Editors' picks for the week include a report on the expected revision to the Labor Department's Conflict of Interest Rule and B. Riley's acquisition aspirations.
Fidelity & Guaranty Life acquirer eyes more annuity, life deals
The proposed acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life may represent just the start of CF Corp.'s foray into the U.S. life insurance business.
With start date approaching, fiduciary rule still expected to see revision
Just days before being implemented, the Labor Department's Conflict of Interest Rule is still in the crosshairs of industry leaders, regulators and legislators.
Wealth managers focus on blending robo and human advice
Robo-advice gained momentum again in 2016, but many companies are carefully considering a hybrid model that incorporates a healthy amount of human advice as well.
Labor Department gets earful on fiduciary rule from industry opponents
The U.S. Department of Labor is holding meetings with industry players over the Conflict of Interest Rule ahead of what could be a new rulemaking process.
Riley wants to continue shopping for retail brokers
B. Riley Financial Inc. is already in the process of executing two acquisitions, but Chairman and CEO Bryant Riley has further expansion on his mind.