Monthly Archives: August 2017

Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Stan Deudney (IIAC Blog)

Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Stan Deudney (IIAC Blog)

In Memoriam: We, at the IIAC, are deeply saddened by the passing of Stan Deudney. Mr. Deudney was actively engaged in bringing innovation and new era solutions to the investment industry in Canada and international markets for more than 25 years. He also raised the bar for financial industry education, teaching and mentoring students at the Smarten Up Institute. 

Stan was instrumental in the development of Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS), where he served as its first president. Today, CDS is there for the vast majority of securities traded in Canada. He also launched one of Canada’s first discount brokerages, created the … Continue reading

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The Policy Landscape in Washington (IIAC Blog)

The Policy Landscape in Washington (IIAC Blog)

Recently several members of the IIAC Board and I met with senior lawmakers and industry officials in Washington, D.C. to better understand the direction and focus of financial deregulation in the U.S., and obtain ideas and perspectives helpful for the Canadian industry’s ongoing engagement with domestic regulators.

My August 2017 Letter from the President offers observations and several takeaways from the discussions regarding the prospects for financial deregulation and tax reform, as well as the upcoming NAFTA renegotiations.

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