John Taft

Why regulators get it wrong

The recently retired head of RBC Wealth-US discusses why it’s important for regulators to engage with advisors before forcing through rule changes

RBC reveals new wealth management head

Canada’s largest bank announces important new hire as previous leader steps towards retirement

Royal Bank of Canada turns to robo advisors

Wealth management arm of bank to pilot new technology that can guide clients’ investment decisions

Robo move may transform industry

One big bank’s already made an announcement about incorporating robo advice into its operation in the States. But what does it mean for human advisors

Also read: A lesson in how not to handle a conference on fiduciary duty

Head of RBC Wealth Management in the U.S. loses bank's stake in world’s largest IPO.

Fun Friday stories...

With the advent of fall here are some less-sunny stories from around the web.