Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families. Here's how advisors can help clients with family governance.
How Can Advisors Detect Lying Clients? Many of the methods commonly used to tell if someone is lying don't actually work, says Jason Voss of the CFA Institute. Here are some techniques to help financial professionals improve their ability to detect deception.
The business is changing, says Jonathan Burkan, a wealth advisor with UBS. It's not just stocks and bonds anymore, and that means advisors must do a better job of helping clients think about estate, tax and retirement planning -- not just about the market.
Is there a better model for retirement planning? Michael Falk, partner with Focus Consulting Group, explains why advisors should shift their focus from stockpiling assets to covering clients' expenses.
With part of Nicholas Schorsch's real estate empire fracturing into warring factions, a chunk of his fortune may depend on whether RCS Capital can distance itself from the accounting missteps at American Realty Capital Properties. more »
The two self-regulators are proposing rules that would require dealers as principals to disclose to customers a reference price of the same security traded that same day as well as the difference between that price and the customers price. more »
UBS has been ordered to cap bonuses for foreign-exchange and precious-metals bankers as Switzerland's regulator probes 11 of the bank's current and former employees as part of its inquiry into currency rigging. more »