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MFDA bans P.E.I. advisor

Mutual fund advisor misappropriated $37,000 received from two clients to purchase investments for their TFSAs

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MFDA seeks input on expanding cost reporting

The self-regulatory organization hopes to spark a discussion on mutual fund cost reporting

CSA seeks feedback on proposed derivatives registration rule

Registration regime aims to protect investors, reduce risk and improve transparency in the OTC derivatives markets

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SEC proposes best interest rule

The U.S. regulator has also proposed introducing a mandatory new disclosure document that sets out the terms of advisory relationships

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Feds publish regulations for large banks’ bail-in regime

OSFI issues final TLAC guideline for Canada’s banks

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Ontario man gets jail time for investment fraud

Senior citizen duped into paying $90,000 for worthless shares

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OSC gathering info for compliance reviews

The 2018 Risk Assessment Questionnaire helps the regulator target its compliance reviews by identifying firms with higher risk rankings

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OSC warns investors about BitConnect

The cryptocurrency firm is not registered in Ontario

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B.C. moves to strengthen SRO enforcement

Amendments will allow IIROC and the MFDA to enforce penalties as court orders

FINRA names Janney Montgomery Scott CEO to board of directors

Tim Scheve replaces John Thiel who left the board of the U.S. self-regulatory organization earlier this year

IIROC grants unnamed dealer exemption from client account statements requirement

The two clients are affiliates of the investment dealer

SEC awards whistleblower more than US$2.1 million

The information “strongly supported” several successful enforcement actions

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Regulators approve MFDA membership disclosure rule

The rule aims to promote client awareness of the MFDA’s oversight of mutual fund dealers and advisors

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CSA seeks comment on soliciting dealer arrangements

The practice raises concerns regarding conflicts of interests for dealers and corporate governance for companies

CSA outlines disclosure expectations for real estate companies and REITs

A recent review of REITS and REOCs flagged a number of concerns with their disclosure practices

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IIROC warns against illegal sales of binary options, cryptocurrencies

Fraudsters are misrepresenting themselves as IIROC-regulated investment dealers

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MFDA announces 2018 client research project

Mutual fund dealers can expect a mandatory request for data in June

Global policymakers issue guidance on supervisory stress testing of CCPs

The final framework incorporates feedback received during consultations

ASC introduces two new commission members

Steven Cohen, Raymond Crossley appointed for three-year terms

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IIROC releases final guidance on discount brokerages

The self-regulatory organization expects firms to rebate the portion of a mutual fund’s trailing commission that is related to advice

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OSC mediation program to continue on a permanent basis

The Ontario regulator seeks five mediators to join its roster

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AMF, BoC sign co-operation agreement

The MoU aims to facilitate oversight of Canada’s domestic systemically-important financial institutions

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OSC gathering info on cryptocurrency trading platforms

To date, none have been recognized as an exchange, or exempted from recognition

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Mackenzie fined for excessive promotional spending

The mutual fund company has agreed to pay more than $1 million in penalties and costs for violating sales practices rules

SEC awards more than US$2.2 million to whistleblower

The whistleblower first reported the information to another federal agency and later provided the same information to the SEC