The IIAC in the News
The IIAC is committed to being an active and highly visible advocate for our Member firms. To help deliver on this commitment, the IIAC appears regularly in the media to provide insightful commentary on issues relevant to Canada’s investment industry. Our audiences include:
- > Regulators;
- > Government officials;
- > Investment industry participants; and
- > the General Public.
The following is a selection of recent media coverage generated by the IIAC.
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Title of Article
|19-April-18||Investment Executive||Investors have greater need for financial advice, by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||19-April-18||Wealth Professional||Rating high in the digital age||19-April-18||Wealth Professional||FPSC welcomes proposed restriction for “financial planners”||16-April-18||The Hill Times||It’s time to strengthen Canada’s anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing regime, by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||13-April-18||Winnipeg Free Press||Investment industry association leader optimistic about future||13-April-18||Finance Feeds||Canada’s binary options ban fails to deter fraudsters||12-April-18||Finance et Investissement||L. Jacques Ménard nommé président émérite de BMO Groupe financier, Québec||11-April-18||Globe and Mail||Concessions on language a good start to winning Quebec over on a national securities regulator||11-April-18||Financial Post||It’s small investors who can benefit most from better transparency on bond trading, by IIAC’s Jack Rando||10-April-18||Wealth Professional||New direct clearing model launched for buy-side firms||6-April-18||Wealth Professional||‘New framework must put retail investors first’||5-April-18||BNN||Canada’s retail wealth management showing signs of life: IIAC CEO||29-March-18||Conseiller.ca||Temps durs pour les firmes de courtage indépendantes||28-March-18||Business in Vancouver Radio||Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO, discusses the factors affecting securities industry performance (skip to 13:05)||28-March-18||Advisor.ca||Industry in flux will emerge lean and resilient: IIAC president||27-March-18||Investment Executive||2017 a strong year for retail brokerages||27-March-18||The Globe and Mail||Robo-adviser Nest Wealth launches platform for small-business group RRSP plans||22-March-18||Conseiller.ca||Conseillers et robots sont complémentaires||20-March-18||The Globe and Mail||OSC eyes regulation to protect seniors from exploitation||20-March-18||Insurance and Investment Journal||OSC outlines initiatives to address the needs of older investors||16-March-18||BNN Advisor||The great robo debate: Hybrid models emerging (part 2)||16-March-18||BNN Advisor||The great robo debate: How traditional advisors can add value (part 1)||14-March-18||Conseiller.ca||À qui le Prix du leader de moins de 40 ans?||13-March-18||Investment Executive||IIAC seeks nominations for 2018 Top Under 40 Award||13-March-18||Advisor.ca||IIAC calls for Top Under 40 nominations||5-March-18||Securities Finance Monitor||IIAC provides update on NSFR and budget developments in Canada||1-March-18||Insurance and Investment Journal||Federal budget fails to address tax competitiveness issue||28-February-18||Investment Executive||Industry has mixed reaction to Budget 2018||28-February-18||Conseiller.ca||Budget fédéral : l’industrie réagit||28-February-18||Canadian Business Journal||On NAFTA, uncertainty is our enemy, by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO||28-February-18||Insurance and Investment Journal||A number of risks could derail global economic growth||28-February-18||Wealth Professional||IIAC: Budget does little to bolster investment spending||27-February-18||BNN||Budget 2018 missing crucial items to lift business confidence: IIAC CEO||27-February-18||National Post||Some of the reaction to the Liberal government’s 2018 budget tabled Tuesday||27-February-18||Business in Vancouver Radio||Ian Russell, IIAC president and CEO, discusses China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and the financial opportunities it presents Canadian firms||23-February-18||BNN||From tax cuts to energy action: 8 business leaders share their budget wish lists||16-February-18||BNN||IIAC CEO: Morneau needs to commit to comprehensive tax reform||16-February-18||BNN.ca||Bay Street calls on Morneau for plan to balance the budget||16-February-18||Conseiller.ca||Appel aux candidatures pour le Temple de la renommée du secteur des valeurs mobilières||15-February-18||Insurance and Investment Journal||IIAC seeks Hall of Fame nominations||15-February-18||Investment Executive||Technology offers significant opportunities, guest column by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||13-February-18||Advisor.ca||IIAC calls for 2018 Investment Industry Hall of Fame nominations||13-February-18||Investment Executive||IIAC calls for 2018 Hall of Fame nominations||12-February-18||Investment Executive||Feds reviewing AML legislation||6-February-18||Finance et Investissement||L’ACCVM a des réserves à l’égard du projet de la Bourse de Montréal||5-February-18||Wealth Professional||Why NAFTA impasse is so damaging||1-February-18||Wealth Professional||How to build a successful advisory practice||31-January-18||Business in Vancouver Radio||Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO, joins BIV to argue why provincial and federal governments need to do more to boost private sector business spending||31-January-18||Conseiller.ca||« Il faut stimuler la mobilisation des capitaux »||30-January-18||Advisor.ca||IIAC president calls on governments to boost capital formation||26-January-18||The Globe and Mail||Price of Advice; letter to the editor by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||26-January-18||BNN.ca||Bay Street gives Morneau tips on how to restore confidence||16-January-18||Conseiller.ca||Attention aux risques sur les marchés financiers!||12-January-18||Financial Post||Financial firm outsourcing increasing risk of cyber-attacks: IIAC||12-January-18||Wealth Professional||Industry insider speaks out on ETFs risk||11-January-18||BNN||NAFTA to be key risk to Canada’s investment industry in 2018: IIAC||11-January-18||Investment Executive||Capital markets face risks in 2018||11-January-18||Advisor.ca||We’re in a ‘classic late cycle,’ says economist||3-January-18||Finance et Investissement||L’IRS reporte de deux ans le régime de prêteurs admissibles de valeurs mobilières||2-January-18||Investment Executive||U.S. derivatives tax regime extended for two years||21-December-17||Finance et Investissement||Des vérifications fiscales prennent l’industrie au dépourvu||18-December-17||Advisor.ca||Improve financial literacy, tax credits: finance committee||18-December-17||Conseiller.ca||L’ACCVM veut favoriser l’épargne-retraite||14-December-17||Investment Executive||Renovating the rulebook must be a top priority for regulators, by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||12-December-17||National Post||World trade is going through a seismic shift — and nobody knows how it will end up||6-December-17||Business in Vancouver Radio||IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell discusses regulatory coordination: what it means and what not having it means for Canadian businesses (skip to 21:45)||6-December-17||Advisor.ca||How will Brexit affect global capital markets? IIAC weighs in||4-December-17||Tax Notes||Investment Group Urges Retention of Qualified Securities Lender Rules||1-December-17||Canadian Business Journal||International Capital Market Fragmentation – The Risks Are Real, by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||14-November-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Some high-profile cyber-attacks caused by neglect, says IIAC president||14-November-17||Investment Executive||Advisor’s dedication leads to big award||14-November-17||Advisor.ca||Training: Not only for rookies||13-November-17||Finance et Investissement||Matthew Rodier : un conseiller hors-pair||10-November-17||Wealth Professional||Could passive funds create a decline in asset prices?||8-November-17||Business in Vancouver Radio||IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell discusses why fewer companies are choosing to go public||8-November-17||Advisor.ca||ETFs contribute to market risk: IIAC president||7-November-17||Investment Executive||Risks of market downturn “more acute than ever before”||30-October-17||Toronto Sun||Opinion: Taxation of passive investment income, by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||30-October-17||Finance et Investissement||Un Québécois remporte le prix du leader de moins de 40 ans de l’ACCVM||30-October-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||IIAC announces 2017 Hall of Fame recipients||30-October-17||Wealth Professional||Industry group recognizes advisor for retirement planning feat||27-October-17||Benefits Canada||Institutional investors sign declaration for climate change accountability||26-October-17||Investment Executive||Matthew Rodier wins IIAC Top Under 40 Award||26-October-17||Investment Executive||IIAC honours 2017 Hall of Fame inductees||26-October-17||Advisor.ca||IIAC adds 6 to Investment Industry Hall of Fame||26-October-17||Conseiller.ca||Le Temple de la renommée s’ouvre à eux!||25-October-17||BNN||Ottawa should use economic windfall to broaden tax base, lower tax rates: IIAC’s Ian Russell||19-October-17||Investment Executive||Regulators must avoid unintended consequences – guest column by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||11-October-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Proposed tax changes would harm small businesses, says IIAC president||11-October-17||Calgary Herald||Yedlin: Small business tax mess a misguided Liberal money grab||10-October-17||Wealth Professional||Small businesses need a capital assist: IIAC head||6-October-17||BNN||IIAC CEO says proposed tax treatment of passive investments should be reversed||6-October-17||Financial Post||Activist short-sellers are increasingly targeting Canadian companies — is Canada ready?||4-October-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Family offices help multiple generations become good stewards of wealth||3-October-17||Advisor.ca||CRA explains delay in fee position, previews folio on advantage rules||28-September-17||Finance Feeds||Despite industry opposition, Canada announces ban on binary options||25-September-17||Business in Vancouver Radio||IIAC’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)||12-September-17||BNN||IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell discusses recent trends and the outlook for Canada’s investment industry||12-September-17||Conseiller.ca||Valeurs mobilières : le secteur se porte plutôt bien, mais…||8-September-17||Investment Executive||Industry performance in recent years “remarkably solid,” IIAC says||8-September-17||Advisor.ca||Retail advisory business driving the industry||7-September-17||Investment Executive||CDCC introduces direct clearing for Canadian buy side firms||28-August-17||Conseiller.ca||Prix du leader de moins de 40 ans||17-August-17||Investment Executive||MiFID II represents a challenge for Canadian dealers – Guest column by IIAC President and CEO Ian Russell||15-August-17||Investment Executive||Stan Deudney has passed away||15-August-17||Conseiller.ca||Ils décerneront le « Prix du leader de moins de 40 ans »||15-August-17||The Globe and Mail||Charyl Galpin takes new role with BMO Wealth Management||14-August-17||Investment Executive||U.S. tax officials delay changes to non-U.S. firm tracking rules||9-August-17||Investment Executive||IIAC introduces judges for Top Under 40 Award||9-August-17||Investment Executive||New threats present cybersecurity risks for financial services firms||8-August-17||Advisor.ca||What to expect from U.S. policy reform||8-August-17||Finance et Investissement||Le point sur la dérèglementation des marchés financiers américains||28-July-17||Investment Executive||Battleground emerges; IIROC proposals to shorten CE cycles among industry concerns||18-July-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Advisors must help manage the transition if embedded commissions are banned, says IIROC||17-July-17||Investment Executive||IIAC aims to help investment dealers gauge cybersecurity risks||12-July-17||Finance et Investissement||Nouvelle norme encore floue||6-July-17||Conseiller.ca||Conflits d’intérêts : des règles, c’est bien||5-July-17||Wealth Professional||Wealth industry asks CRA for clarity on TFSA tax rules||4-July-17||The Globe and Mail||CRA demands $75-million be returned after TFSA audits||30-June-17||Advisor.ca||What IIROC found in its conflict of interest rule review||29-June-17||Investment Executive||IIAC calls for IIROC to review its conflicts rules||28-June-17||BNN||Ian Russell appears on BNN to discuss the IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame and financial deregulation in the U.S.||28-June-17||Finance et Investissement||Stephen Jarislowsky au Temple de la renommée de l’ACCVM||27-June-17||Investment Executive||IIAC names 2017 inductees to Hall of Fame||27-June-17||Advisor.ca||Woman among IIAC’s 2017 hall of fame inductees||26-June-17||Finance Feeds||Consultation on binary options prohibition closes today in Manitoba and Saskatchewan||26-June-17||Bloomberg||Canada’s Boutique-Broker Bust May Be Over But the Lessons Remain||24-June-17||Financial Times||Fierce resistance to ban on Canadian commission fees||23-June-17||Investment Executive||Novel proposals on fees||23-June-17||Advisor.ca||Ontario ‘working closely’ with SROs on titles reform||22-June-17||Wealth Professional||Regulation fatigue and best interest (pg.2)||19-June-17||Investment Executive||IIAC’s new infographic gives snapshot of industry’s contributions||19-June-17||Investment Executive||Nominations for annual IIAC Top Under 40 Award close in less than two weeks||19-June-17||Advisor.ca||Banks to CSA: robos not ‘attractive alternative’ in event of commissions ban||19-June-17||Binary Options Expert||Binary Options Under Increasing Fire as Israel Proposes Ban||12-June-17||Investment Executive||IFB, IIAC split on alternatives to proposed embedded commissions ban||9-June-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Charyl Galpin of BMO Nesbitt Burns becomes first woman to chair IIAC board||9-June-17||Conseiller.ca||Vers une fragmentation des marchés?||8-June-17||The Globe and Mail||Charyl Galpin named first female chair of the IIAC||8-June-17||Advisor.ca||IIAC appoints board, first female chair||8-June-17||Wealth Professional||IIAC appoints first female board chair||8-June-17||Finance et Investissement||Une première femme à la tête de l’ACCVM||7-June-17||Investment Executive||Charyl Galpin appointed as IIAC’s first chairwoman||2-June-17||The Globe and Mail||Small-cap blues: Why Canada’s Venture bourse is in the dumps||1-June-17||Investment Executive||Ian Russell Guest Column: Boosting venture markets||1-June-17||Advisor.ca||New ‘liquidity intelligence’ finds you bond liquidity||31-May-17||Investment Executive||Adoption of big regulatory changes must avoid unintentional harm||31-May-17||Finance Feeds||No surprises! IIAC opposes Canada’s plans to ban binary options (again)||29-May-17||Investment Executive||IIAC calls on CSA to allow investment dealers to sell binary options||29-May-17||Finance et Investissement||Les sociétés de courtage devraient-elles s’impliquer dans la négociation d’options binaires ?||25-May-17||Investment Executive||New cybersecurity rules for U.S. investment firms, advisors on the way||18-May-17||Advisor.ca||Battle over CSA reforms reveals industry cracks||15-May-17||Wealth Professional||Watchdogs walk away from best-interest proposal||12-May-17||Investment Executive||IIAC praises certain regulators for rejecting best interest standard||12-May-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Four more provincial regulators reject best interest standard||6-May-17||The Globe and Mail||The incredible shrinking stock market||4-May-17||Conseiller.ca||Le conseil financier à l’aube d’un « tournant crucial »||3-May-17||Advisor.ca||Advisors must offer collaboration, convenience: IIAC||1-May-17||Investment Executive||Advisors favour “best interest” standard||1-May-17||Conseiller.ca||La transition vers le règlement de deux jours se concrétise||26-April-17||Finance et Investissement||Qui sera le prochain leader de moins de 40 ans ?||25-April-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Prescriptive regulations may have gone too far says OSC Chair||21-April-17||Bloomberg TV Canada||The Case For a Lower Capital Gains Tax: IIAC’s Ian Russell||21-April-17||Bloomberg TV Canada||The Case For a Lower Capital Gains Tax: IIAC’s Ian Russell||17-April-17||Investment Executive||IIAC seeks nominees for annual Top Under 40 Award||17-April-17||Advisor.ca||IIAC calling for top under 40 nominations||15-April-17||Winnipeg Free Press||A-Spiring to make history||10-April-17||Investment Executive||IIAC recommends certain reforms for fighting financial crime||10-April-17||Finance et Investissement||Ian Russell : « une norme réglementaire non nécessaire »||10-April-17||Finance et Investissement||Réduction du fardeau réglementaire imposé aux émetteurs : les ACVM consultent||3-April-17||Finance Feeds||New Zealand opens consultation on binary options licenses||1-April-17||Finance et Investissement||Converser avant de règlementer||31-March-17||Investment Executive||Ontario to give SROs power to collect fines against advisors in court||27-March-17||Investment Executive||CRA publishes new compliance guidance for CRS, FATCA||27-March-17||The Lawyer’s Daily||Investment industry demands clarity on best interest standards||23-March-17||Bloomberg TV Canada||Russell: Federal Budget Leaves No Room For Economic Growth||23-March-17||Investment Executive||Industry offers mixed reviews of this year’s federal budget||23-March-17||Advisor.ca||The good, the bad and the tepid: reaction to federal budget||22-March-17||BNN||Budget suggests a year from now we’ll be in the exact same place: Ian Russell||22-March-17||BNN.ca||Liberals table ‘placeholder’ budget amid Trump uncertainty||17-March-17||The Globe and Mail||Ahead of federal budget, Morneau says world should follow Canada’s tax-the-rich plan||13-March-17||Finance et Investissement||L’ACCVM demande un nouveau report d’échéance à l’IRS||7-March-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||IIAC proposes allowing IIROC firms to legally offer binary options||7-March-17||Investment Executive||Adding advisors||6-March-17||Wealth Professional||Markets struggle to sync up regulations||3-March-17||Wealth Professional||Regulators, industry groups deadlocked over fixed-income concerns||2-March-17||Investment Executive||U.S. efforts to undo regulatory reforms likely to be limited: Russell||1-March-17||Finance et Investissement||Litiges en vue||28-February-17||Investment Executive||Ian Russell Letter to the Editor: IIROC firms already meet the best interests of their clients||24-February-17||Business in Vancouver Radio||Ian Russell discusses the BC budget and the business and investment climate in Canada||23-February-17||Wealth Professional||IIAC expresses approval for BC’s fiscal policies||22-February-17||Advisor.ca||B.C. budget surplus means tax cuts for business, individuals||22-February-17||Small Biz Advisor||How can small business investments be permitted in a TFSA?||21-February-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Advisor groups fight potential ban on embedded commissions||18-February-17||Investment Executive||Proposal riles discount brokers||18-February-17||Investment Executive||Using tech to conquer compliance||14-February-17||BNN||Robo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Part One||14-February-17||BNN||Robo-advisor versus the traditional advisor: Part Two||8-February-17||Wealth Professional||IIAC head calls for pro-growth policies||8-February-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||IIAC President proposes economic measures to counter the rise of populism||7-February-17||Advisor.ca||Here’s what global experts are worried about||7-February-17||Wealth Professional||Rise of populism due to global ‘new normal,’ says IIAC head||3-February-17||Investment Executive||IIAC seeks nominees for annual Hall of Fame class||3-February-17||Advisor.ca||IIAC seeks hall of fame nominations for 2017||1-February-17||Conseiller.ca||9 mythes et réalités au sujet du MRCC 2||31-January-17||Finance et Investissement||Le renouveau de la gestion de portefeuille||31-January-17||Wealth Professional||IIAC well ahead of deadline for disclosures||30-January-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||CEOs upbeat about economic outlook||25-January-17||Insurance and Investment Journal||Three approaches raised in debate on investment industry standards||18-January-17||Finance et Investissement||Commissions intégrées: vers une baisse des frais?||17-January-17||Wealth Professional||Are Canadian firms keeping up with CRM2?||17-January-17||Canadian Business||The higher-cost, higher-service future of investing advice||16-January-17||Advisor.ca||Talk versus action on embedded commissions ban||12-January-17||Law in Quebec||Fixed income market slowly inching towards increased transparency||10-January-17||Bloomberg TV||IIAC’s Ian Russell discusses the merits of and concerns around a possible ban on embedded commissions||9-January-17||Finance et Investissement||L’IRS reporte l’application des nouveaux calculs de l’article 871||9-January-17||Wealth Professional||Where is the investment industry heading in 2017?||6-January-17||The Globe and Mail||Bay Street’s smallest dealers still under threat despite sunnier outlook||6-January-17||Financial Post||Investment firm closures in Canada to rise, survey says||5-January-17||Investment Executive||Building a strategic, niche business is critical for securities dealers||5-January-17||Advisor.ca||Another year of challenges, or are things looking up?||5-January-17||BNN||IIAC’s Ian Russell discusses CRM2||3-January-17||Finance et Investissement||Les conseils à la croisée des chemins||3-January-17||Finance et Investissement||L’ACCVM propose à l’IRS une procédure simplifiée de retenue d’impôts||30-December-16||Morningstar||Advice at the crossroads||24-December-16||Winnipeg Free Press||New rules will affect your investments||20-December-16||Insurance and Investment Journal||How do I talk to my clients about the fees they pay?||19-December-16||Investment Executive||New webinar reviews CRM2||16-December-16||Wealth Professional||Regulation and Mediation||14-December-16||Wealth Professional||Switch to fee-based model causes near-term revenue slowdown||7-December-16||The Globe and Mail||Financial advisers could face uncertain future under planned OSC rules, industry warns||7-December-16||Investment Executive||Best interest standard takes centre stage at OSC roundtable session||7-December-16||Advisor.ca||Industry struggles with hurt feelings, debates principles at CSA roundtable||7-December-16||Advisor.ca||‘Scale is what makes this thing work’: IA president on Hollis purchase||6-December-16||BNN||Ian Russell BNN interview: Why financial regulations may have peaked||6-December-16||Advisor.ca||Stop, look and listen–will regulators slow pace of reforms?||6-December-16||Wealth Professional||Is it about time for financial regulators to loosen the leash?||2-December-16||FinOps||Making Every Proxy Vote Count is Hard Work||1-December-16||Finance et Investissement||Désir d’harmoniser les compétences||1-December-16||Finance et Investissement||Crainte d’une hausse des recours||28-November-16||Conseiller.ca||Encore rentable, la gestion de patrimoine||26-November-16||The Globe and Mail||Endangered: The decline of investment advisers||23-November-16||Investment Executive||OSC releases agenda, participants for major roundtable discussion||18-November-16||Investment Executive||Industry needs to find right balance between technology and advisors||18-November-16||Advisor.ca||Compliance officers targeted for enforcement actions||18-November-16||Wealth Professional||Cost containment a priority for Canadian wealth managers||17-November-16||Advisor.ca||In the advisory world, size matters||17-November-16||Investment Executive||Large securities dealers drive growth in investment industry profits||17-November-16||Wealth Professional||Wealth industry sees overall profit, but some firms struggle||16-November-16||FinOps||T+2 in Canada: Affirmations in the Headlights Again||15-November-16||Investment Executive||Firms struggle with cybersecurity||15-November-16||Investment Executive||Looking out for the “omas and opas”||15-November-16||North Shore News||Pinkowski cracks top under 40||15-November-16||Finance et Investissement||La consolidation se poursuit||15-November-16||Finance et Investissement||Vers un règlement de transactions plus rapide||15-November-16||Finance et Investissement||Non au titre de «vendeur»||14-November-16||Finance et Investissement||33-404 : Vers une avalanche de poursuites?||14-November-16||Conseiller.ca||Richardson GMP restera indépendante||11-November-16||Advisor.ca||No sale for Richardson GMP: GMP Capital||11-November-16||Investment Executive||IIAC lauds exclusion of TFSAs in new Common Reporting Standard legislation||8-November-16||Advisor.ca||Ontario to reveal new financial services regulator next week||2-November-16||Investment Executive||Video: Service helps IIAC Top Under 40 Award finalist stand out||1-November-16||Investment Executive||More candour needed in policy debates||1-November-16||Investment Executive||IIAC Top Under 40 Award winner talks strategy||1-November-16||Finance et Investissement||Deux solitudes?||31-October-16||BNN||IIAC’s Ian Russell on BNN: What makes Richardson GMP an attractive takeover target||31-October-16||Finance et Investissement||Six nouveaux intronisés au Temple de la renommée de l’ACCVM et remise du Prix du leader de moins de 40 ans||27-October-16||Investment Executive||Lori Pinkowski named as IIAC’s Top Under 40 Award winner||21-October-16||Advisor.ca||Why regulators should provide cost-benefit analyses–and why they don’t||21-October-16||Finance et Investissement||Plus de transparence sur l’analyse des coûts avantages des régulateurs, demande l’ACCVM||20-October-16||Wealth Professional||IIAC president to regulators: share your cost-benefit analyses||20-October-16||Advisor.ca||‘Death by a thousand cuts’ for independent IIROC firms?||19-October-16||Investment Executive||Russell calls on regulators to provide more insight into rule proposals||19-October-16||Insurance & Investment Journal||Regulators could do better||19-October-16||Journal d’Assurance||« Les régulateurs peuvent mieux faire »||17-October-16||Advisor.ca||What’s in store for independent advisors?||17-October-16||Finance et Investissement||ACVM, refroidissez vos ardeurs||17-October-16||Finance et Investissement||Haro sur le titre de « vendeur »!||14-October-16||Conseiller.ca||Une nouvelle infolettre mensuelle sur la cybersécurité||13-October-16||Canadian Business||Why fees will go up||12-October-16||Advisor.ca||How CSA’s sweeping proposals have stolen the limelight||3-October-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC, FPSC question some CSA reform proposals||3-October-16||Advisor.ca||Will CSA’s targeted reforms hurt clients?||3-October-16||Wealth Professional||What did an industry group have to say about industry reforms?||29-September-16||Vancouver Sun||Investment Industry Association of Canada’s Vancouver members hit by low commodity prices||29-September-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC looking into whether standards for fixed-income trading are warranted||28-September-16||Investment Executive||Regulation: Reform opposition lines up||28-September-16||Investment Executive||Not done yet: Get ready for more rules||28-September-16||Investment Executive||Not done yet: Get ready for more rules||28-September-16||Investment Executive||Crunch points: answers to your FAQs||28-September-16||Investment Executive||What’s in a name?||27-September-16||investmentexecutive.com||Be prepared to explain CRM2-related fee and performance reports to clients||27-September-16||investmentexecutive.com||Be prepared to explain CRM2-related fee and performance reports to clients||15-September-16||Advisor.ca||What you missed: Industry news||10-September-16||Financial Post||‘They’re not safe’: Smaller firms, financial institutions becoming more vulnerable to cyber attacks||9-September-16||Conseiller.ca||La semaine en rafale – L’ACCVM participera à l’Alliance canadienne sur la cybersécurité||6-September-16||finance-investissement.com||L’ACCVM confirme son engagement contre la cybersécurité||5-September-16||Policy Options (Institute for Research on Public Policy)||Facilitating access to equity capital for small and medium-sized enterprises, by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO||2-September-16||Conseiller.ca||La semaine en rafale||31-August-16||Conseiller.ca||L’ACCVM se porte à la défense des PME||31-August-16||finance-investissement.com||L’ACCVM dévoile ses candidats à titre de leader de moins de 40 ans||29-August-16||investmentexecutive.com||Top Under 40 nominees announced||25-August-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC urges Trudeau to spend less, spur SMEs||23-August-16||Business in Vancouver||Regulations, resource markets squeeze B.C. firms||22-August-16||The Globe and Mail||Long-struggling national securities regulator plows ahead, despite holdouts||18-August-16||Financial Post||Ian C.W. Russell: Believe in the securities regulator’s board, the glass is still half full||16-August-16||Financial Post||Regulatory changes damaging Canadian bond markets, industry group says||15-August-16||Lobby Monitor||Pre-budget proposals include investing in small business||10-August-16||Finance et Investissement||Budget fédéral de 2017 : l’ACCVM y va de ses suggestions||9-August-16||Insurance & Investment Journal||CPP enhancements not enough to bridge the retirement savings gap||8-August-16||Benefits Canada||Investment association asks Ottawa for retirement reform||6-August-16||Financial Post||Securities’ industry mergers continue as GMP Capital buys ‘call option’ on return to better energy days||5-August-16||investmentexecutive.com||IFIC calls on feds to improve access to registered plans||4-August-16||investmentexecutive.com||Letter to the Editor: Targeted rules and firm culture needed, not best interest standard||4-August-16||Life Health Professional||RRSP overhaul needed to give retirees a fighting chance – IIAC||4-August-16||Conseiller.ca||Payant, le courtage de FCP||3-August-16||investmentexecutive.com||Letter to the Editor: Targeted rules and firm culture needed, not best interest standard||3-August-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC asks Ottawa for retirement reform, tax incentives||3-August-16||Wealth Professional||Government must provide better incentive to investors to boost economy: IIAC||2-August-16||Finance et Investissement||L’ACCVM cherche volontaires intéressés par le Règlement 31-103 relatif au MRCC2||1-August-16||Investment Executive||Backward step for national regulator?||29-July-16||globeandmail.com||Big banks, small dealers and the growing underwriting divide||28-July-16||Advisor.ca||Are smaller investors getting the boot?||25-July-16||cantechletter.com||Capital Markets Regulatory Authority unveils board, maps out 2018 timeline||22-July-16||investmentexecutive.com||Ministers announce CMRA timelines and initial board of directors||18-July-16||Finance et Investissement||L’ACCVM dévoile ses nouveaux intronisés||15-July-16||BNN||IIAC: New disclosure rules could lower mutual fund fees||15-July-16||Vancouver Sun||CRM2 changes: What do investors need to know?||14-July-16||Bloomberg TV Canada||Phase II of CSA’s Mutual Fund Fee Reform Comes Into Effect Friday||14-July-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC names six inductees to its Investment Industry Hall of Fame||14-July-16||Wealth Professional||2016 inductees to Investment Industry Hall of Fame announced||12-July-16||Advisor.ca||How powerful should the Capital Markets Stability Act be?||5-July-16||St. John’s Telegram||Investment industry association wants province all-in on new regulator||5-July-16||The Hill Times||Liberal infrastructure ‘recycling’ promise excites industry, concerns opposition||4-July-16||Canadian Hedge Watch||EU Markets: An Expanding Regulatory Burden May be Easing||1-July-16||Finance et Investissement||Mesure remise en question||27-June-16||Investment Executive||Regulation: Battle lines forming||27-June-16||Investment Executive||New global tax information exchange||27-June-16||Investment Executive||Elder financial abuse||24-June-16||CBC’s The Exchange||IIAC’s Ian Russell discusses the markets’ reaction to Brexit||24-June-16||BNN||Brexit a ‘catalyst’ for EU reform: IIAC||22-June-16||The Globe and Mail||CPP expansion won’t hurt wealth-management business, analysts say||21-June-16||investmentexecutive.com||Business groups react to CPP changes||21-June-16||Advisor.ca||Proposed advisor regs “too far-reaching,” say industry experts||17-June-16||BNN||National approach on pensions trumps provincial patchwork: IIAC; Ian Russell’s interview on BNN||17-June-16||Advisor.ca||Canada needs national approach to retirement income reform: IIAC||17-June-16||Conseiller.ca||John Chambers élu président du CA de l’ACCVM||15-June-16||Insurance and Investment Journal||IIAC lays out top priorities||14-June-16||Wealth Professional||Clients the biggest cyber threat facing investing firms||13-June-16||Wealth Professional||IIAC stance against best interest standard remains top priority: AGM||10-June-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC steps up best interest fight||10-June-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC outlines priorities, names board chair at AGM||7-June-16||Advisor.ca||EU regulators question their own handiwork||7-June-16||The Globe and Mail||Canada’s banking ombudsman needs stronger powers, report says||7-June-16||Financial Post||Independent review recommends stronger compensation powers for banking ombudsman OBSI||2-June-16||investmentexecutive.com||CPP reform for lower-income Canadians may be needed, industry suggests||2-June-16||finance-investissement.com||Retraite : trois propositions pour sécuriser les revenus||1-June-16||investmentexecutive.com||Letters to the Editor: BCSC stance on “best interests” not divisive, by IIAC’s Ian Russell||1-June-16||The Globe and Mail||CPP reform should target middle-income Canadians, coalition argues||31-May-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIROC addresses seniors’ issues||31-May-16||Insurance and Investment Journal||Ian Russell re-appointed ICSA chairman||30-May-16||Financial Post||The amazing disappearance of the Canadian Public Company||27-May-16||investmentexecutive.com||Minimizing the cybersecurity threat||27-May-16||finance-investissement.com||Jeunes leaders recherchés||27-May-16||Conseiller.ca||L’ACCVM à la recherche de jeunes leaders talentueux||26-May-16||Bloomberg||Raymond James Buys Canada’s MacDougall MacDougall & MacTier||25-May-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC seeks nominees for Top Under 40 Award||25-May-16||wealthprofessional.ca||Chairman of ICSA reappointed||24-May-16||investmentexecutive.com||Ian Russell re-appointed as chairman of the ICSA||24-May-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC head reappointed chair of international securities body||24-May-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC head reappointed chair of international securities body||20-May-16||Investment Executive||Regulation: It’s still far from over||19-May-16||The Canadian Press||TSX Venture Exchange revamps business model in light of commodity downturn||14-May-16||Winnipeg Free Press||Investment boss hopeful on national securities regulator||13-May-16||Advisor.ca||Industry group working to ease FATCA pain||5-May-16||Pennsylvania + Wall||Making the Most of the New Balance Point||4-May-16||smallbizadvisor.ca||Industry groups react to CSA’s bombshell proposals||2-May-16||finance-investissement.com||Une norme globale du meilleur intérêt du client n’est pas nécessaire, estime l’ACCVM||29-April-16||investmentexecutive.com||No consensus on CSA’s best interest proposal||29-April-16||Advisor.ca||Industry groups react to CSA’s bombshell proposals||29-April-16||The Globe and Mail||Regulatory changes aim to improve relationship between advisers, clients||29-April-16||Toronto Star||Watchdog seeks better investor protection||27-April-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC chief highlights erosion of brand loyalty||27-April-16||Advisor.ca||5 client trends advisors must understand: IIAC||27-April-16||finance-investissement.com||Impôts : l’ACCVM veut simplifier la vie des intermédiaires||27-April-16||ledevoir.com||Les taux d’intérêt neutres seront plus faibles qu’auparavant||26-April-16||Wall Street Journal||Canada’s Central Bank Would Need ‘Shock’ to Return to Rate Cuts||26-April-16||The Canadian Press||Pensions should brace for new normal of lower neutral interest rates: Poloz||26-April-16||The Canadian Press||No need to fret over weaknesses in global trade growth: Bank of Canada’s Poloz||26-April-16||Macleans.ca||Stephen Poloz on ‘a new balance point’||25-April-16||finance-investissement.com||Monique Gravel prend sa retraite||22-April-16||Investment Executive||Best interest; Will regulators actually go ahead with reform proposals?||22-April-16||Investment Executive||Raising the bar on “best execution”||20-April-16||The Lobby Monitor||Federal government eyes private sector partnerships, despite scrapping of P3 screen||19-April-16||Advisor.ca||Nova Scotia tables budget with surplus, new spending||15-April-16||The Bottom Line||Jensen named newest, possibly last OSC chair “This article originally appeared in the April 2016 issue of The Bottom Line.” Any other use (reprint in a newsletter, for example) requires further permission requests.||15-April-16||Calgary Herald||Alberta budget 2016: Government to cut small business tax from 3 to 2 per cent||6-April-16||Investment Executive||Much support for Ontario expert panel’s recommendations||30-March-16||Insurance and Investment Journal||IIAC says budget does not do enough for retirement savings||30-March-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC seeks nominations for Top Under 40 Award||30-March-16||Calgary Herald||Varcoe: NDP government delivers something old and new for ASC||23-March-16||Conseiller.ca||Budget fédéral : Des voix applaudissent le budget||22-March-16||Bloomberg||Bay Street Pleased With What Trudeau’s First Budget Didn’t Do||22-March-16||Canadian Press||What was said about maiden Liberal budget||22-March-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC reacts to federal budget||22-March-16||investmentexecutive.com||Liberals kill tax benefits of corporate-class mutual funds||22-March-16||investmentexecutive.com||Liberals reintroduce LSVCC tax credit||22-March-16||investmentexecutive.com||Seniors to benefit from key budget changes||22-March-16||Canadian Press||Aequitas marks one year since launch||22-March-16||Financial Post||PI Financial acquires two independent dealers as consolidation heats up in brokerage business||21-March-16||Financial Post||PI Financial acquires two independent dealers as consolidation heats up in brokerage business||21-March-16||investmentexecutive.com||Securities firms battered in 2015: IIAC||21-March-16||Advisor.ca||Will the carnage end for boutique firms?||15-March-16||smallbizadvisor.ca||Industry group reacts to IIROC’s game-changing proposal||15-March-16||Canadian Hedge Watch||China thrusts into world headlines and global financial markets: What to make of it all?||14-March-16||Advisor.ca||Industry group reacts to IIROC’s game-changing proposal||14-March-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC member firms undecided on personal corporations||14-March-16||finance-investissement.com||Un seul cadre pour les conseillers inscrits de l’ACCFM et de l’OCRCVM, plaide l’ACCVM||14-March-16||canadianbusiness.com||Thomas Caldwell on the decline of traditional stock brokerages||8-March-16||Advisor.ca||Soft Japanese GDP masks equity growth potential||8-March-16||insurance-journal.ca||Dealers gain extra time to reconcile TFSA files||7-March-16||finance-investissement.com||L’ARC donne un délai de 90 jours pour la correction des CÉLI||4-March-16||Listed Magazine||Road show to renewal||2-March-16||Conseiller.ca||Trois façons judicieuses d’exploiter la valeur de vos conseils||29-February-16||Wealth Professional||Equity crowdfunding gets unexpected boost||26-February-16||Conseiller.ca||Les candidatures au Temple de la renommée de l’ACCVM 2016 sont ouvertes||25-February-16||Advisor.ca||Ontario budget pushes CCMR, tougher regs and enforcement||23-February-16||Advisor.ca||IIAC seeks Hall of Fame nominations||23-February-16||investmentexecutive.com||IIAC seeks nominations to Investment Industry Hall of Fame||22-February-16||financialpost.com||Five things you should know before you start your workday on Feb. 22||20-February-16||Financial Post||What the future holds for Canada’s stock exchanges||20-February-16||soberlook.com||Canada`s Changing Financial Landscape, Part 1: the Securities Industry||17-February-16||investmentexecutive.com||OSC launch of investor education effort draws praise||12-February-16||BNN||IIAC’s Ian Russell discusses the state of independent firms on BNN||11-February-16||Investment Executive||Budget: Tax revamp coming||11-February-16||investmentexecutive.com||Maureen Jensen confirmed as OSC chairwoman and CEO||10-February-16||PYMNTS.com||Credit Union Breaks SME Financing Barrier In Canada||9-February-16||Bloomberg.com||World’s Top-Performing Bourse Operator Seeks Life Beyond Metals||8-February-16||finance-investissement.com||Groupe de travail de l’ACCVM sur la divulgation des coûts liés aux fonds||8-February-16||wealthprofessional.ca||IIROC push for fine collection power receives backing||6-February-16||The Globe and Mail||Bay Street Blues||5-February-16||Advisor.ca||Brokerage payouts “have nowhere to go but down,” says industry vet||4-February-16||Advisor.ca||Opportunities for Canada in China’s new economy: IIAC||1-February-16||Investment Executive||Guest column: “Best interest” standard not needed, by Ian Russell, IIAC President and CEO||29-January-16||Investment Executive||Markets: Nothing ventured||25-January-16||finance-investissement.com||L’ACCVM crée trois comités sur les opérations et la technologie||20-January-16||Insurance and Investment Journal||Boutique investment dealers under siege||15-January-16||BNN||IIAC’s Ian Russell discusses proposals to revitalize the TSX Venture Exchange||15-January-16||National Post||Scrap crowdfunding to help TSX Venture Exchange, IIAC CEO urges||15-January-16||Reuters.com||PRESS DIGEST- Canada-Jan 15||15-January-16||Investment Executive||Regulation: Reality bites||15-January-16||Advisor.ca||Financial industry may not get a say on Trudeau’s first budget||15-January-16||Finance et Investissement||Intronisation de deux défricheurs||14-January-16||Advisor.ca||How to rescue the Venture Exchange: IIAC||14-January-16||The Globe and Mail||GMP’s deep restructuring hits senior employees in Canada||13-January-16||The Globe and Mail||New rules give Ontario investors access to high-net-worth market||13-January-16||financialpost.com||GMP Capital Inc to cut 97 jobs, suspend dividend, exit U.K. and Australia||13-January-16||Bloomberg.com||GMP to Cut Jobs, Exit U.K., Australia as Commodities Slump||13-January-16||investorintel.com||The TMX’s Role in the Shrinking of Bay Street||12-January-16||finance-investissement.com||La consolidation va se poursuivre en 2016, selon un sondage de l’ACCVM||12-January-16||Conseiller.ca||L’ACCVM s’attend à une année 2016 difficile||6-January-16||Financial Post||Tough times, rising costs have chewed up 25% of Canada’s small investment firms: IIAC||6-January-16||The Globe and Mail||Dealers see more consolidation coming||5-January-16||BNN||Ian Russell discusses results of IIAC Survey of Investment Industry CEOs: Canada’s investment CEOs see weak economic conditions in 2016||5-January-16||Bloomberg||Canada Investment Dealers See More Consolidation in 2016||5-January-16||investmentexecutive.com||Investment dealer CEOs expect more consolidation in 2016||5-January-16||Advisor.ca||Industry leaders expect weaker economic conditions: IIAC||5-January-16||Advisor.ca||Live tweets from Empire Club’s 2016 outlook luncheon||5-January-16||Rogers Community TV||2016 Empire Club of Canada Annual Investment Outlook Luncheon||4-January-16||investmentexecutive.com||CSA extends approval for CanPX||4-January-16||The Bottom Line||Not everyone on same financial planner page – This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of The Bottom Line. 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