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New bail-in rules for banks will affect their credit ratings’ support component

Planned reduction in Canadian banks’ sovereign supports isn’t expected to change banks’ underlying credit ratings

  • By: Staff
  • January 14, 2019 January 14, 2019
  • 14:41
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Manulife to merge equity funds

The firm is also proposing a change to the investment objective

  • By: Staff
  • January 14, 2019 January 14, 2019
  • 13:23
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Investor anger about DSCs palpable in comment letters

In submissions to the CSA, investors are critical of regulators and advisors

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Recidivist sent to jail for violating trading ban

The 2013 OSC ban was for quasi-criminal offences related to securities trading

  • By: Staff
  • January 11, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 10:14
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TMX asks OSC for extension on trading fee study

The exchange wants more time to submit a comprehensive response

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New partnership-based firm launches in Vancouver

Foundation Wealth Partners uses a platform that allows advisors to launch their own independent business

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 14:02
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Former registrant gets jail time after failing to pay fines

The BCSC had ordered her to pay a $40,000 fine and to disgorge $155,000

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019
  • 12:10
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Court denies firms’ bid to dismiss lawsuits alleging mismanagement

Trapeze Capital Corp. and Trapeze Asset Management Ltd. sought to dismiss civil lawsuits from former clients

  • By: Staff
  • January 9, 2019 January 9, 2019
  • 14:24
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European regulators say cryptoassets pose investor threat

Many cryptoassets fall through regulatory gaps

  • By: Staff
  • January 9, 2019 January 9, 2019
  • 12:24

Equitable Life launches online tool for seg funds

Most of the firm's insurance applications are now received electronically

  • By: Staff
  • January 9, 2019 January 9, 2019
  • 11:25
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RBC, BlackRock to offer ETFs under one brand

RBC iShares will feature 150 ETFs with a combined $60 billion in AUM

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Nasdaq introduces index putting price on water

The index will allow for tradable financial instruments geared to water

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 13:23
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One thing clients require from advisors

Find out if you're effective at providing what clients need

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 12:45

New scores to show ESG impact on credit ratings

Fitch introduces the ESG Relevance Scores

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 12:45
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Report offers best practices for fintech sandboxes, innovation hubs

European regulators compared initiatives across the region

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 12:34
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IIROC fines firm $100K for double charging in fee-based accounts

Worldsource Securities failed to adopt controls to prevent the double charging

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 11:15
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Small biz owners get runaround from Service Canada: study

A "secret-shopper" exercise found that callers received inaccurate information

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 8, 2019
  • 11:04
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Digital transformation challenges firms: survey

Why overcoming hurdles is critical for success

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 7, 2019
  • 08:00
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Court rules against hedge fund’s request for IIROC trading data

Case concerns trading of Concordia International shares

  • By: Staff
  • January 7, 2019 January 7, 2019
  • 16:01

New members join OSC investor advisory panel

Ilana Singer and Daniel Brunet will serve two-year terms

  • By: Staff
  • January 7, 2019 January 7, 2019
  • 15:11
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Investment banks experience less activity in 2018

Debt and equity issuance both decline

  • By: Staff
  • January 7, 2019 January 7, 2019
  • 14:54
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BMO creates financial crimes unit

New unit comes after hacking incident in early 2018

Accounting firm Collins Barrow rebrands

Firm becomes Baker Tilly Canada Cooperative

  • By: Staff
  • January 7, 2019 January 7, 2019
  • 10:16
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ETF sales pull ahead of mutual funds in 2018

Net new inflows to November are more than double those of mutual funds

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2019 January 4, 2019
  • 16:44
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Are zero-fee funds the future of investing?

Research suggests otherwise

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2019 January 4, 2019
  • 13:01