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Mason Braswell

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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

Pricing pressure encourages new revenue models

Dec 21, 2014

Some firms have started charging a fee on net worth or billing with annual retainers and hourly fees

Schorsch accused of manipulating ARCP books: Suit

Dec 18, 2014

American Realty Capital Properties Inc.'s former chief accounting officer alleges the ex-chairman ordered numbers to be changed

Wells Fargo fined $1.5 million for AML failures

Dec 18, 2014

The firm failed to properly vet some 220,000 new client accounts, Finra said

Wells Fargo tweaks deferred comp, pay on stock trades

Dec 17, 2014

Advisers could earn more deferred pay, but minimum ticket size for payout on equity trades upped to $125

Alts fund manager Daniel Thibeault arrested in securities fraud

Dec 16, 2014

The FBI accused GL Capital Partners CEO of creating fictitious loans to divert $12.6 million in assets to business accounts

Wedbush founder faces bigger penalty, suspension after losing appeal

Dec 15, 2014

A review board denied his petition and doubled the original fine

UBS, Merrill increase bonuses for new assets and banking referrals

Dec 12, 2014

2015 compensation plans push advisers to build their AUM and refer clients to the bank

Krawcheck: Wirehouses undaunted by RIA growth

Dec 11, 2014

Despite a rapid rise in the independent channel, big brokerage firms aren't running scared

Mark Cuban blasts SEC focus on enforcement

Dec 10, 2014

“Shark Tank” entrepreneur joins former SEC chairman Christopher Cox in criticizing the agency

Tony Robbins pumps up advisers

Dec 9, 2014

Offers a glimpse of coaching program and outlines industry goals

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