“Advisers who embrace technology—especially solutions to more efficiently handle tedious recurring client-service tasks—are going to be the ones who scale, grow and ultimately win.”
Tag: Clearing Services/Trust Companies
VMS has added Mid Atlantic Trust Company as a trading destination and custody provider within its adviser and TPA network.
It’s not just investment gurus and behavioral scientists who have big ideas about helping individuals and institutions prepare for the financial future.
Broker/dealers’ traditional affiliation approach could leave them in the past
Fidelity Institutional announced plans to align its clearing and custody units, while the wider firm will establish a new technology group to create digital solutions across the Fidelity enterprise.
A new report from Kasina finds institutional asset managers, fund providers and insurers view the financial advisory industry as an area with strong growth potential.
Retirement Clearinghouse LLC (RCH) introduced an Internet-enhanced, comprehensive search service to locate missing retirement plan participants.
A group of retirement industry representatives recently sent a comment letter to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) emphasizing the need for uninterrupted access to the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File (DMF).
The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), part of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), released its list of examination priorities for 2014.
Redhawk Wealth Advisors Inc. selected ExpertPlan to provide recordkeeping and administrative services for the advisory firm’s qualified retirement plan business.
Diane L. Schueneman has been appointed independent director of Penson Worldwide, Inc.
Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, has increased its presence in Australia by acquiring Penson Worldwide's Australian operations.
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, has enhanced its open-architecture platform with the additions of Comerica Bank & Trust, NA and New York Private Trust Company.
Schwab Advisor Services data on registered investment adviser (RIA) mergers and acquisitions activity for the first half of 2011 shows M&A activity is down from 2010, but deal size is greater.
Schwab Advisor Services announced that Laser App, a desktop software package, will be widely available to advisers that custody with the company by the end of the year.
National Advisors Trust has announced that three registered investment advisers (RIAs) have chosen to participate in the company’s Trust Representative Office (TRO) program.
Wilmington Trust has announced that Patrick M. Trainor was named senior vice president and business development department manager for the company’s Global Capital Markets Services group.
TD Ameritrade Institutional now offers advisers a research-based software assessment tool that compiles a list of recommended customer relationship management (CRM) programs based on the needs of the adviser.
Seventy-five percent of U.S. broker/dealer (B/D) and independent registered investment advisory (RIA) firms are planning to hire in the next 12 months.
TD Ameritrade Institutional is launching the “Veo Mobile” iPad app as part of its "future adviser workstation" objective.