Beer – the ultimate alternative investment?
One beer company is foregoing listing on a stock exchange to raise funds for expansion.
Five reasons why all advisors should love DSC funds
Hold your fire: Here are five inadvertent benefits to DSC funds that not even their most passionate opponents can deny.
Clients conflict with advisors
It defies every stereotype about overly cautious Canadians, with clients increasingly pushing their advisors into a very uncomfortable and possibly dangerous situation.
Robo firms taken down a notch
Heat from his advisors may have forced Schwab’s CEO to downplay the importance of his new robo-advisor service.
OSC makes big personnel move
Ursula Menke has been appointed as the newest Chair of the Investor Advisory Panel taking over from the outgoing Chair, Connie Craddock, on June 1.
How to increase revenue by 1,640%
An IIROC advisor is now admitting to an aggressive investment plan for an “unsophisticated” client – moves that garnered the dealer a whopping revenue increase.
Two charged in $4-million Ponzi scheme
Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Fraud Bureau have charged two men with using an alleged Ponzi scheme to bilk 24 investors of more than $4 million.
Wealth certification trumps MBA
Aw-shucks. One of the most influential advisors in North America is arguing that the MBA has now been eclipsed by one of the wealth industry’s top designations.
Fraud case attracts whopping $1M in fines
Massive fines against two errant advisors – and their loyal employee – may be impressive, but will they ever get collected?
Offices and networks step up
Industry players across Canada will converge on Toronto to celebrate the kind of advisor and dealer excellence highlighted in today’s list of finalists for the WP Awards.