Megan Leonhardt

Senior Editor,

Megan Leonhardt is senior editor for and REP. magazine, reporting on national brokerage firms and the independent advisor landscape, as well as regulatory updates, legal cases and compliance issues. Prior to covering the financial services industry, Megan worked as a legal reporter breaking stories on major law firms and writing on significant court cases all over the country.

Posts by Megan Leonhardt

in Rulebook Oct 01, 2015

Committee Passes Bill Aimed at Blocking DOL Fiduciary Rule

The House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at delaying the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rulemaking....More

Sallie Krawcheck Rolling Out Robo for Women

Sallie Krawcheck is launching a new online investment platform aimed at addressing the gender investing gap among women....More

FPA Selects 2016 Leaders During National Conference

The Financial Planning Association’s board of directors elected Houston-based advisor Shannon Pike to serve as the organization’s next president-elect....More
in Rulebook Sep 14, 2015

FINRA Seeks to Narrow Reporting Gap

FINRA wants to reduce the wait time to publish advisor terminations or investigations to its BrokerCheck system....More
in Rulebook Sep 02, 2015

Buyer Beware: WhatsApp Used in Recent Scam

Regulator warns stock recommendations sent through the popular WhatsApp messaging app are likely part of a recent pump-and-dump scam....More
in Indie Advisor Aug 28, 2015

TD Ameritrade Rings in #FiduciaryFriday

TD Ameritrade celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 by ringing in the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on....More

Ballers Recap Episode 10: Bringing it Home

In the final recap, real-life advisors say HBO's Ballers gained more realism as the season progressed and accurately portrayed the difficult....More

Ballers Episode 9 Recap: Living with Mistakes

The latest installment of Ballers tests not only the players, but their support system. And as the old saying goes, if you can’t handle the....More

Ballers Episode 8 Recap: The Fallout

It might be time for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Spencer Strassmore to look for a new job, as fallout from the infamous yacht party hits home....More
in Rulebook Aug 04, 2015

FSI Seeks More Clarity on FINRA BrokerCheck Rule

Broker/dealer industry group the Financial Services Institute says the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s initiative to have firms link to....More
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