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Labor leader aims to pull money from managers who promote retirement cutbacks; a billboard over Times Square

Daniel Loeb, Paul Singer and dozens of other hedge-fund managers have poured millions of dollars into promoting charter schools in New York City and into groups...

Recent 'Last Week Tonight' segment is just one example of the growing awareness of this issue.

For the last six years, the debate over a Labor Department regulation to raise investment advice standards for retirement accounts has been conducted mostly among regulators,...

Having long fretted over the state of our retirement system, I was delighted that the Department of Labor is vigorously defending its new rule requiring brokers to recommend only investments that are in the best interests of holders of retirement accounts.

Hats off to t...

As more investment professionals acknowledge that responsible investing is coming of age, how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues can be incorporated into the investment process has taken on increasing urgency. Among the major questions to consider: Can...

Our friends at the PRI recently celebrated their 10th Anniversary. More than 420 PRI signatories and stakeholders flocked to New York in support.

During the conference, they shared a Challenge video which we are happy to promote through our Heartland network. Watch, sha...

June 9, 2016

AFL-CIO HIT and community partners to renovate 300 single-family homes


The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership with leading civic and community organ...

The Multi-Employer Property Trust is helping finance the construction of 9th & Thomas. MEPT requires that all contractors working on its projects sign collective bargaining agreements with trade unions. Seattle-based Bentall Kennedy advises MEPT, a $7.5 billion fund.

 

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June 1, 2016

Ana Lei Ortiz is a Managing Director of Relationship Management at Hamilton Lane. She joined joined the firm in 2008 and currently focuses on the Europe region. Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Ms. Lei Ortiz was with various areas of HSBC. She is a CFA and holds her M.A...

Wall Street’s big banks remain too big to fail and its bankers apparently too big to jail. If Wall Street is ever once more to serve Main Street rather than sabotage it, citizens will have to do the heavy lifting. Last week, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of App...

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