Bernie Clark, executive vice president and head of Schwab Advisor Services, along with Jeff Brown, senior vice president and acting general counsel of The Charles Schwab Corporation will be attending the annual Investment Adviser Association (IAA) Lobby Day today and will meet with key legislators following the IAA’s briefing luncheon.
Clark and Brown will be joined at the meetings by two advisors and will discuss regulatory developments impacting independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) and their clients.
Schwab Advisor Services is an active advocate for RIAs, engaging in a wide range of efforts to support and advance the independent advisory industry. Activities include donations to non-profit organizations and universities, as well as providing a voice in Washington, D.C. on regulatory and public affairs issues impacting RIAs. Schwab Advisor Services also honors leading RIAs and advisors annually through its nationally-recognized IMPACT Awards ® program and is the driver behind RIAStandsForYou.com, a multi-media educational campaign that aims to support the independent RIA category and increase awareness of the independent advisory model among high net-worth investors.
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