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Merger-and-acquisition deals among registered investment advisersshould be done not to make firms better, not just bigger, said executives on a panel at the Schwab IMPACT 2016 conference.

Cultural fit and eagerness to learn are crucial factors in hiring young talent at an advisory firm, said panelists at the Schwab IMPACT 2016 conference.

Former regulators examined issues including cost-benefit analyses of rules and collaboration among regulatory agencies during a panel discussion at SIFMA's 2016 Annual Meeting.

Executives discussed risk aversion in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis as well as current challenges and opportunities in capital markets at SIFMA's 2016 Annual Meeting.

How the finance world is trying to make diversity and inclusion a strategic, living part of its business.

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At SIFMA's annual meeting, Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey shares how both companies look to connect people and give them agency.

Jon Lukomnik discusses his book that aims to stop the 'slow bleeding' that is killing the financial system

How financial services firms can communicate fiduciary rule details to clients

Compliance professionals are struggling to keep up with the explosion of communications channels, including social media and mobile devices.

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How the Export-Import bank is working to help small businesses with international expansion.

Execs from Crowdfunder chat on the sidelines of the Milken Institute Global Conference about the JOBS Act and trends in venture capital.

Dave McClure, founding partner of 500 Startups, discusses the venture capital landscape during the Milken Institute Global Conference.

Broadridge unveils new tool for post-trade processing and compliance reporting.

CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam talks commodities and other factors that are bound to impact the U.S. and global economy.

Nasdaq President and COO Adena Friedman discusses how technological advances are changing the way Wall Street does business.