Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ian Russell On BNN – The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan (IIAC Blog)

Ian Russell On BNN – The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan (IIAC Blog)

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The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan (IIAC Blog)

The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan (IIAC Blog)

On November 9, 2015, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Knowledge Bureau’s Distinguished Advisor Conference. The audience included both IIROC- and MFDA-registered advisors.

The topic of my presentation was Cybersecurity in the Financial Industry. I described the sophistication and global dimensions of the cyber threat and the serious consequences of such an attack to firms and clients. The presentation also gave me an opportunity to explain the IIAC’s role in raising awareness and assisting dealer Member firms to put in place defenses to counter the cyber threat.

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IIAC Marks Financial Literacy Month #FLM2015

IIAC Marks Financial Literacy Month #FLM2015

Part of financial literacy is knowing the difference between advisors and why some might suit an investor’s needs better than others. To mark Financial Literacy Month, the IIAC has put together a flyer on the benefits of working with an IIROC-regulated advisor.  Access a shareable version of the flyer here: http://iiac.ca/wp-content/uploads/IIAC-Choosing-an-Investment-Advisor.pdf

 

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Remember Them (IIAC Blog)

Remember Them (IIAC Blog)

Canada’s men and women in uniform continue to demonstrate tremendous courage in the cause of peace and freedom.

Remember those who defend and protect this country.

“In Flanders Fields,” read by Michael Enright.

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IIAC Launches Bond Market Newsletter (IIAC Blog)

IIAC Launches Bond Market Newsletter (IIAC Blog)

The IIAC has launched a new publication titled “IIAC Fixed Income Market Regulatory Update.” You can read our inaugural issue by clicking here.

This monthly newsletter will bring you up-to-date on bond market regulatory developments in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia. It also includes relevant links and IIAC commentary.

If you or others in your organization are impacted by regulatory changes in the fixed income markets, then this publication is for you.

The November 2015 issue covers topics such as:

– CSA next steps in regulation and transparency of Canada’s fixed income market

– Municipal … Continue reading

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