secretary explains that flouting administrative rule is counterproductive but his comments to Wall Street Journal 'parrot' the brokerage lobby line, reassuring them that larger effort to kill the regulation is on track

May 23, 2017 — 7:29 PM UTC

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

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

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

Giant push is on in Washington to create a nation of savers

Banks are taking the lead but companies like Fidelity Investments, Raymond James, and Edward Jones plan to jump aboard

February 22, 2010 — 6:18 AM UTC

Johnson amendment a stalking horse for FINRA oversight of RIAs?

Advisor groups say legislative language lays ground for shift or regulators; others see it is a 'prudent measure'

February 18, 2010 — 5:24 AM UTC
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