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While CSA hasn't yet decided to ban embedded commissions, it has mapped out how it'd do so in great detail.

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2017 December 12, 2022
  • 12:24

Advisor-class units will convert to common-class units in Q2 2017.

  • By: Staff
  • January 3, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 09:56

Managing potential conflicts of interest is an important part of your job, as is meeting the compliance and disclosure requirements related to such conflicts.

  • By: Katie Keir
  • December 16, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 12:24

Almost all Canadian financial advisors (98%) see a shift toward a fee-based rather than commission-based practice, according to a survey report from Vanguard Canada. In fact, among advisors who’ve made the transition, 86% said it had a positive impact on client trust, with a majority indicating it also had a positive impact on revenue growth […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 14, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 12:54

The authors identify 34 concrete, detailed strategies to improve client relationships, perform better discovery and give better advice.

Assante Wealth Management and Stonegate Private Counsel, the wealth advisory divisions of CI Financial Corp., reached a record $37 billion in assets under management, the company said on Thursday. The results for CI Financial’s Q3 ending September 30 came amid headwinds from new regulations and pressures to change fees, Peter Anderson, CI’s chief executive, said […]


What the industry is grappling with

  • By: Staff
  • July 28, 2016 September 10, 2018
  • 13:54

One of the questions advisors will be asking themselves more and more as they move towards complete transparency of fees is…How do I justify my fees to clients? The answer is simple. Below are six easy tips you can use when this sometimes uncomfortable but necessary conversation arises. Show them the money – Full, upfront […]