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Ian Russell>
Industry Perspectives

Ian Russell

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Industry engagement key to burden reduction measures

Engaging with regulators is an important part of ensuring new rules are implemented effectively

  • December 18, 2019 December 18, 2019
  • 16:13

Changing the game on cross-border data processing

Why strengthening personal data protections poses a looming challenge for the Canadian investment industry

  • October 16, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 16:41

Lessons from the recent GMP Capital transaction

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

  • August 15, 2019 November 10, 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 November 10, 2019
  • 15:38
Carey List>
Focus on Financial Planning

Cary List

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Vision 2020: Taking stock a decade later

Stakeholders must continue working together to ensure all Canadians have the tools they need to achieve financial wellness

  • December 12, 2019 December 12, 2019
  • 16:50

Why enforcement is more critical than ever

The vigilant enforcement of professional standards is essential to protect consumers and to maintain the integrity of the financial planning profession

  • October 18, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 16:24

Leveraging behavioural economics to improve client outcomes

Financial planners need a strong understanding of the behavioural factors that come into play when creating and implementing a financial plan

  • August 23, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 17:24

A welcome new regulatory era in Ontario

The FSRA’s regulation of advisor and planner titles could influence policy in other jurisdictions

  • June 28, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 13:43
Susan Silma>
Compliance CX

Susan Silma

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Client-focused reforms: How advisors can turn regulation into opportunity

Advisors can deliver better outcomes for their clients by getting ahead of their regulatory obligations

  • November 20, 2019 November 20, 2019
  • 14:59

Helping clients understand what they’re paying for advice

Advisors can build trust with clients by explaining fees

  • September 25, 2019 November 11, 2019
  • 15:42

Protect your vulnerable clients while protecting yourself

How advisors can guard their vulnerable clients from financial exploitation and avoid the risk of regulatory action

  • July 24, 2019 November 11, 2019
  • 17:09

Is technology encouraging short-term thinking in clients?

For clients, information on their investments is now just a click away. Advisors can help minimize their overreaction to market movements.

  • May 22, 2019 November 11, 2019
  • 17:30
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Focus on Financial Planning

Keith Costello

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Millennials see retirement and financial planning differently than other generations

Financial planners and financial advisors need to understand millennials’ preferences to gain their trust and business

  • November 15, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 15:31

Listening is key to conversation

Financial advisors can build deeper connections with clients by using active listening skills

  • September 20, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 10:50

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 November 16, 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 November 16, 2019
  • 15:54
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How to use ETFs for responsible investing

Today's product offering allows you to build globally diversified portfolios for responsible investors

  • November 5, 2019 December 12, 2019
  • 16:00

Explaining ETF portfolios to clients

How to communicate the essentials without getting lost in the weeds

  • September 20, 2019 November 13, 2019
  • 00:32

When and why to use factor investing

Part 2 of a series on multi-factor ETFs

  • August 6, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 16:00

The benefits of factor-based investing

Why to consider multi-factor ETFs

  • April 30, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 12:26