IIROC releases Deutsche Bank settlement funds
IIROC has released and distributed additional settlement funds to eligible investors who purchased third-party asset-backed commercial paper from Deutsche Bank Securities.
Canada's wealthy feel better off now than pre-crisis
High-net worth Canadians believe they are more financially secure today than they were before the 2008 recession, but they don’t feel as secure as their U.S. counterparts.
OSC lays out $1.4m in penalties for incompetence
Ignorance of the law is indeed no excuse, according to Ontario regulators handing down penalties of more than $1.4 million over a "shocking level of negligence and incompetence."
Are you being replaced by robots?
Professionals in the financial services industry may be in danger of a robot take-over. What's so much better about computerisation and is your job at risk?
Canadians ambivalent on trailers, would dump advisors if fees high
A slim majority of Canadian mutual fund investors would prefer that advisors are compensated by built-in fees, while many would leave an advisor if fee compensation resulted in higher costs.
Dundee makes strategic investment in Canadian National Exchange
Dundee Corp announced a strategic investment in Canadian National Stock Exchange, replicating an announcement made four years earlier by Dundee Wealth, the wealth management unit now owned by Scotia.
‘Screw it, let’s do it’: An exclusive interview with Richard Branson
In an exclusive interview, entrepreneurial legend and founder of more than 400 companies world-wide, Richard Branson, says a ‘screw it, let’s do it’ approach to business is one of the driving forces behind his success.
SEC to seek bigger fines and admissions of guilt
The top US securities regulator is seeking authority to impose harsher financial penalties, and more admissions of guilt when settling cases.
BoC may further delay rate rise
The Bank of Canada may hold off on hiking rates until the US Federal Reserve decides to raise its own, argues Fidelity Investments.
Mortgage brokers also pushing for higher professional standards
Many advisors have long wanted to see higher professional standards and more rigorous accreditation processes, so they may sympathize with the lobbying efforts of professionals in another corner of the financial sector.