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FSRA will have many benefits

Ontario’s new insurance regulator will raise the standards of transparency and conduct not only in the province, but nationally

  • By: Ian Russell
  • December 14, 2018 November 10, 2019
  • 06:30

Co-operators outlines climate commitment

UN summit on sustainable finance taking place in Paris this week

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Now is the time to focus on advisor productivity

Taking this approach can help arrest erosion in operating margins in the wealth-management business and be of benefit to clients

  • By: Ian Russell
  • October 18, 2018 November 10, 2019
  • 06:00
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Dealers may narrow offerings in response to regulatory proposals

Many independent firms may restructure or retool their wealth-management operations to mitigate the negative impacts of the client-focused reforms

  • By: Ian Russell
  • August 16, 2018 November 10, 2019
  • 06:00
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Robust internal growth offers alternative to acquisitions

Adopting a strategy focused on technology would give a firm’s advisors greater potential to grow their businesses

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Investors have greater need for financial advice

Recent developments reveal that having a trusted financial advisor is critically important for those seeking wealth-management providers

  • By: Ian Russell
  • April 19, 2018 November 10, 2019
  • 06:00
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Technology offers significant opportunities

Electronic wealth-management platforms could improve the prospects of small and mid-sized investment dealers

  • By: Ian Russell
  • February 14, 2018 November 10, 2019
  • 13:55
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Renovating the rulebook must be a top priority for regulators

More attention needs to be paid to enhancing market efficiency by lowering costs and lightening the regulatory burden for registrants

  • By: Ian Russell
  • December 14, 2017 November 10, 2019
  • 06:00

Regulators must avoid unintended consequences

As a new survey reveals that investors have trust their advisors, proper steps need to be taken to ensure advisors are allowed to thrive

  • By: Ian Russell
  • October 19, 2017 November 10, 2019
  • 06:00

MiFID II represents a challenge for Canadian dealers

Whether Canadian securities dealers can establish a global model of payment for research will depend on U.S. regulatory accommodation to MiFID II

  • By: Ian Russell
  • August 16, 2017 November 10, 2019
  • 17:00