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A magnet for misuse

IIROC proposal raises concerns

More ETF options for mutual fund reps

Some robo-advisors are adding platforms and partnerships to make offering ETFs to clients much easier for mutual fund advisors

Newsmaker: Taking an independent approach

After 25 years with an insurance giant, Michael Stanley now oversees day-to-day operations at Sterling Mutuals

TFSAs gaining favour

As TFSAs surpass RRSPs in popularity, both vehicles have their place in retirement planning

Old obstacles affecting new competitors

The Competition Bureau's draft report states that fintech firms face issues similar to those of traditional financial services firms

South of the border

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  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
  • 00:00

Regulation: Focusing on fintech

OSC LaunchPad is in high demand

Opposing views on life settlements

Provinces take different approaches to controversial practice

Taxes: Ottawa backtracks

Feds take a “step in the right direction”

Advisor’s dedication leads to big award

The winner of the IIAC Top Under 40 Award has made up for his lack of experience by educating himself at every opportunity

  • By: Leah Golob
  • November 14, 2017 November 14, 2017
  • 00:55

No more internal ombudsmen?

Handling complaints internally could harm clients by diverting them from using OBSI or the courts

Regulators move on cryptocurrencies

OSC allows Toronto firm to launch ICO via the offering memorandum exemption

New law would kill the Chambre

Proposed bill would result in fundamental shift in Quebec

Loosening the rules

New rules in Quebec would allow consumers to buy life insurance online

TD’s tech plunge

Partnerships are at the heart of TD’s plans to modernize operations

Pulling focus: The banks’ new strategy

Newsmaker: The CBA, long viewed as an excessively cautious group, is altering its approach to meet a shifting banking landscape

IIROC’s big jump in enforcement activity

The SRO is better positioned to collect the sanctions it levies against individuals in Ontario: It now can enforce its disciplinary orders in court

Rising interest rates threaten bond prices

How to adjust credit quality and term to preserve yield in a landscape of rising credit costs and stable inflation

Advisor’s new role: Coach

Managing investor behaviour is an advisor's best bet to help clients maximize returns and grow their own business

Finance Canada eyes legislative reform

Feds are soliciting comments about potential changes regarding technological change and other issues

Robo-advisors target niche clienteles

Some of these emerging fintech firms now focus on serving specific markets in an effort to stand out from their peers

Discussing wills has many benefits

Clients who have a will report greater satisfaction with their advisors

Doubling down on smart beta

First Asset's AUM is surging as new president Rohit Mehta pushes for an edge by focusing on factor-based ETFs

The wealthy’s trust in advisors grows

HNW clients' increasing wealth provides more opportunities for financial advisors and their firms

  • By: Leah Golob
  • October 13, 2017 October 13, 2017
  • 00:55

Wealthsimple establishes U.K. presence

The firm is the first Canadian robo-advisor to set up shop outside this country, having launched in the U.S. earlier this year