Cannabis-related Assets in SDIRAs
Beverly Edwards, Senior VP and Counsel at Mainstar Trust examines how cannabis-related assets can be held in self-directed IRA accounts and considers the regulatory landscape.
FAANG: In the government’s crosshairs
As the government targets many of the ‘FAANG’ companies for antitrust and privacy issues, the Ivy Investments tech panel dives into the potential implications of more regulation on Big Tech.
Former Top 100 Female Advisor Behind Bars in $20 Million Ponzi Scheme
A Former Top 100 Female Advisor is behind bars after using client money on everything from astrological gems to “Hoodoo” spells to a $500,000 Dallas Cowboys suite.
AdvisorHub News of the Week - 8/2/2019
A Former Top 100 Female Advisor is behind bars after using client money on everything from astrological gems to “Hoodoo” spells to a $500,000 Dallas Cowboys suite. Brokerage veteran David Kowach will soon be in charge of Wells Fargo’s 5,400 retail bank branches. Don Marron’s private equity firm Lightyear Capital is selling its majority stake in the fast-growing RIA aggregator Wealth Enhancement Group To learn more about these stories visit www.AdvisorHub.com for the full length reports from Mason Braswell, Jed Horowitz and the AdvisorHub team.
FPA Insights: Regulation and Women in Transition
The FPA is actively watching and advocating for changes in regulation. FPA President Evelyn Zohlen discusses the FPA's efforts with the SEC and Congress, as well as her work with women in transition.
EP Wealth Closes Second Deal of 2019
EP Wealth closed its second deal of 2019, buying Pathlight Investors. The Carson Group is taking a 25% equity stake in Ruggie Wealth Management. Financial Advisors reports that RIA Trade Group IAA came out with a letter suggesting that the new broker standard of conduct could confuse investors.
Media Industry Facing More M&A Ahead?
M & A Trends and Outlook – Media Industry
Big Tech Under Regulatory Scrutiny
U.S. regulators and politicians are scrutinizing the major technology giants to investigate whether the juggernauts have too much power.
Drug Prices -- Much Talk, Little Action
Politics in Washington D.C. plays an increasingly role of the future of the health care industry.
MASTERCLASS: Outcome-Driven Solutions
The pressure to deliver investors more value-added services is growing—a challenge in today’s increasingly complex regulatory and capital markets environment. In this Masterclass, experts from Columbia Threadneedle Investments discuss how incorporating model solutions may assist advisors: Josh Kutin, CFA, Head of Asset Allocation, North America Anwiti Bahuguna, Ph.D., Head of Multi-Asset Strategy Ben Simonds, Vice President, Client Portfolio Manager, Global Asset Allocation and Alternative Investments Scott Brady, Vice President, Head of Product Development and Strategy
Small Cap Insights with Hodges Funds PM Craig Hodges
Hodges Funds Portfolio Manager Craig Hodges on why small caps are attractive and makes the case for small cap value
How You Should Prepare for Tax Reform
Deloitte Tax Managing Principal Jonathan Traub brings insights on the latest iteration of tax reform straight from Capitol Hill. Traub outlines the key elements that financial firms need to keep an eye on in order to navigate the changing tax code, and touches on some of the most important elements of individual tax reform.