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A congressman, an engineer, an airline pilot and a court reporter walk into a fiduciary conference...

TD Ameritrade pulls off amazing Summit in DC that reveals rot to the core of SEC, FINRA and ERISA system

A consumer panel sobered the crowd off the bat with war stories and then Ron Rhoades, Mercer Bullard, David Tittsworth, Sheryl Garrett, Tom Nally, Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis and others pulled no punches

September 18, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Dan Moisand: They have the opportunity to stop it, or screw it up worse than they already have.

Fearful that the SEC has been overworked, lobbied and bullied into a SIFMA stupor, fiduciary crowd launches 16-page missile

Among other things, the letter calls SIFMA's idea of a uniform fiduciary standard a 'broker sales standard'

April 13, 2012 at 3:44 AM

Christy White: No 401(k) plan provider has succeeded yet in having a top brand and a top service rating..

Fidelity, Vanguard and Schwab have top 401(k) brands but plan sponsors like the service of off-brands better, study shows

In market share wars for retirement plan dollars, big and small brands alike have much to learn

July 8, 2011 at 2:23 PM

Sheryl Garrett:  “Given the funding issues currently facing the SEC, it may not get the resources to continue to regulate registered investment advisers. In that event, the Committee supports an alternative self-regulatory organization (SRO)."

Influential fiduciaries endorse bootstrapping advisory-industry SRO

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

April 18, 2011 at 1:39 PM

Mercer Bullard: "If the CFP Board, the Financial Planning Association or the Investment Adviser Association finally get their act together, they might want to get involved."

Mississippi lawyer Mercer Bullard volunteers to form an RIA SRO and nobody's laughing it off

IAA won't join forces; annual cost to run an SRO could top $150 million

March 10, 2011 at 5:37 AM

The CFP Board of Standards is co-sponsoring a conference to bring top academics, industry thinkers in front of regulators. Kevin Keller, CEO, says advocacy groups can't afford to take a break now.

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 at 4:42 AM

Ron Rhoades: When will Congress stand up to Wall Street?

One-Man Think Tank: When Wall Street has investors' 'best interests' at heart, watch out

As Senate is poised to take up reform, Ron Rhoades contends the movement to create a "new" fiduciary standard is a campaign of disinformation

April 27, 2010 at 6:19 AM

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