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Mason Braswell


Mason Braswell

Mason Braswell writes about all things related to wirehouses and registered investment advisers for InvestmentNews. Since graduating from New York University in 2012, he has been covering the business of financial advice. In his spare time, Mason can be found wandering the street of New York City with his camera. Follow him on Twitter @masonbraswell for updates on wirehouses, RIAs and regulatory issues facing the industry.

Recent Articles

Barclays brokers sniff at Stifel, jump to Merrill

Jun 30, 2015

BofA has added 15 ex-Barclays advisers in the past month and recently picked up a $750 million team in Texas

Minnesota adviser gets 25 years in prison for Ponzi scheme

Jun 30, 2015

Sean Meadows pleaded guilty to diverting $10 million for business and personal expenses, including gambling and “adult entertainment”

Deutsche team with $3.2 billion in assets forms RIA

Jun 29, 2015

Duo manages money for entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

Custodians' payments to RIAs for fund picks raise eyebrows

Jun 26, 2015

'Shareholder service' expenses paid by Schwab and Fidelity from no-transaction-fee funds

RIAs could be required to report suspected money laundering

Jun 23, 2015

Proposal from FinCEN would have investment advisers monitor and report questionable activity under the Bank Secrecy Act

Finra homes in on supervisory failures tied to rogue brokers

Jun 22, 2015

Morgan Stanley and Scottrade to pay nearly $1 million over allegations of failing to spot illegitimate transfer of funds

Cost pressures compel $24 billion B-D to sell stake to PE firm

Jun 17, 2015

Family-owned brokerage firm Lincoln Investment Planning has sold a 20% stake to Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm

First Republic picks up $6 billion RIA

Jun 17, 2015

The financial institution adds the large multi-family investment office Constellation Wealth Advisors

Texas advisers claim a small victory in tax repeal

Jun 17, 2015

Independent brokers and investment advisers will no longer have to pay a $200 per-person yearly tax

B-D mulls its options after major arb award

Jun 16, 2015

Works to come up with a plan to save the company as its net capital falls below regulatory requirements

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