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BMO, CIBC’s Simplii face proposed class action lawsuits for cybersecurity breaches

Breaches impact up to 90,000 customers

OSC’s John Mountain passes away

The director of the Investment Funds and Structured Products Branch at the Ontario Securities Commission, John Mountain, has died. Maureen Jensen, OSC chair and CEO,…

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  • June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018
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Advisors concerned about volatility, rising rates: survey

94% of advisors say that preventing clients from making investment decisions based on their feelings is important to their success

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  • June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018
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EU and Australia begin free trade negotiations

Trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports

Why aren’t Americans benefiting from robust U.S. economy?

The numbers that collectively sketch a picture of a vibrant economy don't reflect reality for a range of Americans

Horizons ETFs building out marijuana-focused ETF lineup

Futures on units of HMMJ will begin trading today on the Montreal Exchange.

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  • June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018
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Soliciting dealer arrangements: IIAC responds

IIAC notes that the use of soliciting dealer arrangements varies among IIAC member firms

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  • June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018
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Protect small biz from cyber attacks

Small businesses suffered a barrage of computer invasions last year

Russell Investments appoints global head of product

Robert Hostetter has joined the firm in a new position as global head of product

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  • June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018
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Morneau didn’t break law with pension bill, says ethics commissioner

Morneau found himself in hot water when he introduced pension-reform legislation

AcSB seeks comment on performance measures framework

The Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) is seeking feedback on a newly published framework for reporting performance measures. The Draft Framework for Reporting Performance Measures aims…

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  • June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018
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How new Quebec legislation boosts IIROC enforcement

Bill 141 gives IIROC more effective tools to protect investors in the province

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  • June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018
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Founder of Crystal Wealth banned, penalized for misappropriating funds

Find out more

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  • June 15, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Finding bargains in U.S. equities

A rundown of sectors to watch in the U.S.

MFDA rep fined $125,000 and banned for not cooperating with investigation

Investigation involved potentially unethical business practices

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  • June 14, 2018 September 5, 2018
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Royal Mutual Funds to pay $1.1M settlement over sales practices

Dealer fined for paying higher commissions on certain funds

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  • June 14, 2018 August 31, 2018
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CSA seeks second round of comments on proposed derivatives rule

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is seeking a second round of comments on its proposed rule for a business conduct regime for regulating derivatives dealers…

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  • June 14, 2018 June 14, 2018
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AlphaNorth Asset Management changes funds’ risk rating

AlphaNorth Asset Management has adopted the standardized risk classification methodology, mandated by Canadian Securities Administrators, for the AlphaNorth Growth Fund and AlphaNorth Resource Fund. As…

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  • June 13, 2018 June 13, 2018
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How to help senior clients avoid investment scams

Senior clients are more likely than younger clients to be approached by scam artists offering phony investments. That finding comes from the Alberta Securities Commission’s…

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  • June 13, 2018 June 13, 2018
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3 exceptions for deducting cross-border retirement plan contributions

Here's who qualifies for cross-border relief

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Explaining how RI and smart beta come together

Demand is rising for both ESG analysis and smart beta strategies

  • By: Katie Keir
  • June 12, 2018 September 10, 2018
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OSC seeking members for Seniors Expert Advisory Committee

The OSC is seeking members for its Seniors Expert Advisory Committee (SEAC), said the regulator in a release. The SEAC advises staff on securities-related policy…

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  • June 12, 2018 June 12, 2018
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Denis Ricard named as next CEO for iA Financial Group

Denis Ricard has been named the next president and CEO of iA Financial Group starting Sept. 1, said the firm in a release. Current president…

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  • June 12, 2018 June 12, 2018
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Legacy and philanthropy has changed for younger HNW Canadians: survey

How different generations of high-net-worth Canadians define legacy and philanthropy

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  • June 12, 2018 June 12, 2018
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BMO AM lowers fee on fixed income ETF

Find out why

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  • June 11, 2018 June 11, 2018
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