When ‘honest’ advisors fails to disclose compensation
A controversial ruling suggests an honest face may be the best defense for an advisor up on charges of breaching CRM2 disclosure requirements.
Advisors: Say no to drugs
If your clients are pushing you to help them invest in the explosive marijuana business, think again, one legal expert tells advisors.
Big bank gets the message on cost-cutting
Advisors might want to take a page from the books of one U.S. bank, which is nixing a traditional but increasingly useless form of communication.
Huge investor to cull 50% of portfolio managers
Heads are rolling at the top of the portfolio management food chain, with a leading investor showing that the industry will increasingly have to prove its worth.
Advisors’ image tarnished by regulator?
A regulator is accused of putting the entire advisor community at risk in allowing a fraudster to legitimately gain a foothold in the industry in as little as five years after its ruling.
Advisor on the ‘defensive’ to protect assets
A growing number of advisors fear the end of the current bull market, but one award-winning player is using a creative strategy to hedge against that future volatility.
CFA exam-taker handicapped by his firm
Candid comments by a 20-something advisor on the eve of the CFA exam suggests some firms may have hurt rather than helped the chances of some test-takers.
Big firms hang up on Blackberry
It’s foreboding to say the least, with a new move by the big wealth management firms set to negatively impact Blackberry.
Assante advisor takes WP’s top prize
It was arguably the biggest win of the night, with a leading Waterloo, Ont., player being named Advisor of the Year.
No ifs, ands or buts – advisors clued into threat
Mistrust of robo firms is rampant, but there’s one type advisors fear most, according to new research.