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Ontario proposal would open life insurance to secondary market

Industry is pushing back against the private member’s bill

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CSA concerned by certain task force proposals

What the government intends to do with the proposals remains unclear

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Report targets abusive short-sellers

Proposals include prohibitions on misleading statements

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Pandemic revealed benefits of stock-picking

Mutual fund families that bought bargains performed well in 2020

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New direction for Richardson Wealth

Firm hopes to leave behind the upheaval of the past few years

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Time to speed up policymaking?

Regulators’ quick response to the pandemic has ramped up expectations

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Investor complaints spike in 2020

Regulators say market turmoil and industry disruption are to blame

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Financial companies make gains despite pandemic

Only two out of 42 firms reported a loss in the third quarter

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Are you the keymaster?

New regulations will amplify investment dealers’ roles as product gatekeepers

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Newsmaker: An independent alternative for doctors

Winner of Top Under 40 guided physicians’ portfolios safely through the pandemic

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Helping HNW clients give to charity

Wealthy donors may need help doing due diligence before they give

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CSA eyes activist short-sellers

Critics worry activists can harm stock prices with baseless allegations

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Ontario’s title reform could miss the mark

Critics warn a proposed regime may do little to clear up confusion

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Could a work-from-home tax take off in Canada?

A proposal to levy a tax on remote workers has landed with a resounding thud

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Regulatory timeline for the years to come

Keeping track of compliance developments during the pandemic hasn’t been easy. Here are the major upcoming deadlines.

  • By: Katie Keir
  • December 14, 2020 December 14, 2020
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Jim Stillwagon

Finding enduring patterns

Jim Stillwagon is Investment Executive's Mutual Fund Manager of the Year

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The future for fixed income

How bonds could fare as the world awaits Covid-19 vaccines

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FP Canada beefs up enforcement

Allegations will now be published in advance of disciplinary hearings

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Proposals to revamp OSC draw criticism

OSC could see split roles for chair & CEO

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SRO merger too simple?

Time to think bigger on SRO reform?

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Task force to address dearth of new listings

A goal for the final report is to spur more independent dealers

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Hope for small dealers in industry reforms

The death of independent dealers was greatly exaggerated

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Research reveals HNW investors’ motivations

Wealthy investors rely more on professional advice, study finds

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Aligned deal means new product channel for CI

The deal fits CI’s strategy to expand its wealth management business

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Diversity deficit within public firms persists

Critics say efforts to improve gender diversity at the board level have benefited mostly white women