Keyword: Letters to the editor

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Letters to the editor: IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

It seems contradictory to ask for both the retention of embedded fees and higher standards for financial advisors

Letters to the editor: IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

To protect clients, Advocis supports a new professional accreditation for financial advisors. Failure to do so will leave regulatory gaps.

Letters to the editor: IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

Transparency issues are being addressed by CRM2

Letters to the editor: IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients

A recent report finds most people prefer the commission model

Where are the safeguards to ensure fee-based advisors aren’t collecting a fee for doing nothing?

  • By: Don Janzen
  • March 1, 2016 November 12, 2019
  • 16:20

Gross is not saying that advice shouldn't be paid for; he is only saying that the investment advice that investors receive should be unbiased of sales incentives

  • By: Ken Kivenko
  • February 29, 2016 November 12, 2019
  • 16:45

Greg Pollock’s rebuttal to Neil Gross is bang-on. It gives hope to many hard-working advisors preparing to leave the industry

Both Pollock and Archibald gloss over the pre-eminent concern in this discussion: that embedded compensation unequivocally causes bias

No one is suggesting that investors be forced to pay commissions — simply that they should have a choice in the matter

OLHI finds that non-binding recommendations are effective