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.
The DOL provide some clarity to the investment industry about its obligations while providing protection to retirement investors through a best interest standard. Categories: Fiduciary Duty
Trump administration delays implementation of new fiduciary rule to review potential effect on investors’ access to retirement information and financial advice
No one really knows at this point what impact President-elect Trump or the cabinet that he puts together will have on the global economy, capital markets, or financial industry.
The future of the DOL rule is somewhat uncertain, but the changes probably won’t happen fast and the rule may actually already be established. Categories: Fiduciary Duty; Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER)
The Financial Stability Board believes there are structural vulnerabilities in asset management activities that need to be addressed even though the industry is different from other financial sectors.
CFA Institute survey results reveal that more than 50% of members who responded believe there is too much regulation in the US financial markets.
SEC proposing a new rule that would make it unlawful for investment advisers to not have a business continuity and transition plan in place.
New SEC rules for money market funds, including changes in calculating NAV, that are designed to increase their stability go into effect on 14 October.
Crowdfunding as an option for the offer and sale of securities became a reality when the SEC’s Regulation Crowdfunding went into effect in May.
Can the FSOC meet its mandate to identify and respond to emerging financial stability threats, or has the recent court ruling and past criticism eroded its authority?
The Department of Labor advises asset managers to be ready to comply with the fiduciary rule by the target implementation date of April 2017. Will lawsuits delay this plan?
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.
Protecting retail investors and retirement savers, assessing marketwide risks, and data analytics are top exam priorities.
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.
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