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January 4, 2019

Yet Another LPL Rep Sues Annuity Provider Over Trailing Commissions
Ohio National’s decision to stop paying trailing commissions in December continues attracting the ire of brokers.
Federal Judge OKs Class Action Brought by Former Wells Fargo FAs
The former advisors claim the wirehouse didn’t pay them owed overtime.
The Top Reasons Advisors Get Hired
Financial planning is considered a big differentiator.
Citizens Bank Makes Big Play with $7.5 Billion Wealth Management Firm Purchase
The firm will operate under its own brand name as a division of the bank.
Dakota Wealth Buys Tax and Consulting Firm
The acquisition is Dakota Wealth’s third in eight months.
Cowen Completes Acquisition of Global Financial Advice Firm
Quarton International will operate under the Cowen name in the U.S.