Tag: Broker/Dealer

MetLife Unveils B/D Processing System

The MetLife Broker-Dealer Group has launched an electronic business processing system for its broker/dealer operations known as eApp (electronic application) and eApp with electronic signature option.

RIA Industry Rife With M&A Activity

Since 2006, the average number of annual deals among registered investment adviser (RIA) firms rose 37% in the last two years, to 48, and the increase in acquisitions shows long-term signs of sustainability, according to a new study.

New Playing Field for Advice

With the so-called Merrill Lynch Rule a thing of the past, some advisers will need to clarify their role, though it's not likely to broadly impact the managed account environment.