Your Finance: Advisers who put your interests first

Finance Director – Los Angeles, CA or Washington, D.C.

The SEC is trying to figure out the Catch-22 of giving consumers the protection of fiduciary advice while allowing “advisers” to earn commissions by selling products. Meanwhile, long-shot legislation winding its way through the House of Representatives would block the SEC from moving forward. But if you need help managing your money, you can’t just wait for the SEC to act, or trust that the current certification system works perfectly. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Finance office a ‘chaotic mess’

The Selectmen also approved a 30-day extension to the contracted town accountant services, while they determine a long-term solution. The contract is through the end of July and will not exceed $5,000. Town Administrator Mark Andrews reported that the services cost around $2,000 for the month of June. Selectmen Patrick Wilson and Jack Wilhelm interviewed two candidates for town accountant and determined that neither was qualified because of lack of municipal experience.

Malaysia’s Islamic finance overhaul boosts protection for depositors

Reports to: CFO About RI: Relief International (RI) is a leading global change organization and home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the worlds most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development. Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer and in collaboration with the International Controller, the Finance Manager is responsible for maintaining internal control, overseeing domestic processing and monthly financial reports. He/she will serve as a participant in the global finance team providing leadership and coordination in the administrative, accounting, and budgeting efforts of Relief International.

Last week, the SEC closed its comment period

The majority of those assets – 85 percent – were in family insurance, up 13.3 percent from a year earlier. Companies need to establish a new board and capital base for each business under the IFSA, making operations more capital-intensive. This could favour companies with large balance sheets, spurring consolidation as smaller players struggle for scale, analysts said. The IFSA is set to affect two-thirds of companies within the takaful sector with composite licenses, with bigger players such as Etiqa Takaful Bhd, Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Bhd and Takaful Ikhlas possibly spared, according to a report by investment bank RHB.


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