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Manitoba commission warns of surge in online scams

Unregistered offshore schemes abound pitching crypto, foreign exchange, contracts for difference

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TD Bank’s U.S. subsidiary settles lawsuit with data aggregator Plaid

The fintech was accused of using the bank's logo to trick users into handing over personal data

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CSA to launch investor panel

The new national Investor Advisory Panel will provide retail investor perspective on regulators' work

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AMF fines 3 Bloomberg corporations $4 million

Two of the entities operated as an exchange without regulatory approval, while the third had quarterly report inaccuracies

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2021 December 1, 2021
  • 13:36
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Regulatory inaction costs investors billions, audit finds

Ontario's auditor general said the OSC could have acted sooner to address "hidden and unfair" fund fees

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Crypto trader admits fraud

Investment funds turned out to be built on false promises

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OSFI joins global climate group

Central bankers, regulators share best practices on dealing with climate risk

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OSC launches review of bank-owned dealers

The regulator is set to examine banks' product shelves and tied selling

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OSFI delays final Basel III reforms to Q2 2023

New deadline gives banks more time to prepare for final reforms

RCMP files charges in alleged investment scam

Canada-wide warrants issued for accused couple

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Regulators aim to expand access to central clearing

The consultation covers a crucial element of post–financial crisis reforms

SEC warns about juicing executive pay

The U.S. regulator called out the practice of granting options ahead of good news

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Credit unions receive boosted conduct standards

FSRA issues guidance on credit unions' market conduct frameworks

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B.C. court finds investor must testify to BCSC

The individual was worried that his testimony to the regulator could be used by U.S. authorities

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Market risks remain high, ESMA warns

Managing the withdrawal of monetary and fiscal supports remains key

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BFI fund audits withdrawn

Receiver reports that funds' former auditor retracted two years of audit reports

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MFDA proposes new alt fund proficiency rule

Proposal would replace the requirements under provincial regulators' existing rules


Quadrus settles with MFDA over lapses in sales practices

Incentive structure favoured in-house funds over third-party funds, regulator found

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Help investors beat FOMO

An OSC Dialogue panellist highlighted the need for investor coaching

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 24, 2021 November 24, 2021
  • 16:46
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Ontario calls for action on shelf space shrinkage

The Ontario government has asked the OSC to review banks' fund lineups, tied selling

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OSC launches first wave of TestLab experiments focused on KYC, KYP

Early focus will be on helping advisors understand products and collect client information

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Time to reform valuation practices, IIAC says

Group flags the problem of accurately valuing thinly traded securities


SEC total enforcement activity down slightly in 2021

The U.S. regulator reported a record year for whistleblowers


New SRO by end of 2022, CSA pledges

Regulators aim to name CEO, board by Q2 next year

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TFSA limit for 2022 released

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