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Reducing regulatory burden: An ongoing priority

Regulatory efficiency saves costs and ultimately benefits investors

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Financial advice and the resilient investor

Advisors play an important role in enhancing resiliency

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Investment funds and the move to T+1

The best solution to the complex transition may be flexibility

  • By: Paul Bourque
  • September 12, 2022 September 12, 2022
  • 15:00
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Successful rule implementation requires industry collaboration

The delivery of policy shouldn’t be a last step


The importance of harmonizing title regulation

Consistency would provide clarity to investors

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Responsible investment: Developments in disclosure and standards

Industry action will help provide clarity to investors

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The regulatory treadmill: An industry perspective

A collaborative approach with realistic timelines would help reduce strain on firms

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ETFs in the Covid-19 financial crisis

The funds proved their resilience during the global pandemic

The pandemic’s impact on the individual investor

Research points to continued commitment to saving

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Designating beneficiaries electronically

The industry supports legislative changes made by the provinces, but there is still work to be done

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The case for keeping our current national regulatory system

Improving the CSA makes more sense than trying to create another national regulator

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A historic period of regulatory reform

New regulations will permanently reshape the advisor-client relationship

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Canadian investors continue to grow wealth through investment funds

Canadian investment fund sales and AUM saw a full rebound in 2020

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Why Canada needs a single SRO

Consolidating the MFDA and IIROC would ultimately benefit investors, writes Paul Bourque

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How are investors responding to enhanced disclosure?

Surveys show that the introduction of Fund Facts and CRM2 reports is achieving policy objectives

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Protecting older investors through a regulatory safe harbour

A safe harbour provision is necessary to ensure advisors act in their clients’ best interests 

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The case for self-regulation

Why SROs work well for investors and the industry

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Canadian fund investors stay the course

Research shows investors are not susceptible to redemption runs

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Responsible investing: a growing priority for Canadians

Clear, consistent terminology and definitions must be established

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Regulators must clarify approach to outside business activities

Unclear rules could deter registered individuals from actively contributing to their communities

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Canadian investors value advice

Studies show investors are largely satisfied with the advice they receive

  • By: Paul Bourque
  • September 18, 2019 November 10, 2019
  • 16:36
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Thinking outside the box: the CSA as a fintech adopter

The CSA’s renewed system project is an opportunity for the regulator to innovate

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The value of asking clients for a trusted contact

Getting a contact name early can help advisors manage issues before they arise

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Applying a behavioural lens to improve financial disclosure

Research shows that behavioural insights can improve the way information is shared with investors

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Controlling the cost of regulation is a must

Regulators need to introduce systemic changes that will control the growth of regulation, improve regulatory efficiency and reduce the regulatory burden