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Institute & Industry Leaders
Institute and industry leaders speak out on fiduciary duties and practices and for investors with clarity. Here are some recent instances where their voices have been heard. Please feel free to email the Institute examples you see.
On December 26, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has undergone a bit of a makeover. It’s no longer actually meant to regulate the financial services industry as it pertains to the treatment of Main Street – it has been transformed into an advocacy for the banks, credit card issuers, insurance companies, mortgage originators and brokerage firms against what it sees as overzealous regulation and job-killing oversight.
On November 15, 2017
Professor of Law and Michaels Faculty Research Scholar Tamar Frankel has been selected to receive the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Law School’s (AALS) Section on Women in Legal Education.
On July 29, 2017
Yale business professor, Daylian Cain, is a prolific researcher on conflicts of interest. His notoriety in investment advice policy circles was further enhanced when the Obama administration cited his work in 2015, as it argued for the DOL Conflicts of Interest Rule.
CFA Institute President and CEO, Paul Smith urges SEC to “regain control” of the fiduciary standard “by regulating the titles that those who provide personalized investment advice can use.”
Leader of hourly financial planning movement says Institute program provides much-needed clarity to help investors know what to expect from a fiduciary advisor
On January 28, 2017
The advisor world’s best-known advisor’s “advisor,” Bob Veres, has written extensively on how very different broker-dealers (sales persons) are from independent advisors.
On December 18, 2016
The investor watchdog talks to ThinkAdvisor about why SEC Chair White is a ‘bad SEC chair for investors’ and why the Social Security trust fund isn’t as important as many think.
On December 11, 2016
There can be changes around the edges, or changes at the core, but I expect with certainty that there will be uncertainty for a while.