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  • Oil-spill responder charged with insider trading

    BP crisis manager has agreed to pay more than US$200,000 for alleged insider trading after receiving confidential information about the damage incurred by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Out with redundancy; in with literacy

    As Canadians overspend and under-save, Canada's first Leader of Financial Literacy has her work cut out for her spreading the 'how-tos' of financial planning across the country. Will she be able to get the job done? One advisor shares his point of view.

  • Merge with an accountant; grow your book

    Financial planners who merge their practices with accountants are ahead of the game, says one industry professional. It's a growing trend and ideal opportunity to grow your business the collaborative way.

  • Weekly Wrap: The Regulator Beat

    The latest developments on industry regulation from across the country.

  • Arrest made in CRA 'Heartbleed' case: Police

    A man has been charged in connection with the theft of 900 social insurance numbers from the CRA website, the RCMP reported Wednesday.

  • Top independent firm refuses to pay back investors

    One of Canada's leading dealers has disregarded the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments' recommendations to compensate investors, the agency reported Wednesday.

  • Get on board with bitcoin, advises legal expert

    Advisors need to unravel how this digital currency is going to revolutionize how they do business now, or risk being left in the dust, warns one bitcoin specialist.

  • Put the spring back into a financial plan

    With tax season upon us, now is the ideal time for advisors to meet with their clients to clean up and dust off those financial plans, suggests one advisor.

  • Digital financial advisors make headway

    As more and more websites pop up offering increasingly sophisticated online money-management services, the future of the traditional financial advisor is back in the limelight.

  • O'Leary's next reality TV venture?

    Kevin O’Leary left CBC’s Dragon’s Den. But it begs the question: What other reality show would be a good fit for the polarizing Canadian and former industry player?