WP looks into the recently announced partnership between a Canadian wealth management company and a law firm
Advisors are embroiled in a debate about compensation and client perceptions of value, but the only thing that may truly matter is total cost.
An Advocis veteran will use his role as judge for the WP awards to raise awareness about the excellence required of the industry.
The one-percenters are really the only beneficiaries of a phenomenon taking 50 per cent of the S&P 500’s net income, charge critics.
A US compliance professional awarded $1.6 million for whistleblowing on his company is igniting concerns that a proposed program for Ontario will do little to protect informants.
The Ontario Securities Commission has rejected a request that it should – and not IIROC – issue a new penalty for an advisor appealing an earlier decision.
The industry is kidding itself, says a seasoned veteran laying out a passionate case against 5 per cent upfront.
The case of a fallen “rockstar” advisor is highlighting the dangers of lending money to your clients – and not the more common violation of hitting them up for a loan.
A dis-unified front for independent advisors is guaranteed to grow market share for the big banks at this crucial juncture, argues one veteran of the game.
Aha! A leading advisor has found a chink in the armour of target date funds – increasingly viewed as the single-biggest threat to retail advisors.
Canadian advisors could be in for a rude awakening as trillions in assets get parcelled out by baby boomer clients.