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2015 IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame Inductees Announced (IIAC Blog)

2015 IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame Inductees Announced (IIAC Blog)

Established in 2013, The IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame serves to honour excellence, integrity and leadership in Canada’s investment industry. The IIAC is proud to announce the names of the 2015 inductees:

Peter M. Brown – Founder and former Chairman & CEO, Canaccord Financial Inc.

Frederick M. Ketchen – Former Director of Equity Trading, ScotiaMcLeod

Donald A. Leslie – Former President & CEO, Canadian Investor Protection Fund

Charles M. Winograd – Former Chairman & CEO, RBC Capital Markets; current Chairman, TMX Group

Posthumous Inductees

Jalynn H. Bennett – … Continue reading

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IIAC 2015 Cybersecurity Conference a Resounding Success

IIAC 2015 Cybersecurity Conference a Resounding Success

More than 120 participants took part in the full-day conference with local and international experts to assist IIAC members in protecting their firm and clients against cyber attacks.

Participants heard from our keynote speaker, Michael Calce (aka Mafiaboy), who, at age 15, caused $1.2 billion in damages by bringing down the websites of Amazon, CNN, Dell, E*Trade, eBay, and Yahoo!. His actions – which were eventually stopped following a major RCMP/FBI sting operation – incited panic from Silicon Valley to the White House.

Topics of discussion at the conference included:

Establishing a Governance and Risk Management Framework to Promote … Continue reading

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2015 IIAC Annual General Meeting Notice

2015 IIAC Annual General Meeting Notice

The IIAC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Toronto on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. ET.

Please note: This AGM is open to representatives of IIAC member firms only.

 

 

The purpose of this meeting is to:

1. Hear the outgoing Board Chair’s report;

2. Present the IIAC’s Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, together with the auditor’s report;

3. Elect Members to the IIAC’s Board of Directors for the term beginning Wednesday, June 10, 2015; and

4. Appoint the IIAC’s auditors.

At the close of the proceedings, a networking reception … Continue reading

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2015 IIAC Cybersecurity Conference

2015 IIAC Cybersecurity Conference

Date:  June 4, 2015Time:  7:45 am – 5:00 pmPlace:  St. Andrews Club and Conference Centre150 King Street West, 16th Floor (Garden Room), Toronto

Featuring Keynote Speaker Michael Calce a.k.a. Mafiaboy

Hear first-hand from Michael Calce who, at age 15, brought down the world’s largest websites and caused $1.2 billion in damages by crashing the websites of Amazon, CNN, Dell, E*Trade, eBay, and Yahoo!.  His actions – which were eventually stopped following a major FBI sting operation – incited panic from Silicon Valley to the White House.  Michael Calce’s story is a captivating behind-the scenes tour of hacking and proof … Continue reading

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IIAC’s Ian Russell to Address the Prospecters & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

IIAC’s Ian Russell to Address the Prospecters & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

The Investment Industry’s Role in Raising Capital for the Mining Industry

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO, will deliver a keynote address as part of PDAC’s Technical Program.  In the Return of the state:  The role of government in financing mineral exploration session, Russell will provide a series of regulatory and policy fixes which, if adopted, will get the Canadian mining industry back on track.

Mr. Russell’s remarks will begin at 9:10 a.m.

Additional information is available here.

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IIAC 2015 Compliance and Operations Symposium: Registration Now Open

IIAC 2015 Compliance and Operations Symposium: Registration Now Open

 

 

Date:  Wednesday, April 1, 2015Place:  St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, 16th Floor (Garden Hall), Toronto

Join us for this full-day event to hear from industry professionals about many considerations raised by current policy and regulatory reforms impacting the securities industry. 

It is also an opportunity to network with peers throughout the day and during the cocktail reception.

Panel sessions will include:

IIROC Staff Review of IIROC Annual Compliance Report Point of Sale: Meeting the Challenges T+2: The What, Why, When and How of a shorter settlement cycle in Canada Global … Continue reading

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Free Cybersecurity Webinar

Free Cybersecurity Webinar

Where in the World is your Data?  Presented by NPC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The IIAC is working with members and industry experts to develop various tools and resources to assist Member firms with their cybersecurity preparedness, and to highlight some existing helpful sources of information. To this end, IIAC members are invited to register for a complimentary webinar hosted by NPC on February 12, 2015 titled “Where in the world is your data? Data protection in the age of device-independence and the Cloud.”

For details and registration, click here.

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IIAC Top Under 40 Award: Nominations Now Being Accepted

IIAC Top Under 40 Award: Nominations Now Being Accepted

Established in 2013 by the Smarten Up Institute, in collaboration with the Investment Industry Association of Canada, the IIAC Top Under 40 Award is designed to celebrate an individual whose drive, dedication, and personal and professional qualities render him or her capable of having a positive influence on the investment industry early in his/her professional life.

One recipient will be awarded the opportunity to work alongside one of the top industry leaders for a one week period in association with the Smarten Up Institute’s Mentor Program®.  A real benefit is the rare opportunity for a young ‘up and comer’ … Continue reading

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What are Investment Industry CEOs Predicting for 2015?

What are Investment Industry CEOs Predicting for 2015?

Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO, will be one of three keynote speakers at The Empire Club of Canada’s Outlook Luncheon on Thursday, January 8, 2015 in Toronto.  Mr. Russell will be unveiling the results of the third annual IIAC Capital Markets Outlook:  A Survey of Canada’s Investment Industry CEOs.

 

 

 

Where:  The Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall

When:Thursday, January 8, 2015 Noon

It’s worth noting that the previous two survey results (2013 Outlook and 2014 Outlook) have been remarkably accurate and, as a result, we’re anticipating the same will hold true this time around.

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The IIAC at Bloomberg’s Canadian Fixed Income Conference

The IIAC at Bloomberg’s Canadian Fixed Income Conference

Jack Rando, IIAC Managing Director of Capital Markets, will be presenting Canada’s investment industry’s perspectives on debt market transparency at the 2014 Bloomberg Canadian Fixed Income Conference. 

Date:   Tuesday, September 30, 2014 

Time:   Registration and breakfast – 8:00 a.m.Conference adjourns – 4:10 p.m. 

Jack’s panel runs from 3:10 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. and can be viewed live on Bloomberg TV.

Location: Bloomberg Headquarters731 Lexington Ave. (between 58th & 59th Streets)New York, NY 10022 

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