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B.C. advisor to pay $176K settlement for unregistered trading

In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), an investment dealer has admitted to unregistered trading. Thomas Geoffrey Bertram, who was registered…

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  • July 16, 2018 July 16, 2018
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Using ETFs to thrive in an ever-changing environment

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  • July 13, 2018 September 11, 2018
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When investment tips seem too good to be true

A Court of Appeal for Ontario ruling earlier this year made it easier to establish liability in insider trading cases

  • By: Katie Keir
  • July 13, 2018 September 10, 2018
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IIROC fines firm, CEO total of $190k

The firm and UDP have since taken steps to improve practices

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  • July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
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BoC begins search for new deputy governor

Deputy governor Sylvain Leduc will leave this month

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  • July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
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How CSA’s ‘detailed and sweeping’ proposals will affect you: IIAC

IIAC leader looks at the gaps in CSA's proposed reforms, and how industry may respond

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  • July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
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What growing protectionism could mean for financial standards

Jurisdictions will be forced to pursue their own regulatory reforms rather than following international ones

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  • July 12, 2018 July 12, 2018
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Banks raise prime rates after BoC announcement

Impact of higher rates on mortgage holders part of BoC projections

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  • July 11, 2018 July 11, 2018
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Is your client saving enough for education?

Among the many needs for which your client must save, one overlooked item might be education. And if your client takes on debt to cover…

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  • July 11, 2018 July 11, 2018
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Behavioural biases that affect advisors

If you’re a client-facing advisor, you’re likely adept at managing the behavioural biases of your clients. You might also consider how you handle your own…

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  • July 11, 2018 July 11, 2018
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Misconduct cases increase year over year: CSA report

Overall, regulators concluded 102 cases involving 225 respondents

TD to acquire money manager Greystone Managed Investments for $792M

Toronto-Dominion Bank will buy Saskatchewan-based Greystone Managed Investments Inc. for roughly $792-million in stock and cash, a transaction which the bank says makes its asset…

1832 Asset Management makes portfolio advisor change

1832 Asset Management will take on the portfolio advisor role of the Scotia European Fund on July 16, a release from the firm said. The…

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  • July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018
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With interest rates expected to rise, most Canadians would choose fixed mortgage: survey

Slightly more than half (54%) of Canadian homeowners or those planning to buy a home would choose a fixed-rate mortgage if signing for a mortgage…

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  • July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018
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Hub International acquires Independent Financial Concepts Group

Chicago-based insurance brokerage Hub International Limited has acquired the shares of Independent Financial Concepts Group Ltd. (IFCG), Hub announced in a press release Tuesday. IFCG…

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  • July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018
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Using life insurance under new passive income rules

Life insurance should already be on the radar of business owners

  • By: Katie Keir
  • July 9, 2018 September 19, 2018
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Mackenzie Investments defers two fund mergers

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  • July 9, 2018 July 9, 2018
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Scotiabank completes acquisition of Chilean bank

Scotiabank’s acquisition of an approximate 68% interest in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) has closed. The acquisition is part of Scotiabank’s strategy to…

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  • July 9, 2018 July 9, 2018
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MFDA ready to talk shop with firms, investors

The outreach program will receive input about regulatory requirements, additional guidance and business models

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  • July 9, 2018 July 9, 2018
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CPPIB betting on sports data as a long-term investment

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is preparing to buy a 39% stake in Sportradar, a global company that distributes data from the National Hockey League…

SEI Canada changes risk ratings for certain funds

SEI Investments Canada Company has made changes to the risk ratings of several funds, as shown in the tables below. Changes are disclosed in the…

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  • July 9, 2018 July 9, 2018
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Absent U.S., Iran nuclear deal negotiations continue

Five world powers agreed with Iran on Friday to forge ahead with negotiations

5 reasons advisors are turning to ETFs

Evolve ETFs data reveals why and how advisors are investing

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  • July 6, 2018 July 6, 2018
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OSC follows CSA’s client-focused reforms in priorities report

The term "best interest standard" isn't included in its latest priorities report

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  • July 5, 2018 July 5, 2018
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