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BlackRock appoints former U.K. chancellor of the exchequer as senior adviser

BlackRock appoints former U.K. chancellor of the exchequer as senior adviser

George Osborne, the U.K.'s former chancellor of the exchequer, was named senior adviser to the BlackRock Investment Institute.

January 20, 2017 | 02:30 pm
Seattle City Employees puts BlackRock on watch over ESG concerns

Seattle City Employees puts BlackRock on watch over ESG concerns

Seattle City Employees' Retirement System places BlackRock, which runs a $339 million passive international equity portfolio for the pension fund, on watch.

January 20, 2017 | 10:56 am
Elizabeth Warren asks financial firms whether they support delaying fiduciary rule

Elizabeth Warren asks financial firms whether they support delaying fiduciary rule

BlackRock and Vanguard Group were among 33 financial firms Sen. Elizabeth Warren has asked to declare whether they support efforts to delay or roll back the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule.

January 19, 2017 | 04:08 pm
BlackRock and Vanguard bring home the bacon, again

BlackRock and Vanguard bring home the bacon, again

BlackRock's iShares and Vanguard saw record inflows into their ETF businesses in 2016, receiving $107 billion and $94 billion in new business, respectively.

January 18, 2017 | 10:49 am
BlackRock to pay $340,000 for removing whistleblower incentives in separation agreements

BlackRock to pay $340,000 for removing whistleblower incentives in separation agreements

BlackRock agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle charges that it improperly used separation agreements in which exiting employees were forced to waive their ability to obtain whistleblower awards,...

January 17, 2017 | 01:16 pm
BlackRock reports $41 billion in institutional net inflows in quarter; net income falls 3%

BlackRock reports $41 billion in institutional net inflows in quarter; net income falls 3%

BlackRock says assets under management reached $5.15 trillion as of Dec. 31, up 1% from three months earlier and up 11% from a year earlier.

January 13, 2017 | 11:51 am

BlackRock chooses new head of North American institutional client business

Sarah Melvin has been named head of the institutional client business for the U.S. and Canada at BlackRock.

January 13, 2017 | 09:11 am

Texas Emergency Services chooses Bogdahn Group as investment consultant

Texas Emergency Services Retirement System has hired The Bogdahn Group as investment consultant.

January 03, 2017 | 02:49 pm
Former BlackRock portfolio manager sentenced to 12 months for insider dealing

Former BlackRock portfolio manager sentenced to 12 months for insider dealing

A former equity portfolio manager at BlackRock has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for insider dealing.

December 21, 2016 | 01:40 pm