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CSA publishes guidance on coin and token offerings

Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 46-308 Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens, which provides additional guidance on how securities laws…

  • By: Staff
  • June 11, 2018 June 11, 2018
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Investors Group welcomes BlackRock as subadvisor

Investors Group has added BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited as a subadvisor. The new arrangement includes BlackRock Canada’s Systematic Active Equity team, which is backed…

  • By: Staff
  • June 11, 2018 June 11, 2018
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OSC’s ‘slow’ pace on priorities irks investor groups

Both FAIR Canada and OSC's IAP have complaints

  • By: Staff
  • June 8, 2018 June 8, 2018
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IPC dealers to pay clients nearly $11M over alleged excess fees

OSC approved a no-contest settlement with two IPC dealers

  • By: Staff
  • June 8, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Excel Money Market Fund to close, after fund merger voted down

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  • By: Staff
  • June 8, 2018 June 8, 2018
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Counsel to merge funds, lower fees

Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. will merge seven of its corporate class funds into their corresponding trust fund equivalents, as shown in the table below. The…

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2018 June 7, 2018
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Female business execs positive on growth prospects, tech adoption: KPMG study

Technological disruption is seen as more of an opportunity than a threat

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2018 June 7, 2018
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Desjardins Investments cuts management fees for 6 funds

There are also portfolio management changes for certain funds

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2018 June 7, 2018
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Galpin remains chair of IIAC board

BMO Wealth Management chief regulatory officer Charyl Galpin was re-appointed chair of the Investment Industry Association of Canada’s board of directors at IIAC’s AGM in…

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2018 June 7, 2018
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CAFII elects new board chair

Nicole Benson has been elected board chair of the Canadian Association of Financial Institutions in Insurance (CAFII), effective June 5. Benson succeeds Peter McCarthy, who…

  • By: Staff
  • June 6, 2018 June 6, 2018
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IIROC bans and fines investment advisor

Former rep must pay $125,000 plus costs

  • By: Staff
  • June 6, 2018 September 5, 2018
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Crypto-asset trading platforms aren’t exchanges: CSA

There are no recognized crypto-asset trading platforms

  • By: Staff
  • June 6, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Canadian ETFs rose to high of $157B in May: report

Equity ETFs attracted the highest inflows in May, says the latest ETF report by National Bank. Inflows for ETFs in Canada were $1.8 billion last…

  • By: Staff
  • June 5, 2018 June 5, 2018
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Hazards of responsible investing in emerging markets

Varying governance structures, lack of transparency and missing data can get in the way

Advisors have new resource to serve philanthropic needs of HNW clients

Equisoft and Canada Gives have created a philanthropy centre to help advisors work with high-net-worth clients on their charitable giving. Philanthropy is expected to become…

  • By: Staff
  • June 5, 2018 June 5, 2018
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Natixis reduces fees, consolidates funds

Natixis Investment Managers Canada LP is making several changes to its mutual funds, including reducing fees, and consolidating and closing funds, the firm said on…

  • By: Staff
  • June 5, 2018 June 5, 2018
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Regulators talk tech, with tips for dealers

Compliance departments must evolve beyond KYC and KYP to include “know your data.” That comment came from Gouro Sall Diagne, director of supervision of deposit-taking…

IA Clarington changes name, subadvisor of global fund

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  • By: Staff
  • June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018
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Scotiabank secures access to physicians with MD Financial purchase

Scotiabank and the Canadian Medical Association will also collaborate for 10 years

  • By: Staff
  • June 1, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Don’t prioritize BIS over fiduciary duty, PMAC tells OSC

PMAC outlines seven recommendations for OSC in a comment letter

Laurentian Bank reports strong Q2, as it leaves mortgage loan troubles behind

The bank also expects to to troubles related to a mortgage loan review behind it

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Choosing inflation-linked over fixed-rate bonds

As interest rates and yields rise, manage exposure appropriately

  • By: Katie Keir
  • May 31, 2018 September 12, 2018
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ETF sector on TSX hit $150B AUM high in April

The ETF sector on the TSX reached a record high of $150 billion in assets under management (AUM) on April 30, the TMX Group said…

  • By: Staff
  • May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018
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CLHIA revises approach to compensation disclosure

After receiving feedback from advisors, the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) is changing its approach to its compensation disclosure for group benefits and…

  • By: Staff
  • May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018
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IIROC now responsible for debt statistics reporting

IIROC has taken over the statistical reporting on secondary trading from the Bank of Canada (BoC), the self-regulatory organization said Thursday. The Debt Statistics Report…

  • By: Staff
  • May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018
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