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16-May-19Conseiller« Le poids du marché financier au Québec »Click here
14-May-19Finance et Investissement« Un premier portrait des marchés financiers et du secteur des valeurs mobilières au Québec »Click here
10-May-19Investment ExecutiveLetter to the Editor: “Regulatory costs weaken portfolio returns: IIAC”Click here
2-May-19Finance et Investissement« La gestion de patrimoine en mutation »Click here
30-April-19The Globe and Mail“Macquarie retreat signals streamlining of investment banking” (subscription required)Click here
25-April-19The Hill TimesOp-Ed: “Why securities regulations need overhaul” (subscription required)Click here
18-April-19Financial Post“Ford government’s plan to put ‘Open for Business’ stamp on capital markets raises eyebrows”Click here
18-April-19Investment ExecutiveOp-Ed: “The OSC Burden Reduction Task Force can make a difference to clients”Click here
14-April-19Wealth Professional“‘Significant step’ towards job title protection”Click here
12-April-19Advisor’s Edge“Province’s plan to regulate planner and advisor titles gets thumbs-up from industry”Click here
12-April-19Finance et Investissement« L’ACCVM cherche le prochain leader de moins de 40 ans »Click here
11-April-19Investment Executive“IIAC calls for reforms to CTO regime”Click here
11-April-19Advisor’s Edge“CTO regime in need of reform: IIAC”Click here
10-April-19Investment Executive“IIAC calls for nominations for 2019 Top Under 40 Award”Click here
10-April-19Advisor’s Edge“Nominations open for IIAC’s 2019 Top Under 40 Award”Click here
28-March-19The Lawyer’s Daily“Budget affects stock options, TFSAs and Individual Pension Plans” (subscription required)Click here
26-March-19The Globe and Mail“Beware TFSA day traders: The CRA may be coming after you” (subscription required)Click here
25-March-19Business in Vancouver
“Editorial: Morneau’s budget won’t build business confidence”Click here
21-March-19Advisor’s Edge“Clients day trading in their TFSAs? They’re ultimately liable for the tax”Click here
21-March-19Investment Executive“TFSA holders ultimately liable for any tax on day trading in an account”Click here
21-March-19Business in VancouverPodcast: IIAC President and CEO weighs in on the federal government’s latest budget (23:05 mark)Click here
20-March-19Wealth Professional“Budget falls short and will hurt sentiment, says IIAC”Click here
20-March-19Conseiller« Le budget fédéral suscite des réactions mitigées »Click here
20-March-19Finance et Investissement« Des réactions au budget federal »Click here
19-March-19Finance et Investissement« Scandales financiers : ce que le Canada peut retenir de l’introspection douloureuse de l’Australie »Click here
19-March-19Investment Executive“Government targets certain investment funds that use forward contracts”Click here
19-March-19Advisor’s Edge“Government targets investment funds that use forward contracts”Click here
19-March-19Morningstar“Behind the scenes of the upcoming OSC roundtable”Click here
18-March-19The Hill TimesOp-Ed: “It’s time to launch the systemic regulator” (subscription required)Click here
18-March-19MoneySense“Federal budget 2019: Likely some goodies for investors”Click here
11-March-19The Globe and Mail“Investment industry calls for Ottawa to tackle competitiveness” -subscription requiredClick here
6-March-19The Globe and MailOp-Ed: “What Canada can learn from a damning report on Australia’s financial industry”Click here
6-March-19Investment Executive“IIAC seeking nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame”Click here
6-March-19Advisor’s Edge“Nominations open for IIAC’s 2019 Hall of Fame”Click here
4-March-19Advisor’s Edge“Stakeholders tell OSC: Don’t cut investor protection while trimming regulatory burden”Click here
4-March-19Investment Executive“OSC urged to cut regulatory burdens, not investor protections”Click here
4-March-19Investment Executive“OSC announces hearings, internal work at cutting red tape”Click here
4-March-19Advisor’s Edge“OSC offers details about red tape roundtable”Click here
14-February-19Investment ExecutiveOp-ed: “Investors can benefit from regulatory streamlining”Click here
12-February-19Investment Executive“Reducing the burden, but fairly”Click here
12-February-19Investment Executive“Fintech’s slow, deliberate growth”Click here
8-February-19Advisor’s Edge“IIAC favours cutting two old rules for every new one to reduce regs”Click here
8-February-19Investment Executive“IIAC calls on Ontario to boost growth”Click here
1-February-19Finance et Investissement« Guerre d’influence entourant les produits maison »Click here
31-January-19Finance et Investissement« Diminution du rendement des bénéfices des sociétés de courtage pour 2019 »Click here
25-January-19Business in VancouverPodcast: Global uncertainty, equities selloffs and higher operating costs are putting pressure on Canada’s investment industry (12:54 mark)Click here
25-January-19The Globe and Mail“Smaller investment dealers hit by rising costs, dispirited markets”Click here
22-January-19Journal de l’assurance« Le nombre de courtiers en valeurs mobilières indépendants pourrait diminuer, dit l’ACCVM »Click here
21-January-19Advisor’s Edge“Strong demand for wealth management drives industry in 2018”Click here
21-January-19Investment Executive“Demand for wealth management drives investment industry performance: Russell”Click here
21-January-19Insurance Journal“Number of independent investment dealers expected to decline”Click here
21-January-19Conseiller« Obligations vertes : pas près de s’essouffler : u’est-ce qui explique leur forte croissance? »Click here
21-January-19Investment Executive“TFSAs: Setback for the CRA”Click here
10-January-19Business in VancouverPodcast: IIAC ETF Study (at 10:57 mark)Click here
8-January-19Wealth Professional“IIAC sounds cautious note as ETFs face uncharted waters”Click here
7-January-19Insurance and Investment Journal“IIAC makes recommendations to ETF industry”Click here
7-January-19Investment Executive“Bear market may increase risks in ETF sector”Click here
7-January-19Advisor’s Edge“When the market turns, what happens to ETFs?”Click here
7-January-19Finance et Investissement« Les FNB en attente d’un vrai test »Click here
20-December-18Finance et InvestissementL’industrie divisée sur le sort des FARClick here
17-December-18Advisor’s EdgeIIAC calls for greater transparency of market data feesClick here
17-December-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC calls for greater transparency on market data feesClick here
17-December-18Investment ExecutiveStakeholders urge feds to create public registry of beneficial ownership informationClick here
13-December-18Finance et InvestissementRéduisez le nombre de règles, chères ACVMClick here
13-December-18Investment ExecutiveOp-ed: FSRA will have many benefitsClick here
11-December-18Investment ExecutiveRepo market leaves room for improvement: reportClick here
10-December-18Finance et InvestissementTrois raisons de maintenir les FAR et deux autres pour les abolirClick here
4-December-18ConseillerUne Pl. Fin. québécoise à l’honneurClick here
4-December-18Globe and MailOp-ed: Small investors will benefit from the Ontario government’s deregulation plansClick here
3-December-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC seeks relief from “unintended consequences” of U.S. tax rule changesClick here
3-December-18Business in VancouverPodcast: Issues plaguing global financial marketsClick here
23-November-18Investment ExecutiveNot yet a done deal – Many hurdles remain for the CMRA before it becomes a realityClick here
November-18New InvestorArticle: The changing face of the wealth management businessClick here
22-November-18BNNBloombergThe drain of investment capital from CanadaClick here
21-November-18Insurance JournalFinancial institutions preparing for worst case Brexit scenarioClick here
21-November-18Globe and MailAre advisors acting in clients’ best interests? The tussle over terminologyClick here
20-November-18Investment ExecutiveCrypto-assets, ETFs among top concerns: IIAC presidentClick here
16-November-18Advisor’s EdgeOntario government supports FSRA, CCMR in fiscal updateClick here
9-November-18Investment ExecutiveNewsmaker: Award is a win for embracing diversityClick here
7-November-18Advisor’s EdgeReport applauds Canada’s clearing system for debt tradingClick here
6-November-18Finance et InvestissementEntente de référencement : de quoi se mêlent les ACVM?, dit l’industrieClick here
6-November-18Investment ExecutiveInvestment industry must continue support for repo market developmentClick here
6-November-18BloombergCanadian Repo Counterparty Study Shows System Should Be RobustClick here
5-November-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC updates guidance on U.S. temporary resident exemptionsClick here
29-October-18Investment ExecutiveU.S. dealers lean on asset managers to streamline product shelfClick here
26-October-18Finance et InvestissementLeader de moins de 40 ans de l’ACCVM : une employée de la Scotia honoréeClick here
26-October-18Investment ExecutiveCSA Reforms Get Mixed ReviewsClick here
25-October-18Investment ExecutiveRavina Bains named 2018 winner of IIAC Top Under 40 AwardClick here
25-October-18Wealth ProfessionalCARP questions client-focused reformsClick here
25-October-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC congratulates 2018 Hall of Fame inducteesClick here
23-October-18Insurance & Investment JournalChallenges ahead for advisors and wealth management financial firmsClick here
23-October-18Wealth ProfessionalPMAC outlines desired changes to CSA reformsClick here
22-October-18Finance et InvestissementProduits maison : n’alourdissez pas le fardeau des firmes, recommande l’ACCVMClick here
19-October-18Advisor’s EdgeClient-focused reforms too focused on cost, industry associations sayClick here
19-October-18ConseillerCombien coûtera la réforme axée sur les clients?Click here
19-October-18The Investment and Insurance JournalCSA’s Client Focused Reforms require clarification says IIACClick here
19-October-18Investment ExecutiveMore clarity needed on client-focused reforms: IIACClick here
18-October-18Advisor.caHow advisors can overcome 2 key challengesClick here
18-October-18Finance et InvestissementFAR et indépendants : deux avis divergeantClick here
18-October-18ConseillerLes conseillers doivent améliorer leur productivitéClick here
18-October-18Business in VancouverPodcast – Future of the independent dealerClick here
18-October-18Investment ExecutiveOp-ed: Now is the time to focus on advisor productivityClick here
16-October-18Finance et InvestissementLa révolution infonuagiqueClick here
15-October-18ConseillerLes joueurs du bac à sable réglementaireClick here
15-October-18ConseillerLes régulateurs vous ont à l’œilClick here
15-October-18Le Journal de L’assuranceIntelligence artificielle : l’adaptation est nécessaire, même en valeurs mobilièresClick here
12-October-18Finance et InvestissementEncadrement règlementaire : l’intelligence artificielle change la donneClick here
12-October-18Investment ExecutiveLittle leeway for feds in next budgetClick here
10-October-18Benefits and Pensions MonitorIIAC Responds To CDIC Trust DisclosureClick here
3-October-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC requests more time to implement CDIC’s proposed changesClick here
3-October-18Advisor’s EdgeCRA to delay registered fee position ‘indefinitely’Click here
3-October-18Benefits and Pensions MonitorGreen Bonds On Track To GrowClick here
1-October-18Advisor’s EdgeCRA targets RRSP, TFSA abuses in long-awaited tax documentClick here
1-October-18PoliticoBanks score win on data in new trade dealClick here
1-October-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC congratulates Top Under 40 nomineesClick here
27-September-18ConseillerLes obligations vertes ont la coteClick here
25-September-18Investment ExecutiveCanadian market for green bonds poised for growthClick here
25-September-18The Insurance and Investment JournalGreen bond market rises markedly in 2017Click here
21-September-18Canadian Lawyer MagazineProtecting vulnerable investors: Industry SpotlightClick here
17-September-18ConseillerLe rôle de l’ombudsman des banques remis en questionClick here
13-September-18Financial PostPossible expansion of OBSI’s role in investigating complaints set off alarm bells in financial industryClick here
12-September-18Le Journal de l’assuranceL’avenir semble prometteur pour les entreprises indépendantes malgré un marché difficileClick here
10-September-18Investment ExecutiveProposed changes to AML regulations pose challenges for securities industry: IIACClick here
7-September-18Finance et InvestissementQuel avenir pour les sociétés de courtage indépendantes ?Click here
7-September-18The Insurance and Investment JournalFuture looks bright for independent firms in challenging marketClick here
6-September-18Investment ExecutiveFuture looks profitable for independent retail firmsClick here
6-September-18BNN BloombergThe future of independent dealers in CanadaClick here
6-September-18Advisor.caHow independent firms can continue to thriveClick here
27-August-18Le Journal de l’assuranceLes réformes axées sur les clients nuiront aux entreprises indépendantes, dit l’ACCVMClick here
26-August-18The Globe and MailOp-Ed: Wealth management: It’s time to rethink practice and regulationClick here
25-August-18Les AffairesTechnologie financière: les grands gagnants et les grands perdantsClick here
24-August-18Investment ExecutiveGreater flexibility: Changes in CDIC coverage include new categories for RESPs and RDSPsClick here
24-August-18Investment ExecutiveThe debate over CRM3: Growing resistance to the MFDA’s plan to increase disclosureClick here
21-August-18Insurance and Investment JournalIndependent securities firms expected to take action to lessen negative impacts of client-focused reformsClick here
16-August-18Investment ExecutiveOp-Ed: Dealers may narrow offerings in response to regulatory proposals, by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEOClick here
8-August-18Advisor.caPMAC, IIAC outline concerns about CCMRS exemptionsClick here
8-August-18Wealth ProfessionalCSA consultation period carries “heavy responsibility”Click here
1-August-18Wealth Professional‘Regulations will consolidate three tiers of clients’Click here
31-July-18Wealth Professional‘Market forces will tackle commission abuses’Click here
31-July-18Finance et InvestissementIntronisations au Temple de la renomméeClick here
27-July-18Investment ExecutiveRemaking the industryClick here
24-July-18Conseiller.caMRCC 3 : les courtiers demandent plus de tempsClick here
23-July-18Advisor.caNow isn’t the time to expand cost reporting: IIAC to MFDAClick here
23-July-18Insurance and Investment JournalIIAC asks regulators to defer making a decision on expanding cost reportingClick here
23-July-18Finance et InvestissementFrais des fonds communs : MRCC 3 divise l’industrieClick here
20-July-18Investment ExecutiveIndustry divided on expanding cost reportingClick here
20-July-18Profession Conseiller31-103 : les petits joueurs risquent d’écoperClick here
20-July-18Business in VancouverB.C. fintechs ‘sweet spot’ as targets for major financial institution acquisitionClick here
19-July-18Conseiller.caRéformes des ACVM : les petits cabinets souffrirontClick here
17-July-18Business in VancouverFor the record, July 17, 2018Click here
16-July-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC, PMAC create standardized template for service arrangementsClick here
16-July-18Wealth ProfessionalCSA reforms will require clear guidelines: IIACClick here
15-July-18The Globe and Mail‘Transformative impact’: Proposed regulations could sink smaller firms, investment group saysClick here
13-July-18Advisor.caHow CSA’s ‘detailed and sweeping’ proposals will affect you: IIACClick here
12-July-18Investment ExecutiveCSA proposals will transform investment industry: RussellClick here
6-July-18Business in Vancouver’s BIV Today podcastIIAC President and CEO Ian Russell explores the headwinds facing global financial institutions, and the implications for Canadian firms (skip to 6:01)Click here
5-July-18Profession Conseiller31-103 : Le vague « meilleur intérêt du client »Click here
3-July-18St. John’s TelegramInvestment Industry Association of Canada bullish on N.L. joining proposed capital markets regulatory systemClick here
3-July-18Finance et InvestissementJean-Guy Desjardins et Monique Leroux intronisés au Temple de la renommée des valeurs mobilièresClick here
28-June-18Benefits and Pensions OnlineFive named to hall of fameClick here
28-June-18Profession ConseillerJean-Guy Desjardins et Monique Leroux intronisésClick here
27-June-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC names five inductees to its hall of fameClick here
27-June-18Advisor.caIIAC names Hall of Fame Inductees for 2018Click here
27-June-18Le DevoirMonique Leroux et Jean-Guy Desjardins au Temple de la renomméeClick here
27-June-18Conseiller.caDeux Montréalais au Temple de la renomméeClick here
25-June-18Markets MediaTMX Extends to London HoursClick here
25-June-18Wealth ProfessionalReform proposals positive and negative, says IIACClick here
22-June-18Advisor.caIndustry groups call CSA’s proposals harmonized, practicalClick here
22-June-18Investment ExecutiveSplit reactions to CSA proposalsClick here
22-June-18Insurance & Investment JournalRegulators’ proposed reforms draw mixed reactionsClick here
22-June-18Conseiller.caRéforme des commissions : réactions mitigéesClick here
22-June-18Journal de l’assuranceLes modifications des ACVM reçoivent un accueil presque parfait de certaines associationsClick here
22-June-18Insurance & Investment JournalIndependent advisors are finding their way in a changing business environmentClick here
21-June-18BloombergCanadian Stocks Hit Record But No One’s Wearing Party Hats YetClick here
18-June-18BloombergBank of Canada Calls on Markets to Prepare for Benchmark ChangesClick here
18-June-18Advisor.caSoliciting dealer arrangements: IIAC respondsClick here
18-June-18Conseiller.caIl est « essentiel » de revoir les taux de référenceClick here
18-June-18Finance FeedsDespite ban, binary options brokers continue to target Quebec investorsClick here
15-June-18Profession ConseillerL’industrie ne veut pas de dénonciation volontaireClick here
14-June-18Investment ExecutiveRobust internal growth offers alternative to acquisitions, by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
14-June-18Business in Vancouver’s BIV Today PodcastIIAC President and CEO Ian Russell (0:42) discusses how the federal government’s passive income taxation changes will affect small business financing, and exacerbate Canada’s investment challengesClick here
14-June-18Business in VancouverWhat are we reading? June 14, 2018Click here
8-June-18Conseiller.caCharyl Galpin reste présidente du conseil d’administration de l’ACCVMClick here
7-June-18Advisor.caGalpin remains chair of IIAC boardClick here
6-June-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC announces 2018-2019 board of directorsClick here
4-June-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC infographic highlights investment industry’s contribution to Canada’s economyClick here
4-June-18Advisor.caRegulators talk tech, with tips for dealersClick here
4-June-18Investment ExecutiveDealers should ask questions about crypto fundsClick here
2-June-18Global News Radio (AM 770 in Calgary)Michelle Alexander, IIAC Vice President, discusses best practices that investment dealer firms and advisors are using when dealing with senior clients.Click here
1-June-18Investment ExecutiveDisciplinary proposals pannedClick here
1-June-18Investment ExecutiveCybersecurity: Industry resists; New requirements would result in additional compliance costsClick here
1-June-18Conseiller.caLes services financiers, piliers de l’économie canadienneClick here
30-May-18Wealth ProfessionalIIROC proposals are flawed, says associationClick here
22-May-18Insurance and Investment JournalIIAC comments on AML discussion paperClick here
21-May-18The Hill TimesOp-ed: Private corporation tax proposals could make financing conditions worse for small business, by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO (subscription required)Click here
17-May-18Bloomberg RadioCanada Will Have To Adjust Tax Rate To Compete With U.S.: IIACClick here
15-May-18The Globe and MailClients’ digital ways have advisers jumping headfirst into fintechClick here
12-May-18The Globe and MailMoney-laundering threat rises on Bay StreetClick here
11-May-18Profession ConseillerCourtage et techno : les régulateurs doivent faire plusClick here
10-May-18Finance et InvestissementVos clients s’intéressent aux obligations vertes?Click here
9-May-18CBC Radio SaskatchewanTodd Evans, IIAC Managing Director, discusses green bonds and opportunities in the Canadian green bond marketClick here
8-May-18Financial PostCanada slow to embrace green bond market, even though investors are eager to buyClick here« Tornade technologique » en gestion de patrimoineClick here
7-May-18Business in Vancouver PodcastIan Russell, IIAC President and CEO, looks at how technology is transforming the wealth management business in Canada (skip to the 4:46-mark of the clip)Click here
7-May-18Advisor.caHow regulation must change: IIAC prezClick here
7-May-18Wealth ProfessionalMove on from siloed approach, IIAC urges regulatorsClick here
7-May-18Finance et InvestissementLes organismes réglementaires devraient tenir compte de l’informatisationClick here
4-May-18National Post RadioIan Russell, IIAC President and CEO, shares his concerns and recommendations regarding the tax proposals affecting Canadian Controlled Private Corporations (click to download file)Click here
4-May-18Conseiller.caL’ACCVM s’intéresse aux obligations vertesClick here
2-May-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC urges feds to abandon or amend small-business tax changesClick here
2-May-18Advisor.caIIAC to feds: Drop tax proposals for CCPCsClick here
1-May-18Investment ExecutiveGreen bond market poised to growClick here
27-April-18Investment ExecutiveRules for “planners”Click here
23-April-18Wealth ProfessionalCSI backs regulation of financial plannersClick here
23-April-18Conseiller.caÀ l’agenda : Temple de la renomméeClick here
19-April-18Investment ExecutiveInvestors have greater need for financial advice, by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
19-April-18Wealth ProfessionalRating high in the digital ageClick here
19-April-18Wealth ProfessionalFPSC welcomes proposed restriction for “financial planners”Click here
16-April-18Wealth ProfessionalIIAC voices support for regulation of financial plannersClick here
16-April-18The Hill TimesOp-ed: It’s time to strengthen Canada’s anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing regime, by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
13-April-18Winnipeg Free PressInvestment industry association leader optimistic about futureClick here
13-April-18Finance FeedsCanada’s binary options ban fails to deter fraudstersClick here
12-April-18Finance et InvestissementL. Jacques Ménard nommé président émérite de BMO Groupe financier, QuébecClick here
11-April-18Globe and MailConcessions on language a good start to winning Quebec over on a national securities regulatorClick here
11-April-18Financial PostIt’s small investors who can benefit most from better transparency on bond trading, by IIAC’s Jack RandoClick here
10-April-18Wealth ProfessionalNew direct clearing model launched for buy-side firmsClick here
9-April-18Profession ConseillerTransparence : il faut faire mieux pour les petits investisseursClick here
6-April-18Wealth Professional‘New framework must put retail investors first’Click here
5-April-18BNNCanada’s retail wealth management showing signs of life: IIAC CEOClick here
29-March-18Conseiller.caTemps durs pour les firmes de courtage indépendantesClick here
28-March-18Business in Vancouver RadioIan Russell, IIAC President and CEO, discusses the factors affecting securities industry performance (skip to 13:05)Click here
28-March-18Advisor.caIndustry in flux will emerge lean and resilient: IIAC presidentClick here
27-March-18Investment Executive2017 a strong year for retail brokeragesClick here
27-March-18The Globe and MailRobo-adviser Nest Wealth launches platform for small-business group RRSP plansClick here
22-March-18Conseiller.caConseillers et robots sont complémentairesClick here
20-March-18The Globe and MailOSC eyes regulation to protect seniors from exploitationClick here
20-March-18Insurance and Investment JournalOSC outlines initiatives to address the needs of older investorsClick here
16-March-18BNN AdvisorThe great robo debate: Hybrid models emerging (part 2)Click here
16-March-18BNN AdvisorThe great robo debate: How traditional advisors can add value (part 1)Click here
14-March-18Conseiller.caÀ qui le Prix du leader de moins de 40 ans?Click here
13-March-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC seeks nominations for 2018 Top Under 40 AwardClick here
13-March-18Advisor.caIIAC calls for Top Under 40 nominationsClick here
5-March-18Securities Finance MonitorIIAC provides update on NSFR and budget developments in CanadaClick here
1-March-18Insurance and Investment JournalFederal budget fails to address tax competitiveness issueClick here
28-February-18Investment ExecutiveIndustry has mixed reaction to Budget 2018Click here
28-February-18Conseiller.caBudget fédéral : l’industrie réagitClick here
28-February-18Canadian Business JournalOn NAFTA, uncertainty is our enemy, by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEOClick here
28-February-18Insurance and Investment JournalA number of risks could derail global economic growthClick here
28-February-18Wealth ProfessionalIIAC: Budget does little to bolster investment spendingClick here
27-February-18BNNBudget 2018 missing crucial items to lift business confidence: IIAC CEOClick here
27-February-18National PostSome of the reaction to the Liberal government’s 2018 budget tabled TuesdayClick here
27-February-18Business in Vancouver RadioIan Russell, IIAC president and CEO, discusses China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and the financial opportunities it presents Canadian firmsClick here
23-February-18BNNFrom tax cuts to energy action: 8 business leaders share their budget wish listsClick here
16-February-18BNNIIAC CEO: Morneau needs to commit to comprehensive tax reformClick here
16-February-18BNN.caBay Street calls on Morneau for plan to balance the budgetClick here
16-February-18Conseiller.caAppel aux candidatures pour le Temple de la renommée du secteur des valeurs mobilièresClick here
15-February-18Insurance and Investment JournalIIAC seeks Hall of Fame nominationsClick here
15-February-18Investment ExecutiveTechnology offers significant opportunities, guest column by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
13-February-18Advisor.caIIAC calls for 2018 Investment Industry Hall of Fame nominationsClick here
13-February-18Investment ExecutiveIIAC calls for 2018 Hall of Fame nominationsClick here
12-February-18Investment ExecutiveFeds reviewing AML legislationClick here
6-February-18Finance et InvestissementL’ACCVM a des réserves à l’égard du projet de la Bourse de MontréalClick here
5-February-18Wealth ProfessionalWhy NAFTA impasse is so damagingClick here
1-February-18Wealth ProfessionalHow to build a successful advisory practiceClick here
31-January-18Business in Vancouver RadioIan Russell, IIAC President and CEO, joins BIV to argue why provincial and federal governments need to do more to boost private sector business spendingClick here« Il faut stimuler la mobilisation des capitaux »Click here
30-January-18Advisor.caIIAC president calls on governments to boost capital formationClick here
26-January-18The Globe and MailPrice of Advice; letter to the editor by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
26-January-18BNN.caBay Street gives Morneau tips on how to restore confidenceClick here
16-January-18Conseiller.caAttention aux risques sur les marchés financiers!Click here
12-January-18Financial PostFinancial firm outsourcing increasing risk of cyber-attacks: IIACClick here
12-January-18Wealth ProfessionalIndustry insider speaks out on ETFs riskClick here
11-January-18BNNNAFTA to be key risk to Canada’s investment industry in 2018: IIACClick here
11-January-18Investment ExecutiveCapital markets face risks in 2018Click here
11-January-18Advisor.caWe’re in a ‘classic late cycle,’ says economistClick here
3-January-18Finance et InvestissementL’IRS reporte de deux ans le régime de prêteurs admissibles de valeurs mobilièresClick here
2-January-18Investment ExecutiveU.S. derivatives tax regime extended for two yearsClick here
21-December-17Finance et InvestissementDes vérifications fiscales prennent l’industrie au dépourvuClick here
18-December-17Advisor.caImprove financial literacy, tax credits: finance committeeClick here
18-December-17Conseiller.caL’ACCVM veut favoriser l’épargne-retraiteClick here
14-December-17Investment ExecutiveRenovating the rulebook must be a top priority for regulators, by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
12-December-17National PostWorld trade is going through a seismic shift — and nobody knows how it will end upClick here
6-December-17Business in Vancouver RadioIIAC President and CEO Ian Russell discusses regulatory coordination: what it means and what not having it means for Canadian businesses (skip to 21:45)Click here
6-December-17Advisor.caHow will Brexit affect global capital markets? IIAC weighs inClick here
4-December-17Tax NotesInvestment Group Urges Retention of Qualified Securities Lender RulesClick here
1-December-17Canadian Business JournalInternational Capital Market Fragmentation – The Risks Are Real, by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
14-November-17Insurance and Investment JournalSome high-profile cyber-attacks caused by neglect, says IIAC presidentClick here
14-November-17Investment ExecutiveAdvisor’s dedication leads to big awardClick here
14-November-17Advisor.caTraining: Not only for rookiesClick here
13-November-17Finance et InvestissementMatthew Rodier : un conseiller hors-pairClick here
10-November-17Wealth ProfessionalCould passive funds create a decline in asset prices?Click here
8-November-17Business in Vancouver RadioIIAC President and CEO Ian Russell discusses why fewer companies are choosing to go publicClick here
8-November-17Advisor.caETFs contribute to market risk: IIAC presidentClick here
7-November-17Investment ExecutiveRisks of market downturn “more acute than ever before”Click here
30-October-17Toronto SunOpinion: Taxation of passive investment income, by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
30-October-17Finance et InvestissementUn Québécois remporte le prix du leader de moins de 40 ans de l’ACCVMClick here
30-October-17Insurance and Investment JournalIIAC announces 2017 Hall of Fame recipientsClick here
30-October-17Wealth ProfessionalIndustry group recognizes advisor for retirement planning featClick here
27-October-17Benefits CanadaInstitutional investors sign declaration for climate change accountabilityClick here
26-October-17Investment ExecutiveMatthew Rodier wins IIAC Top Under 40 AwardClick here
26-October-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC honours 2017 Hall of Fame inducteesClick here
26-October-17Advisor.caIIAC adds 6 to Investment Industry Hall of FameClick here
26-October-17Conseiller.caLe Temple de la renommée s’ouvre à eux!Click here
25-October-17BNNOttawa should use economic windfall to broaden tax base, lower tax rates: IIAC’s Ian RussellClick here
19-October-17Investment ExecutiveRegulators must avoid unintended consequences – guest column by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
11-October-17Insurance and Investment JournalProposed tax changes would harm small businesses, says IIAC presidentClick here
11-October-17Calgary HeraldYedlin: Small business tax mess a misguided Liberal money grabClick here
10-October-17Wealth ProfessionalSmall businesses need a capital assist: IIAC headClick here
6-October-17BNNIIAC CEO says proposed tax treatment of passive investments should be reversedClick here
6-October-17Financial PostActivist short-sellers are increasingly targeting Canadian companies — is Canada ready?Click here
4-October-17Insurance and Investment JournalFamily offices help multiple generations become good stewards of wealthClick here
3-October-17Advisor.caCRA explains delay in fee position, previews folio on advantage rulesClick here
28-September-17Finance FeedsDespite industry opposition, Canada announces ban on binary optionsClick here
25-September-17Business in Vancouver RadioIIAC’s Ian Russell joins BIV with the warning that Canada’s economy isn’t as strong as it may appear to be. He also weighs in on the state of Canada’s investment industry, and what proposed federal tax changes will mean for investment (starts at 38:00)Click here
12-September-17BNNIIAC President and CEO Ian Russell discusses recent trends and the outlook for Canada’s investment industryClick here
12-September-17Conseiller.caValeurs mobilières : le secteur se porte plutôt bien, mais…Click here
8-September-17Investment ExecutiveIndustry performance in recent years “remarkably solid,” IIAC saysClick here
8-September-17Advisor.caRetail advisory business driving the industryClick here
7-September-17Investment ExecutiveCDCC introduces direct clearing for Canadian buy side firmsClick here
28-August-17Conseiller.caPrix du leader de moins de 40 ansClick here
17-August-17Investment ExecutiveMiFID II represents a challenge for Canadian dealers – Guest column by IIAC President and CEO Ian RussellClick here
15-August-17Investment ExecutiveStan Deudney has passed awayClick here
15-August-17Conseiller.caIls décerneront le « Prix du leader de moins de 40 ans »Click here
15-August-17The Globe and MailCharyl Galpin takes new role with BMO Wealth ManagementClick here
14-August-17Investment ExecutiveU.S. tax officials delay changes to non-U.S. firm tracking rulesClick here
9-August-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC introduces judges for Top Under 40 AwardClick here
9-August-17Investment ExecutiveNew threats present cybersecurity risks for financial services firmsClick here
8-August-17Advisor.caWhat to expect from U.S. policy reformClick here
8-August-17Finance et InvestissementLe point sur la dérèglementation des marchés financiers américainsClick here
28-July-17Investment ExecutiveBattleground emerges; IIROC proposals to shorten CE cycles among industry concernsClick here
18-July-17Insurance and Investment JournalAdvisors must help manage the transition if embedded commissions are banned, says IIROCClick here
17-July-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC aims to help investment dealers gauge cybersecurity risksClick here
12-July-17Finance et InvestissementNouvelle norme encore floueClick here
6-July-17Conseiller.caConflits d’intérêts : des règles, c’est bienClick here
5-July-17Wealth ProfessionalWealth industry asks CRA for clarity on TFSA tax rulesClick here
4-July-17The Globe and MailCRA demands $75-million be returned after TFSA auditsClick here
30-June-17Advisor.caWhat IIROC found in its conflict of interest rule reviewClick here
29-June-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC calls for IIROC to review its conflicts rulesClick here
28-June-17BNNIan Russell appears on BNN to discuss the IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame and financial deregulation in the U.S.Click here
28-June-17Finance et InvestissementStephen Jarislowsky au Temple de la renommée de l’ACCVMClick here
27-June-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC names 2017 inductees to Hall of FameClick here
27-June-17Advisor.caWoman among IIAC’s 2017 hall of fame inducteesClick here
26-June-17Finance FeedsConsultation on binary options prohibition closes today in Manitoba and SaskatchewanClick here
26-June-17BloombergCanada’s Boutique-Broker Bust May Be Over But the Lessons RemainClick here
24-June-17Financial TimesFierce resistance to ban on Canadian commission feesClick here
23-June-17Investment ExecutiveNovel proposals on feesClick here
23-June-17Advisor.caOntario ‘working closely’ with SROs on titles reformClick here
22-June-17Wealth ProfessionalRegulation fatigue and best interest (pg.2)Click here
19-June-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC’s new infographic gives snapshot of industry’s contributionsClick here
19-June-17Investment ExecutiveNominations for annual IIAC Top Under 40 Award close in less than two weeksClick here
19-June-17Advisor.caBanks to CSA: robos not ‘attractive alternative’ in event of commissions banClick here
19-June-17Binary Options ExpertBinary Options Under Increasing Fire as Israel Proposes BanClick here
12-June-17Investment ExecutiveIFB, IIAC split on alternatives to proposed embedded commissions banClick here
9-June-17Insurance and Investment JournalCharyl Galpin of BMO Nesbitt Burns becomes first woman to chair IIAC boardClick here
9-June-17Conseiller.caVers une fragmentation des marchés?Click here
8-June-17The Globe and MailCharyl Galpin named first female chair of the IIACClick here
8-June-17Advisor.caIIAC appoints board, first female chairClick here
8-June-17Wealth ProfessionalIIAC appoints first female board chairClick here
8-June-17Finance et InvestissementUne première femme à la tête de l’ACCVMClick here
7-June-17Investment ExecutiveCharyl Galpin appointed as IIAC’s first chairwomanClick here
2-June-17The Globe and MailSmall-cap blues: Why Canada’s Venture bourse is in the dumpsClick here
1-June-17Investment ExecutiveIan Russell Guest Column: Boosting venture marketsClick here
1-June-17Advisor.caNew ‘liquidity intelligence’ finds you bond liquidityClick here
31-May-17Investment ExecutiveAdoption of big regulatory changes must avoid unintentional harmClick here
31-May-17Finance FeedsNo surprises! IIAC opposes Canada’s plans to ban binary options (again)Click here
29-May-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC calls on CSA to allow investment dealers to sell binary optionsClick here
29-May-17Finance et InvestissementLes sociétés de courtage devraient-elles s’impliquer dans la négociation d’options binaires ?Click here
25-May-17Investment ExecutiveNew cybersecurity rules for U.S. investment firms, advisors on the wayClick here
18-May-17Advisor.caBattle over CSA reforms reveals industry cracksClick here
15-May-17Wealth ProfessionalWatchdogs walk away from best-interest proposalClick here
12-May-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC praises certain regulators for rejecting best interest standardClick here
12-May-17Insurance and Investment JournalFour more provincial regulators reject best interest standardClick here
6-May-17The Globe and MailThe incredible shrinking stock marketClick here
4-May-17Conseiller.caLe conseil financier à l’aube d’un « tournant crucial »Click here
3-May-17Advisor.caAdvisors must offer collaboration, convenience: IIACClick here
1-May-17Investment ExecutiveAdvisors favour “best interest” standardClick here
1-May-17Conseiller.caLa transition vers le règlement de deux jours se concrétiseClick here
26-April-17Finance et InvestissementQui sera le prochain leader de moins de 40 ans ?Click here
25-April-17Insurance and Investment JournalPrescriptive regulations may have gone too far says OSC ChairClick here
21-April-17Bloomberg TV CanadaThe Case For a Lower Capital Gains Tax: IIAC’s Ian RussellClick here
21-April-17Bloomberg TV CanadaThe Case For a Lower Capital Gains Tax: IIAC’s Ian RussellClick here
17-April-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC seeks nominees for annual Top Under 40 AwardClick here
17-April-17Advisor.caIIAC calling for top under 40 nominationsClick here
15-April-17Winnipeg Free PressA-Spiring to make historyClick here
10-April-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC recommends certain reforms for fighting financial crimeClick here
10-April-17Finance et InvestissementIan Russell : « une norme réglementaire non nécessaire »Click here
10-April-17Finance et InvestissementRéduction du fardeau réglementaire imposé aux émetteurs : les ACVM consultentClick here
3-April-17Finance FeedsNew Zealand opens consultation on binary options licensesClick here
1-April-17Finance et InvestissementConverser avant de règlementerClick here
31-March-17Investment ExecutiveOntario to give SROs power to collect fines against advisors in courtClick here
27-March-17Investment ExecutiveCRA publishes new compliance guidance for CRS, FATCAClick here
27-March-17The Lawyer’s DailyInvestment industry demands clarity on best interest standardsClick here
23-March-17Bloomberg TV CanadaRussell: Federal Budget Leaves No Room For Economic GrowthClick here
23-March-17Investment ExecutiveIndustry offers mixed reviews of this year’s federal budgetClick here
23-March-17Advisor.caThe good, the bad and the tepid: reaction to federal budgetClick here
22-March-17BNNBudget suggests a year from now we’ll be in the exact same place: Ian RussellClick here
22-March-17BNN.caLiberals table ‘placeholder’ budget amid Trump uncertaintyClick here
17-March-17The Globe and MailAhead of federal budget, Morneau says world should follow Canada’s tax-the-rich planClick here
13-March-17Finance et InvestissementL’ACCVM demande un nouveau report d’échéance à l’IRSClick here
7-March-17Insurance and Investment JournalIIAC proposes allowing IIROC firms to legally offer binary optionsClick here
7-March-17Investment ExecutiveAdding advisorsClick here
6-March-17Wealth ProfessionalMarkets struggle to sync up regulationsClick here
3-March-17Wealth ProfessionalRegulators, industry groups deadlocked over fixed-income concernsClick here
2-March-17Investment ExecutiveU.S. efforts to undo regulatory reforms likely to be limited: RussellClick here
1-March-17Finance et InvestissementLitiges en vueClick here
28-February-17Investment ExecutiveIan Russell Letter to the Editor: IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clientsClick here
24-February-17Business in Vancouver RadioIan Russell discusses the BC budget and the business and investment climate in CanadaClick here
23-February-17Wealth ProfessionalIIAC expresses approval for BC’s fiscal policiesClick here
22-February-17Advisor.caB.C. budget surplus means tax cuts for business, individualsClick here
22-February-17Small Biz AdvisorHow can small business investments be permitted in a TFSA?Click here
21-February-17Insurance and Investment JournalAdvisor groups fight potential ban on embedded commissionsClick here
18-February-17Investment ExecutiveProposal riles discount brokersClick here
18-February-17Investment ExecutiveUsing tech to conquer complianceClick here
14-February-17BNNRobo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Part OneClick here
14-February-17BNNRobo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Part TwoClick here
8-February-17Wealth ProfessionalIIAC head calls for pro-growth policiesClick here
8-February-17Insurance and Investment JournalIIAC President proposes economic measures to counter the rise of populismClick here
7-February-17Advisor.caHere’s what global experts are worried aboutClick here
7-February-17Wealth ProfessionalRise of populism due to global ‘new normal,’ says IIAC headClick here
3-February-17Investment ExecutiveIIAC seeks nominees for annual Hall of Fame classClick here
3-February-17Advisor.caIIAC seeks hall of fame nominations for 2017Click here
1-February-17Conseiller.ca9 mythes et réalités au sujet du MRCC 2Click here
31-January-17Finance et InvestissementLe renouveau de la gestion de portefeuilleClick here
31-January-17Wealth ProfessionalIIAC well ahead of deadline for disclosuresClick here
30-January-17Insurance and Investment JournalCEOs upbeat about economic outlookClick here
25-January-17Insurance and Investment JournalThree approaches raised in debate on investment industry standardsClick here
18-January-17Finance et InvestissementCommissions intégrées: vers une baisse des frais?Click here
17-January-17Wealth ProfessionalAre Canadian firms keeping up with CRM2?Click here
17-January-17Canadian BusinessThe higher-cost, higher-service future of investing adviceClick here
16-January-17Advisor.caTalk versus action on embedded commissions banClick here
12-January-17Law in QuebecFixed income market slowly inching towards increased transparencyClick here
10-January-17Bloomberg TVIIAC’s Ian Russell discusses the merits of and concerns around a possible ban on embedded commissionsClick here
9-January-17Finance et InvestissementL’IRS reporte l’application des nouveaux calculs de l’article 871Click here
9-January-17Wealth ProfessionalWhere is the investment industry heading in 2017?Click here
6-January-17The Globe and MailBay Street’s smallest dealers still under threat despite sunnier outlookClick here
6-January-17Financial PostInvestment firm closures in Canada to rise, survey saysClick here
5-January-17Investment ExecutiveBuilding a strategic, niche business is critical for securities dealersClick here
5-January-17Advisor.caAnother year of challenges, or are things looking up?Click here
5-January-17BNNIIAC’s Ian Russell discusses CRM2Click here
3-January-17Finance et InvestissementLes conseils à la croisée des cheminsClick here
3-January-17Finance et InvestissementL’ACCVM propose à l’IRS une procédure simplifiée de retenue d’impôtsClick here

For media coverage prior to 2017, please click here.