Linda Rittenhouse, JD, is a director of capital markets policy at CFA Institute. She focuses primarily on issues related to investment products and investment regulation. Rittenhouse holds a JD degree.
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari’s call to break up big banks has reopened a debate on whether the US has done enough to prevent another global financial crisis of the magnitude felt in 2008. Read more
Since the Department of Labor issued its sweeping — and controversial — fiduciary rule proposal last April, the investment industry has remained largely divided on stricter requirements for investment professionals working with retirement plans. Read more
Recent proposals by NASAA and FINRA aimed at protecting the elderly from financial exploitation represent the latest attempts by regulators and industry groups to rein in unscrupulous practices. Read more