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  • CSA delivers damning review of TSX governance

    Ten securities regulators in conjunction with the CSA delivered the results of its review Monday morning suggesting TSX-listed issuers have a lot of work to do when it comes to corporate governance.

  • Which advisors will get hurt by crowdfunding?

    A new study finds entrepreneurs looking for capital are increasingly turning to equity crowdfunding platforms in the process threatening revenue for brokers and advisors focused on accredited investors

  • What’s in a title asks recent OSC report

    The recent mystery shopping report commissioned by the OSC, IIROC and MFDA highlighted a number of advisor issues but the one that seemed to confuse ‘shoppers’ the most were the number of titles given advisors

  • Investors ditching home country bias – and how!

    Over the last year, investors have taken more than $12 billion out of Canadian equity mutual funds and ETFs. During the same period, $21 billion was pumped into the foreign equity versions of the same product types

  • The things that drive advisors crazy

    While research suggests financial advisors have one of the most rewarding careers anywhere, here’s a shortlist of the things that get under their skin

  • Advisors overcome compliance to go online

    New research suggests that financial advisors are snagging million-dollar clients simply through better use of social media – that despite compliance fears

  • What gets an advisor top dollar for a book of business

    Size isn’t everything, and increasingly advisors looking to sell up are having to prove they have more than a big book and a steady revenue stream. But what?

  • Undercover report on advisors full of holes?

    A “mystery shopper” report appeared to expose how few advisors are ready for CRM2, but WP is now coming to their defence with a review of that research

  • Looking after number one

    Is it time that you started to look after the most important person in your business?

  • Old fee model makes a comeback

    While advisors continue to debate what would happen if embedded commissions and/or DSC funds disappear, some wealth professionals are proposing an alternative that many consider obsolete