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The investor advocacy group is working to ensure that securities regulation protects and meets the needs of all investors

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The OSC is expected to publish an update in late spring about how it will proceed with embedded commissions

Investment industry firms urged to do more to prepare for and respond to the needs of vulnerable investors

The clinic will provide legal help to investors that may have suffered losses due to misconduct

Street Capital appoints chief product and marketing officer

The veteran securities lawyer has more than 35 years experience in the private sector as well as with government and securities regulators

The IAP notes such provisions were recently adopted in the U.S.

Caregiving costs for aging Canadians having impact on families

The groups are aiming to develop a mechanism to help firms and advisors protect clients who may be victims of elder abuse or with diminished mental capacity

IIAC praises certain regulators for rejecting best interest standard

FAIR Canada and CARP are worried that the OSC, a leading advocate of investor protection, would be subsumed into the new national regulator

FAIR Canada not in favour of regulators’ stance on best interest standard

As a result of the regulators’ move, the investor advocacy group is now against the proposed national regulator

Feds to consider expanded services from banks, fintechs

The group is asking the CSA in an open letter to step up its oversight and ensure bank-based advisors are meeting their regulatory obligations