Consumer protection tops mind for Feds
Public feedback will shape a new financial consumer code to help Canadians make informed and responsible decisions for their families, finance minister says.
Arrow and BluMont unite
Under the acquisition, announced Tuesday, portfolio managers and advisors from both firms will continue to provide services to their respective funds.
Chop to advisor numbers ahead, says industry CEO
The head of Canada’s biggest independent firm suggests the industry is in for a significant culling of advisors. And could Toronto be hardest hit?
Financial advisor found guilty of murder
Advisor lived the high life - driving sports cars, dining at fine restaurants and staying at posh hotels - using more than half a million dollars of his client's cash.
Investment firm fined $1.1M for failing to supervise advisors
IIROC lays down law on supervision penalizing the firm for failing to monitor retail client activity and refusing to adopt procedures to properly identify qualified investors.
Mutual fund giant paves way by cutting fees?
The writing may be on the wall for mutual fund providers, with one industry giant moving Monday to slash management fees in a bid to shore up its ship.
Five tips to attract more clients
Newfangled ways of attracting clients are out – the best way to do it has remained unchanged for years.
Fund name changes a headache, say advisors
IIROC never said they're be days like this. You won't hear this from their managers, but the recent spate of fund consolidation is about burying under-performers, says one industry vet, suggesting the phenomenon is also overworking advisors.
Far out Friday: What moustaches will do for your career
Oops, our bad.We probably should have shared this research before the end of Movember, but it looks like sporting a moustache may shave a fair bit off your earning potential.
CSA offers game-changer for foreign securities
Amendments would eliminate the need for certain disclosure requirements on foreign securities sold to 'sophisticated' Canadian investors.