Adrian Walrath from the Investment Industry Association of Canada explains how IIROC-regulated firms have been handling the CRM2 transition
A BC man admits to collecting thousands of dollars in commission for illegally distributing securities to investors plunking down $350K.
Be warned, says one veteran advisor: Growing compliance requirements promise to cut into advisor payouts from their dealers.
Advisors are up on charges they used the desperation of farmers to raise $15 million for investment loans that withered on the vine.
If the CFA gets its way, advisors will have to prove to clients they’re on the same fee schedule as other clients of a similar size.
An IIROC advisor is accused of putting himself well ahead of his clients in recommending securities at the same time he was selling his own personal holdings in those securities.
A new report suggests financial advisors more than any other players in financial services have the opportunity to take business from the big banks.
Standardized summaries have been called into question following an Association of Canadian Compliance Professionals (ACCP) conference as advisors remain torn on the subject of CRM2.
Some firms are touting it as the greatest thing since sliced bread, but new numbers suggest advisors simply aren’t buying it.
Advisors are embroiled in a debate about compensation and client perceptions of value, but the only thing that may truly matter is total cost.