The same thing advisors fear will kill trailing commissions may in fact save their bacon
Investor advocates may in fact be creating “behavioural problems” in clients if they win the ban on embedded commission they seek
The case for removing three of the most recognizable regulating bodies isn’t as outlandish as it might first sound
A veteran investor highlights how a hybrid fee structure could save Canada’s mutual fund industry
Most advisors are convinced clients are satisfied with their compensation models, but investors have their own ideas
What brokers see as a growing and dangerous competitor may in fact turn out to be a passing fad but that still doesn’t mean the threat’s gone
The CSA’s report is an ‘I-told-you-so’ for fee based advisors, while embedded compensation advisors are on the defensive
A former exec at IIAC predicts advisors will be allowed to hold onto their embedded commissions but lose something almost as cherished
Investment advisors have come out swinging against the imposition of fiduciary standard, arguing it may actually hurt not help some clients – specifically, the most vulnerable.
The SRO looks to develop continuing education program for advisors suggesting CRM2 is setting the bar higher for everyone in wealth management.