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Responsible Investing

Dustyn Lanz

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New diversity data coming for responsible investors

Upcoming disclosure requirements will provide a wealth of diversity data that goes beyond gender

  • August 16, 2019 August 16, 2019
  • 15:55

Sustainable finance: three things advisors need to know

What is sustainable finance, and what does the recent report from Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance mean for advisors?

  • June 21, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 13:49

Gender lens investing

Men hold the vast majority of board seats and CEO positions in Canada. Gender lens investing aims to close the gap.

  • April 26, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 16:00

Impact investing goes public

Growing awareness of social and environmental problems has laid the foundation for impact investing

  • March 1, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 16:00
Ian Russell>
Industry Perspectives

Ian Russell

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Lessons from the recent GMP Capital transaction

Why well-managed small and mid-size independent dealers are competing effectively

  • August 15, 2019 August 15, 2019
  • 12:33

Streamlining eDelivery for prospectuses

How the “notice and access” mechanism for proxy voting could be extended to other documents

  • June 12, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 15:38

The OSC Burden Reduction Task Force can make a difference to clients

Lower compliance costs will allow advisors to better serve smaller investors

  • April 16, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 17:09

Investors can benefit from regulatory streamlining

Clients have demanded an integrated platform of products and services driven by their desire for convenient, one-stop shopping

  • February 14, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 06:00
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Advisor at Risk

Ellen Bessner

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When a client names you executor of their estate

IIROC and MFDA advisors could lose their licence if they act as an executor and/or beneficiary

  • August 9, 2019 August 15, 2019
  • 17:13

Succession for advisors

Don’t leave your dependents in the lurch

  • July 12, 2019 August 15, 2019
  • 15:47

Avoiding conflicts in soliciting arrangements

IIROC and the CSA have provided new guidance to dealers

  • June 14, 2019 August 15, 2019
  • 15:24

If the regulator or SRO comes knocking, answer the door

Not responding will result in a much harsher penalty

  • May 17, 2019 August 15, 2019
  • 16:00
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Focus on Financial Planning

Keith Costello

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Vulnerable clients need special care and due diligence

Financial advisors should be aware of how to identify and engage effectively with vulnerable clients

  • August 7, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 17:02

Deciphering Ontario’s Financial Professionals Title Protection Act

Financial planners and advisors should be aware that the act may go beyond title protection

  • May 31, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 15:54

Helping clients avoid market groupthink

Long-term investment portfolio values and retirement goals can suffer when your clients follow market irrationality

  • April 23, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 15:43

Harmonization is the key to reducing regulatory load

Multiple rules and regimes mean increased costs for advisors, planners and clients

  • February 11, 2019 August 10, 2019
  • 06:00
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When and why to use factor investing

Part 2 of a series on multi-factor ETFs

  • August 6, 2019 August 11, 2019
  • 16:00

The benefits of factor-based investing

Why to consider multi-factor ETFs

  • April 30, 2019 August 11, 2019
  • 12:26

Constructing ETF portfolios

The amount of time and effort put into deciding the benchmark for each portfolio you build is critical

  • February 4, 2019 August 11, 2019
  • 06:00

Making the paradigm shift to ETFs

One advisor shares her journey on making the switch to a fee-based practice focused on providing client portfolios of ETFs

  • November 8, 2018 August 11, 2019
  • 06:15