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On ethics and suit lapels

Trudeau, sanctioned over his 2016 vacation, was hardly the first prime minister to run afoul of ethical standards

Now is the time for major improvements

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2018 January 23, 2018
  • 00:01

Don’t write off NAFTA yet

Finding enough support in Congress to eliminate a program that has benefited significant numbers of Americans is next to impossible

The art of doing nothing

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 22, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:40

Technology, regulation and competition

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

A woeful record on diversity

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 14, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:40

Best fight against big data is “best interest’

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 27, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

Embedded fees: A comparison

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 13, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

Finding the will to make change happen

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 21, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:40

Advisors’ stand is clear on best interest

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 24, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:30

Bring tax parity to the industry

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 27, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:30

Bias on embedded commissions ban?

Investment industry players that favour a ban are either far removed from the average investor or could benefit directly from it

  • By: Mark Kent
  • July 17, 2017 January 18, 2018
  • 13:40

Professional compensation model is needed

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • June 22, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:30

Gains by CSA on “best interest” hard to see

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 31, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:20

Events make the case for change

Editorial

Guest column: Clients, tax and caution

With revamped enforcement powers and the international exchange of information, the CRA is ramping up to pursue impugned tax-motivated investments

Guest column: Theories are no match for reality

More in-depth research is needed at the account level to understand the full implications of regulation on advisors' compensation

Guest column: “Best interest” standard not needed

The carve-outs for any proposed best interest standard to avoid adverse market consequences would be extensive and complicated

IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

Regulators’ proposals to impose a best interests standard would be “duplicative and confusing”

Explanations are needed — please

How will removing embedded commissions enhance the client experience? And how will a fiduciary standard work exactly?

  • By: Don Janzen
  • August 15, 2016 January 16, 2018
  • 16:20

A cheap, simple and effective solution

By eliminating incentives, we’re driving down excellence by rewarding minimum expectation