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Waiting period temporarily waived for EI benefits

Between Jan. 31 and Sept. 25, applicants will be able to start their claims and receive benefits immediately

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CSA makes it easier for MFDA reps to access alts

Regulators expand list of qualifying courses to sell liquid alts

Red alert

Wealthsimple adds ‘risky’ label to certain stocks

Alongside GameStop shares, BlackBerry stocks also carry a warning

Pushing big techs to share data could shape the future of financials: Fitch

Regulation to force data sharing could benefit banks and fintechs

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Canada’s economy grew 0.7% in November

Yet, a flash estimate from Statistics Canada forecasts a contraction of 5.1% for 2020

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Trading oversight must remain robust: MX

Trade supervision and surveillance are priorities for the year ahead

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Outlook for loan defaults brightens: Fitch

Damage from the Covid-19 crisis is likely not as bad as the financial crisis, a forecast suggests

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ESG ratings need regulation: ESMA

Lack of rules leaves ratings open to conflicts and investor confusion

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Wirecard scandal claims head of BaFin

The German regulator charged an employee with alleged insider trading

Partners discussing new plans

How to talk to clients about the client-focused reforms

Educate and empower clients with information that matters to them

  • By: Susan Silma
  • January 27, 2021 January 27, 2021
  • 15:49
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U.S. consumer spending slipped 0.2% in December

It was the latest sign that consumers, whose spending is the primary driver of the U.S. economy, are hunkered down

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Wall Street exec admits US$100-million fraud

The scheme involved mismarking, fake investments and Ponzi tactics

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Address change would be temporary until quarantine efforts are lifted

  • By: IE Staff
  • April 1, 2020 May 13, 2020
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OSC Dialogue 2017 to feature FCA, SEC executives

IE’s Calendar of Industry Events

Helping advisors find opportunities for accredited continuing education

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 5, 2020 January 28, 2021
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Cost control is paramount during uncertain markets, say advisors

Portfolio managers at Inside ETFs talked about the importance of managing both fees and performance expectations

Get ready for new trust reporting rules

New disclosure rules come into effect in the 2021 tax year

The pandemic could affect when and how clients divorce

Lawyers explain the factors around choosing valuation dates for assets

Protecting yourself from claims when clients are stressed

Dissatisfied investors may confront advisors due to poor performance