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PACE Securities CEO faces temporary ban after IIROC settlement

The settlement follows the firm's liquidation last year

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Madoff victims to see another payout

More than US$4 billion in total is expected to be returned to Madoff's investors

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Advisors may bump up thematic ETF exposure in 2022: survey

An Evolve survey suggests advisors are positive on ETFs as a whole, with thematic funds topping the list

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 17, 2021 September 17, 2021
  • 15:06
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The challenge to differentiate wealth services

Advisors can offer a personalized experience through deeper client engagement

  • By: Ian Russell
  • September 15, 2021 September 13, 2021
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IIROC will host panel on inclusion for advisors

The online event on Oct. 13 will focus on diversity issues for frontline staff

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SEC settles with RBC unit over bond allocations

So-called bond flippers prioritized over retail, institutional clients, regulator alleged

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Biden faces limits of $1.9-trillion Covid-19 aid as some states resist

White House officials harbour frustrations over the slow pace of distributing money for some of its programs

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RBC announces executive changes

The changes are tied to members of RBC's group executive committee

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Canadian investors pared back foreign holdings: StatsCan

Meanwhile, foreign investors continued adding Canadian securities in July

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Proposed sustainability board could be key for ESG reporting: Fitch

The proposed creation of the ISSB — potentially headquartered in Canada — could lead to a globally accepted ESG framework

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Insurers, regulators must prepare for possible future pandemics

Insurers and regulators alike should review existing capital rules, along with other risk measures

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Election 2021: Where the parties stand on financial issues

Here’s what's been proposed for financial institutions, taxes, housing and more

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FAIR Canada blasts banks for trimming shelves

The advocacy group calls for action to preserve competition and protect investors

OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

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Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 27, 2020 July 28, 2021
  • 09:00
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Making financial advice a family matter

Elke Rubach was a successful lawyer when she discovered her passion for helping people understand finances

Planning is key to securing digital assets

Clients should take inventory of all online accounts as their first step in creating a digital estate plan

Losses in the time of Covid-19: Part 2

Help your business-owner clients who are disputing a tax loss with the CRA

“Light planning” could expand access to financial advice

Creating shorter or less comprehensive engagements with clients may allow advisors to serve the underserved