Plain language, testing and new technologies must be marshaled to battle systemic complexity in increased disclosure of Reg BI era.
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Introduction Part of the “After the Advisers Act” initiative that The Institute has launched is the creation of new tools to help investors “Find a Fiduciary.” These tools can be used by fee-only, fiduciary advisory firms, and advisor advocacy groups, to promote why it is vital that investors choose to work with a fiduciary. E-Book […]
Two articles and a webinar speak to how the SECs’ and CFP Boards’ new standards depart from the Advisers Act of 1940.
Regulators treated brokerage sales and fiduciary advice differently for years, stressing the harms and risks of conflicts of interest. Avoiding conflicts, if at all possible, was the norm. That was yesterday.
A note from Knut A. Rostad In September 2018, the Institute awarded the Frankel Fiduciary Prize to Harold Evensky at Texas Tech in Lubbock. While on campus I spoke before several classes and saw first hand the interest of students in the subject of fiduciary duties. Since then, in collaboration with two Personal Financial Planning […]
The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard today announced that the 2019 Frankel Fiduciary Prize honoree is John H. Langbein.