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IIROC releases priorities for 2019

Focus is on enhanced testing, compensation-related conflicts

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 15:35
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Lottery to be held for “POT” stock symbol

Exchanges will hold a random draw of companies wanting the symbol on January 30

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OSC establishes task force to reduce regulatory burden

The regulator will look to scrap outdated rules, streamline disclosure requirements and make operational changes to enhance or speed up its dealings with the industry

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Hacker, traders charged in U.S. insider trading scheme

International plot to hack into SEC’s regulatory filing system allegedly netted US$4.1 million

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RBC GAM/BlackRock partnership will be a boon to both parties: Moody’s

The alliance “will expand their ETF businesses in Canada beyond what each would have achieved individually,” report states

Global VC investment hits record in 2018

The strong fourth quarter was driven by several deals worth more than $1 billion

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 11:33

RBC Insurance adds caregiver rider to disability plans

Rider would allow insured to take time off work to care for a terminally ill family member

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 13:05
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Investor submissions to proposed DSC ban reveal anger, frustration

A summary of investor comments on CSA's proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-105

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 15:53
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Harvest Portfolios introduces gold ETF

Harvest Global Gold Giants Index ETF invests in large gold-mining issuers

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 12:41

MD Financial adds index portfolios

Portfolios combine tactical asset allocation with index-tracking pools

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 11:48

TDAM expands D-series lineup

Eighteen funds added today

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 15, 2019
  • 10:43
OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 12:30

CFIB finds Service Canada call centres lacking

A study gave the service small business owners receive a B-

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 12:16

CRA updates child-related tax folios

Revised folios provide tax guidance for clients who are parents, students or parents of students

Newly wealthy clients need help with shifting priorities

Windfall recipients intend to pay off debts and share their newly acquired wealth with friends, family and charity