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Big Six join Mark Carney-led Net Zero Banking Alliance

Members of the global alliance must align their lending and investment portfolios with net-zero emissions targets

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CFTC sanctions Tether, Bitfinex

The sanctions between the two total US$42.5 million, to settle the U.S. regulator's allegations

White House plans to address economic risk of climate change

The Biden administration has issued a report with plans to protect the financial, insurance and housing markets

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China’s central bank says Evergrande risks “controllable”

The company has missed a third round of interest payments on its offshore bonds this week, spooking investors globally


IIROC advisors can earn 10 compliance credits with CE Corner

Newcom Media expands continuing education site for financial professionals

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2021 October 15, 2021
  • 12:14
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Hackers a growing risk for insurers: Fitch

Ransomware and other cyber threats may lead to credit downgrades for insurers in the future

Post-crisis reforms helped banks ride out pandemic

Basel III implementation made progress despite extreme market turmoil

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Address clients’ emotional biases to improve investment decisions

Investors admitted to being biased toward information that's recent and readily available, Cerulli research suggests

  • By: Staff
  • October 14, 2021 October 14, 2021
  • 14:05
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New climate change initiative will engage financial community

The RIA is coordinating Climate Engagement Canada in collaboration with SHARE and Ceres

  • By: Staff
  • October 14, 2021 October 14, 2021
  • 09:56
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Investors duped in RSP unlocking scheme, OSC alleges

The accused allegedly diverted investors' funds for personal use


Ex-rep sanctioned over payments to unhappy clients

IIROC panel found rep secretly compensated clients, misled investigators

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U.S. exec pleads guilty in Canadian accounting fraud

Perpetrator of Poseidon Concepts Corp. scheme pleads to U.S. criminal charges

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Testing, testing: Is this innovation on?

The OSC is launching a new initiative to allow experimentation for novel ideas

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BMO adds new senior role focused on wealth firm strategy, growth

Effective Nov. 1, Geoff Newton will take on the newly created role at BMO Private Wealth

  • By: Katie Keir
  • October 13, 2021 October 13, 2021
  • 15:00
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Canadians struggling with financial and mental stress, polls suggest

Over half of survey respondents to a recent consumer debt poll have considered borrowing more

  • By: Staff
  • October 13, 2021 October 13, 2021
  • 14:51
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Small biz has positive outlook thanks to tech opportunities, survey suggests

Digitization is fuelling companies' growth across Canada


CBA president stepping down

Neil Parmenter's last day will be Dec. 23

  • By: Staff
  • October 13, 2021 October 13, 2021
  • 11:31
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Ontario releases new proposed securities law for comment

The new Capital Markets Act adopts numerous task force reform ideas

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Prospective suitors emerge for Bridging Finance

The firm has five "primary" bidders, with six others targeting certain loans

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As the economy recovers, environmental doomsday draws nearer

The global growth surge is driving a 6.7% increase in emissions from public companies, MSCI warns

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EU’s first green bond issuance raises 12 billion euros

The 27-nation bloc is issuing green bonds to finance the recovery from the coronavirus crisis

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Climate-driven bank regulation is starting to form: Fitch

Banks may face climate-related mandatory disclosure, stress tests and capital demands within the next few years

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Jonathan Lin named 2021 winner of IIAC Top Under 40 award

Award celebrates talented young professionals in the investment industry

  • By: Staff
  • October 12, 2021 October 12, 2021
  • 10:14
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Brokers must prepare to beef up AML controls: FINRA

U.S. firms' compliance and surveillance programs need review, the SRO says

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As cyber attacks increase, insurers in the space face rising losses

Ransomeware attacks are up 400% over the past two years, Fitch Ratings reports