MFDA throws the book at Ontario advisor
The SRO hearing panel had no choice but to permanently ban a former Investors Group advisor who recommended leveraged investments for at least 10 clients without the approval of his employer making this one of the most ‘egregious’ cases the MFDA has ever heard.
Dealer group says ‘no’ to robo
While many large investment firms seem keen on adding a robo-advisor to their lineup of services an executive for a big independent has come out much against it.
Paul Desmarais, III
Paul Desmarais, III of Power Financial and Power Corporation is on Wealth Professional Canada's Hot List of 2015.
Steve Meehan of Evolution Advisors is on Wealth Professional Canada's Hot List of 2015.
Coveted award attracts top names
It’s arguably the award with the greatest impact on an advisor’s future book and here’s who’s in the running.
Finalists for the WP Awards brought to you by Invesco
The second round of finalists for the Wealth Professional Awards brought to you by Invesco have been revealed – have you made the cut?
Why robo-advisors need your help
Power Financial's investment in a robo-advisor speaks to how much those startups need big firm accounts.
Advisor's 'heretical' strategy proven right
One advisor in Alberta who sold his clients’ stakes in energy is patting himself on the back, following a report from the Conference Board of Canada which said there will be no quick rebound for oil.
Veteran Nova Scotia advisor calls for action from his peers
The Golden Rule to do right by clients has held Nova Scotia advisor Howard Williams in good stead for more than 30 years. But, in general, are advisors doing enough?
Advisors ready for 'assisted suicide' clients?
A Supreme Court of Canada decision to allow physician-assisted suicide will force advisors to step their game up as they work with clients for end-of-life planning, Shafik Hirani, a wealth advisor with Investors Group said in an interview with WP.