Advisors will have a key role to play when, if as expected, the government’s new tax proposals get approved
Veteran advisor discusses his arduous journey from one compensation model to another. Those making the move might want to read this.
As one of Canada’s leading litigation lawyers, Ellen Bessner is used to being judged, but now the shoe will be on the other foot.
An engineer from Mississauga nailed for insider trading reached a settlement with the OSC Tuesday, agreeing to give up about half his trading profits and a 10-year ban.
New numbers on commissions appear to back the concerns of embedded commission advisors worried a wholesale move by the industry to the fee-based model would hurt clients.
With 12-17% annual returns, it’s an exceptionally successful blueprint for investing, but advisors say their clients are getting in the way of their efforts to duplicate it.
Having all your eggs in one “proprietary” basket hasn’t necessarily been bad for one of the most sophisticated investors in this country.
A larger-than-life advisor credited with single-handedly elevating the reputation of private capital markets may have just compromised the entire sector’s reputation with investors.
Stats Canada’s January numbers suggest that those in wealth management could face a more difficult time in the months ahead than their insurance and banking counterparts.
Clients facing a CRA review often look to lay blame somewhere – but advisors using the right kind of software rarely have anything to worry about, says one tax expert.
There’s growing indication that even dyed-in-the-wool embedded commission guys are actively bringing fee-based accounts into their books, according to new data that charts the growth of that compensation in the run up to CRM2 implementation.