Articles tagged "The Wagner Law Group"
The RIA business can heave a sigh of relief as Grayscale beats the SEC in court and its GBTC fund soars in value
Firms like Charles Schwab & Co. and iCapital largely banked on Grayscale managers and mutual funds as a bridge solution only to get burned as discount to assets ballooned and Bitcoin plummeted in value -- a reversal that could continue to unwind
August 30, 2023 at 3:54 AM
Schwab's merger with TD Ameritrade was sterling until the Covid-19 pandemic and financial collapse took some of the shine off the deal
Charles Schwab & Co.'s decision to buy TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. in Nov. 2019 looked like a lock, but 'Schwabitrade' has been rocked by wholesale branch closings, plummeting share prices and emergency rate cuts to near zero.
April 14, 2020 at 11:13 PM
Wealthfront is again forced to disclose a bad mistake --testing how far the move-fast, break-things -then-apologize culture can go
The Redwood City robo issues erroneous 1099 data in 2017 that it just discovered. It happened around the time it dumped Apex.
October 19, 2019 at 4:13 AM
Schwab employee 401(k) lawsuit taunts Chuck by using Vanguard as Exhibit A
The San Francisco giant is latest to get hit with legal scourge; Ameriprise and Fidelity already shelled out megabucks to settle claims that their retirement funds underperform and charge a lot to do it – but not Vanguard
March 8, 2017 at 6:34 PM
DOL rule-killers now on defense as legal failures add up, reinforcements don't make it to Washington and the clock ticks down
Cumulative effect of Puzder and Scaramucci implosions and looming April 10 go date shifts momentum to the rule's standard bearers
February 15, 2017 at 6:32 PM
'Forum-shopped' Texas judge, refusing to play along, torpedoes Wall Street's efforts to stay the DOL rule -- narrowing chances of an end run by Trump and stockbrokers
DOL rule's would-be killers face the quagmire of law-making; Chief Judge Barbara Lynn grilled DOL, promised that it signaled nothing, and that turned out to be true
February 9, 2017 at 2:46 AM
How Trump's backtrack on DOL rule burned his most ardent anti-rule supporters and the opening Elizabeth Warren is exploiting
Threat of losing DOL rule sparks a new public consciousness and the Massachusetts Senator gives shout-out to Betterment, XY Planning and BlackRock
February 7, 2017 at 10:46 PM
Wall Street women pile into buses and cars, head south on I-95 to protest Trump
Pack up that Nasty Woman T-shirt for a pre-dawn trip and client blowback be damned
January 21, 2017 at 2:06 AM
DOL rule will be undone, in a cruel twist, by the Department of Labor -- essentially by a Trump order to cut red tape by staying the Texas court case
Jason Roberts at Pension Resources Institute: It's the DOL itself saying 'maybe we got this wrong' as a means of giving cover to delay.
January 20, 2017 at 11:42 PM
Who's afraid of Virginia Foxx and friends? Maybe pro-DOL forces should be but no panic yet
With nine days and counting until President Trump, Conservatives deploy fresh troops in Washington with guns trained on the DOL rule
January 12, 2017 at 12:49 AM
Mum on DOL rule, Labor chief appointee Andy Puzder's 'check-the-box' 401(k) plan at CKE Restaurants speaks volumes
The expensive Mercer-advised pension plan has low participation rates, low balances, no matches and few assets overall
December 13, 2016 at 8:50 PM
Will the alternative assets Intel added to its 401(k) plan backfire legally as well as financially?
New lawsuit alleges that spicing the DC plans with $2.5 billion of bets on de facto dark pools of 'shudder'-worthy alternatives cost participants hundreds of millions of dollars
November 12, 2015 at 8:55 PM
Why exactly DOL's latest action is so shocking to so many brokers -- and even ERISA lawyers -- despite years of warnings
Brokers managing IRA assets never imagined they'd need to make a written promise to do right by investors