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Dan Richards, CEO, Client Insights and Rebecca Cowdery, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, discuss the Canadian Securities Administrators' proposal to make alternative funds available to retail investors, with heightened restrictions. Comments close Dec. 21.

  • December 15, 2016 December 19, 2017
  • 14:25

In part five of a six-part video series on regulatory changes, Dan Richards, CEO, Client Insights and Rebecca Cowdery, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, discuss the different know your product obligations regulators have proposed for two types of firms.

  • October 24, 2016 June 21, 2018
  • 05:30

In part three of a six-part video series on regulatory changes, Dan Richards, CEO, Client Insights and Rebecca Cowdery, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, discuss the CSA's proposals concerning conflicts of interest and how advisors can get ready for a higher standard.

  • October 9, 2016 June 21, 2018
  • 05:30

In part one of a six-part video series on regulatory changes, Dan Richards, CEO, Client Insights and Rebecca Cowdery, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, discuss the Canadian Securities Administrators’ consultation paper on a “best interest standard,” including an overview of the targeted reforms.

  • September 22, 2016 June 21, 2018
  • 16:05

In part three of this three-part series, Rebecca Cowdery, partner with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto, explains proposed amendments that would require exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to provide investors with a summary disclosure document called “ETF Facts”.

  • August 10, 2015 January 23, 2018
  • 06:31

In part two of this three-part series, Rebecca Cowdery, partner with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto, discusses Fund Facts requirements for mutual fund sales initiated online or by phone.

  • July 21, 2015 December 19, 2017
  • 15:25

Rebecca Cowdery, a partner with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto, discusses the mutual fund point of sale (POS) delivery project, and explains how advisors can use the Fund Facts document to meet their obligations under CRM2.

  • July 14, 2015 December 19, 2017
  • 15:25

Rebecca Cowdery, partner, Borden, Ladner Gervais, discusses the number one compliance concern according to both regulators and industry - going beyond the KYC form to truly know your client. Cowdery gives pragamtic tips on effective ways to know your client. She spoke at the Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) 2013 conference and annual general meeting in Toronto.

  • November 27, 2013 December 15, 2017
  • 12:10

Rebecca Cowdery, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais and a specialist in the regulation of investment funds, gives practical tips on how to meet the complex new requirements of CRM 2. She discusses responsibilities for firms, the complex paperwork, and balancing compliance with service. Cowdery spoke to Paula Virany, multimedia editor and video producer with Investment Executive, at the TMX Broadcast Centre in Toronto.

  • July 15, 2013 December 19, 2017
  • 05:30

Rebecca Cowdery, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais and a specialist in the regulation of investment funds, discusses industry concerns that CRM 2 (in effect July 15) will put unequal regulations on different sectors and products. She outlines the potential impact of the new regulations on both industry and clients. Cowdery spoke to Paula Virany, multimedia editor and video producer with Investment Executive, at the TMX Broadcast Centre in Toronto.

  • July 8, 2013 December 19, 2017
  • 13:45