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IIAC Responds to Ontario Government Consultation Paper on Regulation of Financial Planners (IIAC Blog)

IIAC Responds to Ontario Government Consultation Paper on Regulation of Financial Planners (IIAC Blog)

The IIAC submitted a comment letter to the Ontario government on its Consultation Paper, Regulation of Financial Planners. In our submission, the IIAC responded to questions surrounding the proposals to restrict the use of the “Financial Planner” title in Ontario, prohibit titles similar to “Financial Planner” and create a central, publicly-accessible database of financial planners.

You can read our submission here.

For more information, please contact Michelle Alexander, malexander@iiac.ca

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Investment Industry Calls for Regulation of All Financial Planners (IIAC blog)

Investment Industry Calls for Regulation of All Financial Planners (IIAC blog)

In a joint submission, the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) and the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) have called on the Ontario government to pass legislation that would regulate all financial planners.

Securities and insurance advisory services and planning that are ancillary to product recommendations are already well-regulated in Ontario, but there are gaps in non-product-related financial planning that need to be addressed for the benefit of investors.

The IIAC/IFIC have called on the Ontario government to establish common standards for those individuals providing comprehensive financial plans to clients and/or using … Continue reading

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