The role includes leading the company's private bank and Abbott Downing.
The discount broker and RIA custodian stands to pick up $90 billion in client assets.
Meanwhile adviser annual productivity reaches new peak of $1.35 million.
Investor advocates wonder whether Eugene Scalia personally holds positions he advocated in court, while financial industry groups welcome the nomination.
Two clients, including the former governor of New Hampshire, alleged their broker excessively traded their accounts.
Brokerage calls decision 'unwarranted and excessive.'
Regulator obtained $89 million in restitution as a result of the crackdown.
Board's new Code of Ethics and Standards to be enforced next June, in line with the SEC's Reg BI
The former REIT czar and his firm wrongfully obtained millions linked to REIT mergers.
The Fed's first interest-rate cut in a decade has advisers warning against chasing the bait of risk over safety.