Tag: Custodians

NFP Launches Wealth Management Platform

National Financial Partners Corp. and its subsidiary, NFP Securities, Inc., recently launched NFP IndeSuite, a wealth management platform for the independent registered investment adviser (RIA).

SEC Tightens Adviser Custody Rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted Bernard Madoff-inspired rules that make it more difficult for investment advisers to custody their clients’ assets.

RIAs Pump up Client Efforts

Nearly half of registered investment advisers (RIAs) reported gaining clients and improving client satisfaction in the last year, according to the latest study of how RIAs fared during the financial crisis.

Schwab Adds Client Feedback Tools

Schwab Advisor Services unveiled enhancements, including a waiver of fees for its merger and acquisition listing service, an online version of its Scorecard tool, and a new client feedback product.

ExpertPlan Partners with Schwab to Reach RIAs

ExpertPlan and Charles Schwab Trust Company (CSTC) have teamed up to create a new trading platform under which Schwab will perform custody, trust, and clearing services for plans administered by ExpertPlan.