'If it ain't broke, why fix it?'
As the CRM2 deadline quickly encroaches upon you, the advisor - prompting commentary from IIAC's president in his latest letter - one financial planner suggests there's nothing to fix in a mostly-compliant industry.
International Wrap: News in Brief
WP brings you the latest headlines from around the world.
The deep end of 'dark pool' trading?
Off-exchange trading is a growing trend and even bigger concern for some industry players, but what threat, if any, does it pose to the investor and the broader market?
If at first you don't succeed ... try, try again
An international business strategist offers six of his best tips to achieve a set of goals, and failing first is one of them.
Don't duplicate efforts with a national regulator, says advisor
One WP reader agrees with Alberta's push for a national securities regulator, but only if it functions seamlessly and separately from other regulatory bodies that remain in existence.
Drowning in paperwork? Hire more staff, says Toronto advisor
Investing in people should be an advisor's focus to build their business and help combat the inevitable influx of paperwork with increased regulation, believes one financial planner.
Far Out Friday - 20 Quotes on Money
In no particular order, WP pulled together some of the quirky thoughts on money from the rich and (in)famous.
Weekly Wrap: The Regulator Beat
The latest developments on industry regulation from across the country.
Alberta pushes for a national regulator
The province's finance minister was in Toronto Thursday making his proposal for a national body to handle enforcement and systemic risk public.
Hackers gain momentum: Study
With the financial services industry under the greatest threat for cyber-attacks, advisors and their firms should take heed and make sure their client's information is better protected.