Dealers and advisors must perform their own due diligence before recommending these products to their clients
Less investor protection and greater opportunities for fraud and manipulation mean investors should be wary
The clinic is staffed by students from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School who are paired with supervising lawyers from business law firms in Ontario
Retail Strategy Task Force will develop initiatives to identify misconduct impacting retail investors
The clinic will provide legal help to investors that may have suffered losses due to misconduct
The IAP notes such provisions were recently adopted in the U.S.