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It is High Time the System Included a Legal Requirement that Advisors Act in their Clients’ Best Interest

September 30, 2015

While all Canadians are vulnerable to deceptive and biased financial advisory practices, there is ample evidence to ...

Backgrounder: Regulation and Supreme Court Ruling on the National Securities Regulator Act

August 9, 2013

Broad Strokes (The Macro-Economic Context) Canada presents a somewhat embarrassing spectacle at the International ...

OSC pushes advisers to put clients first: Roseman

July 10, 2013

Susanne was a recent widow when she asked a large mutual fund firm for investment help. Not satisfied with the ...

Can regulators stave off 'massive increase in senior misery?'

April 12, 2013

Elderly seen as easy target for unscrupulous advisers, fraudsters; Finra zeroing in on complex products With thousands ...

CARP Submission to the Canadian Securities Administrators

April 5, 2013

In February 2013 - CARP Submitted a response to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA)’s consultation paper The ...

Is Your Adviser Pumping Up His Credentials?

May 4, 2012

Just when Americans seem more desperate than ever for trustworthy investment advice, financial advisers are brandishing ...

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Financial Advisers Flunk Undercover Sting

April 18, 2012

This article was published by Smart Money on April 2nd 2012.  To see this article and other related articles on Smart ...

Measures Every Investor Should Take Before Investing or Selecting and Advisor

March 23, 2012

Disclaimer: The advice offered in this column is intended for informational purposes only. Use of the column is not ...