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Ontario, Quebec yet to match feds’ proposed small business tax break

The federal budget proposed increasing the level of taxable capital at which a business can still access the small business rate

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Ransomware a growing threat to governments

Costa Rica declares emergency over ongoing cyberattack

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Private equity fund CEO gets jail for fraud

Scheme secured US$133 million in loans based on forged documents

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Emerging markets face net-zero challenges too: Moody’s

Large increase in sustainable investment needed for developed markets to meet climate goals

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Stablecoins’ untethering may prompt regulation: Fitch

Prominent cryptos losing their pegs is a wake up call to investors, regulators

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Trends in claims against advisors

Red flags to guard against in your practice were outlined at an IFB event

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Business insolvency filings up nearly 34%

Rising interest rates and inflation could push insolvencies even higher in the coming months, warns the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 13, 2022 May 13, 2022
  • 13:07
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CI to ramp up recruiting under consolidated Canadian wealth unit 

Firm plans to rebrand Aligned Capital to link it directly with CI brand "at some point," CEO says

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“Perfect storm” fuelling inflation, BoC says

But the situation is different from the '70s

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Slumping markets hit iA profit despite strong sales

The firm reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $151 million in Q1, down 13%

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 12, 2022 May 12, 2022
  • 14:39
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Social risks rise alongside inflation: Moody’s

Countries in the Middle East and Africa face unrest amid rising food, energy costs

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Cloud outsourcing poses systemic risk

ESMA paper says policy action may be needed to ensure resilience

Global OTC derivatives markets see second-half shift

Spiking commodity prices, benchmark reforms reflected in derivatives markets

Brookfield to spin off asset management business

A 25% stake in the new company will be distributed to shareholders by year's end

U.S. inflation hit 8.3% last month but slows from 40-year high

Grocery prices up 10.8%, steak is “almost out of the question”

Big firms bank on attracting advisors

Industry leaders cite planning, culture, banking power to fuel advisor practices

Conservative debate: Poilievre promises to fire Macklem

The leadership candidate took aim at the central bank's role in rising inflation

Executive moves this week

Across big banks and independent firms, many shifts are occurring

Carte Wealth appoints new president

Maria Jose Flores was named the firm's president on May 3, and she plans to take the dealer to $50B in AUA

Wanted: a substitute for the 60-40 portfolio

Alternatives, covered calls and broad diversification can all boost returns as bonds and stocks become more correlated

ETF flows slow in brutal April

Cryptoasset ETFs saw the largest outflows since the funds were created

Canadian sustainable funds draw assets in slumping market

It was also another big quarter for product launches, a Morningstar report said

CSA unveils new SRO’s board

The Canadian Securities Administrators say the new SRO's CEO will be named in the coming weeks

UBS settles with MX

Firm settled allegations involving unapproved electronic access

Former Fortune head gets jail time

David Singh was sentenced to three and a half years in jail and ordered to pay $4.8 million in restitution

Manulife, Sun Life report Q1 earnings

Insurers attribute performance in some areas to higher rates, lower equity markets

Corporate pension gains to be short-lived: Moody’s

Funding improvements from 2021 in doubt amid market volatility

Chinese lockdowns stoke supply chain struggles

Port activity drops, adding to inflation woes, Fitch says

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  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 May 13, 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