The Fiduciary Rule is Dead; Now What?
On March 15, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the Department of Labor overstepped its authority by attempting to regulate financial advice and advisors. Moreover, the requirements to remain in compliance were “unreasonable.” The fiduciary rule was finally vacated on June 21 after the deadline for appeals passed. [...]
The Practical Implications of Pay Transparency
One solution to closing the gender pay gap is pay transparency. Publishing compensation clearly shows both employees and management where the disparities lie. Yet, the entrenched belief that salary information should be kept private may prevent the use of a powerful tool to ameliorate pay disparities. […]
Can Men Mentor Women in the Age of #Metoo?
The #metoo movement sparked a cultural conversation about harassment and power dynamics in both Hollywood and the larger society. What of the business world? It appears there is growing concern among men who mentor women in the workplace. As individuals struggle to adjust to a highly sensitized environment, male leaders [...]
Striking the Balance Between Agility and Consistency
Change is the only constant and leaders must rise to the challenge consistently. Agility in such an environment and the ability to pivot and change tactics to ensure positive outcomes is essential in our ever-changing market environments. […]
Endowment Boards Provide Opportunities for Women
University endowments are one of the few areas in asset management where more women are represented in both the back office and on the board. Among the 50 largest endowments, women lead about a dozen of the boards. […]
More Women in the Workforce Boosts Nordic GDP
From hygge to happiness indexes to crime fiction, Nordic culture has gained popularity in recent years. There has been ample evidence that gender equality is another Nordic export worthy of further investigation. […]