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The recommendations seek to assist regulators’ oversight of the effectiveness of compensation tools in addressing misconduct risk

Ethics and disclosure are key to whatever compensation model financial planners and financial advisors employ

Scotiabank, National Bank and CIBC advisors were quite vocal in their disapproval of changes to their paycheques

Court rules in favour of labour-sponsored venture fund against fund manager

Investment manager is not able to collect bonuses after dismissal because contract stated he must be “actively employed” with the firm for a four-year period

The way you compensate your team can have a profound effect on your staff's morale and productivity, as well as your profitability. There are many ways to reward your staff with incentives and bonuses

Compensation models reward reps for selling certain products

The CSA, IIROC and the MFDA identify how compensation arrangements create conflicts of interest or lead advisors to sell unsuitable products

The proposed requirements aim to discourages inappropriate risk-taking in financial institutions

Firms have adjusted their pay structures to reward advisors with larger or faster-growing books at the expense of advisors with modest-sized books, many of whom are being forced out of the business

Compensating your team for peak performance

In this week’s Gaining Altitude, Dan Richards, CEO, Client Insights, discusses compensation structures and management strategies that are proven to create incentives for peak performance.