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Don’t skimp on financial reporting, IOSCO says

Regulators stress the need for high-quality reporting in times of turmoil

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CEO out, new board chair in as Liberals shake up infrastructure bank leadership

Michael Sabia is the agency's new chair

High-yield bonds face Covid-19 fallout

Recreation, retail and resource sectors look most exposed

CIBC forecasts aftermath of Covid-19 shock

The road back to corporate profitability could be a long one

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Derivatives margin requirements delayed

The final deadline for the post–financial crisis reform is pushed to 2022


Another SEC tipster gets paid

The whistleblower shared "vital information" despite "implied threats" from wrongdoers

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Private markets a breeding ground for Covid-19 scams: NASAA

Fraudsters could exploit stock market turmoil, regulators warn

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Systemic risk lurks in the shadows: DBRS

Canadian shadow bank growth has been robust, stoking systemic risk

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Government help during Covid-19: a summary

Let clients know about available assistance


Trading surges amid extreme volatility

TMX reports monthly transactions double in March

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Canadian fixed-income ETFs see outflows in March

A “deep liquidity crunch” caused bond ETFs to trade at a discount to NAV

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 3, 2020 April 3, 2020
  • 11:46
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Fund industry weathers stock market storm

Reports on sales and assets offer initial glimpse of industry impact

Mortgage deferrals at Canada’s big banks pile up, association says

Banks have fielded half a million requests for mortgage deferrals

Feds went with simple rules for benefits to speed up Covid-19 aid, Morneau says

Finance minister says the government can’t administer multiple programs while providing quick relief

Tax tips for business owners navigating the pandemic

Tax experts offer planning strategies and analyze federal support options

  • April 2, 2020 April 2, 2020
  • 16:15

How to be the leader your clients need

Business strategist and coach Sara Gilbert on ways to manage your clients' emotions in times of crisis

InvestorCOM announces new appointments

Glenn Reiner, Parham Nasseri and Karen Makedon have all joined the Toronto-based fintech provider

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
  • 14:40

Howard Atkinson joins Pascal Financial

Former president of Horizons ETF Management brings three decades of experience to the wealthtech company

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 11, 2020 March 11, 2020
  • 13:45

Positioning portfolios for the recovery

ETFs that hold quality companies — those with a history of consistent profitability, strong free cash flow and low debt levels — can inject optimism into…

CIBC terminates Latin American fund

The fund is being terminated due to its small asset size

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 30, 2020 March 30, 2020
  • 11:59

Desjardins excludes fossil fuels from investing policy

The change affects the firm's SocieTerra line of funds

  • By: IE Staff
  • March 26, 2020 March 26, 2020
  • 11:47

Corporate disclosure needs work: ESMA

Regulators' reviews uncovered issues with both ESG disclosure and financial reporting

Best interest standards on track for mid-2020: SEC

U.S. firms are expected to implement the new broker conduct requirements by June 30

Elevated risks are here to stay: ESMA

Market rebounds may occur, but the risk will remain high

TSX rises on record surge in crude oil prices on promised OPEC ceasefire

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 221.36 points on Thursday

Parliamentary budget officer releases cost estimates of Covid-19 measures

The reports cover GST, the Canada Child Benefit and reduced RRIF withdrawal amounts

Relaxed bank rules bring risks, rewards: Moody’s

Regulatory relief has positive and negative consequences

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  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 April 2, 2020
  • 10:21

Keep calm and listen to your clients

We haven’t been through anything like this, but we’ve been through similar crises and recovered

SEC warns of new digital offerings

So-called IEOs may be rife with the same misconduct associated with ICOs