Keyword: Fee-based accounts

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No-contest settlement with BMO firms will see clients repaid $50 million

The BMO subsidiaries will also make a $2.1-million payment to the OSC and pay $90,000 in costs for overcharging certain retail clients

Going to a fee-based structure has contributed to positive growth in AUM and revenue for advisors as well as increased clients’ satisfaction and trust in these advisors

The three firms also agreed to make a $3-million payment to the OSC and to pay $50,000 in costs for their role in overcharging clients

The firm had discovered that some clients in fee-based accounts were also paying trailer fees as a result of problems within its systems of control and supervision

Regulatory change is not only the biggest trend in the financial services business, but also presents one of the biggest challenges for advisors, survey finds

A new firm aims to find the right fit between fee-only advisors and clients. But FAIR Canada wants more oversight

Regulatory initiatives such as CRM2 are forcing firms to create or improve their IT platforms - as well as increase the support and education for advisors making the transition to or operating within a fee-based practice

Study from U.S. firm found that advisors who made the switch to an AUM-based fee model retained 90% of their clients

Many investors surveyed for the study indicate they would remain with their advisors even if they were informed of fees — and felt those fees were too high

In anticipation of CRM2, many advisors are making the shift from commissions to a fee-based model