Why strengthening personal data protections poses a looming challenge for the Canadian investment industry
Why well-managed small and mid-size independent dealers are competing effectively
How the “notice and access” mechanism for proxy voting could be extended to other documents
Lower compliance costs will allow advisors to better serve smaller investors
Study finds causal evidence that retail investors will move assets into RI funds if it is made easier to do so
Upcoming disclosure requirements will provide a wealth of diversity data that goes beyond gender
What is sustainable finance, and what does the recent report from Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance mean for advisors?
Men hold the vast majority of board seats and CEO positions in Canada. Gender lens investing aims to close the gap.
The OSC says there is a lot of room for improvement in its 2019 summary report
Situations become complicated when couples aren’t on the same page about their goals
IIROC and MFDA advisors could lose their licence if they act as an executor and/or beneficiary
Don’t leave your dependents in the lurch
Help clients understand — and budget for — taxes on their foreign pensions
Investors who may have overcontributed to their TFSAs face harsh penalty tax
Investors who borrowed money to purchase a now-defunct investment can still write off interest on the loan
What advisors need to know before the rules take effect in January
Advisors can build trust with clients by explaining fees
How advisors can guard their vulnerable clients from financial exploitation and avoid the risk of regulatory action
For clients, information on their investments is now just a click away. Advisors can help minimize their overreaction to market movements.
Increase engagement by focusing on your client’s goals rather than only the details of their investments