New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s office is again requesting information from Bank of America (BofA) as part of an ongoing investigation into its January 1 acquisition of Merrill Lynch.
Los Angeles-based Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc. (TFA), completed its merger with its affiliate, St. Petersburg, Florida-based InterSecurities, Inc. (ISI).
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., has announced its intention to merge Allegiant Asset Management Company with its affiliate, PNC Capital Advisors, Inc., on or about September 29, to form PNC Capital Advisors, LLC.
Merrill Lynch will pay Florida $8.5 million to settle allegations over the sale of auction-rate securities (ARS).
INVEST Financial Corporation (INVEST), a subsidiary of National Planning Holdings, announced a partnership with four banks to provide brokerage and investment services.
Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, City Securities Corporation, and Fifth Third Securities, Inc., are the latest firms to settle charges with FINRA over the sale of auction-rate securities (ARS).
LPL Financial Corporation today launched its Retirement Plus Program as
part of its efforts to beef up support for retirement plan-focused
independent financial advisers.
Another advisory group braves the frontiers of being an independent firm.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has encouraged broker/dealer (B/D) bosses to rein in their reps.
The latest Ponzi schemes keep with the theme of brokers allegedly bilking from the elderly, including those close to them.
Many financial advisers and brokers might be confused about what regulators have to say about using social networking.
The MetLife Broker-Dealer Group unveiled an automated advisory product to capture emerging investors, or those investors with as little as $10,000 to invest.
Three former representatives of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) have left the firm to form Three Bridge Wealth Advisors in Menlo Park, California.
UBS AG agreed to provide 4,450 names of U.S. account holders to settle a tax-evasion lawsuit, according to news reports.
Leveraged exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) have caught the attention of regulators, and now law firms have noticed the products as well.
Westrock Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, named Donald H. Hunter, Jr., as CEO and president of the firm and its wealth management subsidiary, Westrock Advisors, Inc.
A judge has put the brakes on Bank of America’s $33-million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) became the latest wirehouse to put its foot down on exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
While most advisers offer employer benefits retirement planning services, only a quarter of clients use those services, according to research from Cerulli Associates.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Ameritas Investment Corp. $100,000 and suspended and fined one of its brokers for inducing customers to take on additional home equity debt in order to purchase variable universal life insurance policies (VULs).