Monthly Archives: February 2017

Robo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Round two of the debate (IIAC Blog)

Robo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Round two of the debate (IIAC Blog)

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Robo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Round one of the debate (IIAC Blog)

Robo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Round one of the debate (IIAC Blog)

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Letter from the President: Wisdom from the Asian Financial Forum and the lessons for Canadian policymakers (IIAC Blog)

Letter from the President: Wisdom from the Asian Financial Forum and the lessons for Canadian policymakers (IIAC Blog)

In my latest Letter from the President, I look at the rise of populism in the developed world. The emergence of the so-called “new normal”, marked by weak GDP growth and stagnant incomes, has unfolded as a troubling, persistently enduring economic condition, rather than a cyclical phenomenon. I argue that governments must find consensus for pro-growth policies to break the economic malaise, embracing low tax rates, broad tax reform, stimulative spending, and deregulation, and avoid the impulse for excessive social spending and protectionism. Failure risks political pressure for even more radical policy solutions.

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IIAC seeks nominations for the 2017 class of IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame Inductees (IIAC Blog)

IIAC seeks nominations for the 2017 class of IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame Inductees (IIAC Blog)

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, May 5, 2017 (5:00 p.m. ET).

The IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame honours excellence, integrity and leadership in Canada’s investment industry. We are reaching out to executives in the financial sector to put forth names of outstanding individuals who have demonstrated vision and leadership in building successful careers, contributed to the vitality of Canada’s investment industry and capital markets, and given back to their communities.

A maximum of four living and four posthumous candidates are inducted into the Hall of Fame annually. The Inductees are chosen by … Continue reading

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