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New rules for advisors and financial planners?

The final report of the Expert Committee to Consider Financial Advisory and Financial Planning Policy Alternatives makes several recommendations dealing with titles and credentials that are likely to have a significant impact on many in the investment industry.

Included in this special feature are the notable developments in this area since the Ontario government announced its commitment to regulate financial planners and financial advisors. Photo copyright: kritchanut/123RF.

March 16, 2018

Shaping the future regulation of financial advice

Financial planners and financial advisors need to be aware of the impact Ontario’s Expert Committee could have on their practices

  • January 4, 2016 December 15, 2017
  • 06:00

Ontario launches consultation on financial planning

Expert committee seeks feedback on the definition of financial planning, and how planning differs from advice

  • July 2, 2015 January 20, 2018
  • 10:30

Ontario committee members named

Malcolm Heins to chair expert committee on the regulation of financial planning

  • April 27, 2015 January 20, 2018
  • 16:00

Ontario announces expert panel on financial planning

IFIC supports next steps in review of financial planning and advice

  • November 17, 2014 January 20, 2018
  • 16:45

FPSC welcomes Ontario’s promise to continue studying planner regulation

Increased clarity would protect consumers

  • July 15, 2014 July 15, 2014
  • 07:35