Industry Articles

Stop putting off succession planning

While too few financial advisors have created succession plans, there’s “lots of guidance specifically from the industry on why we should be addressing [this],” said Rod Burylo, investment fund manager consultant with Calgary-based exempt market dealer Axcess Capital Advisors Inc.

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The future is now for wealth firms

In his presentation, Atkinson highlighted a CFA Institute study that revealed two thirds (66%) of investors trusted their investment firm more because of increased technology use. Further, he said a Roubini Thoughtlab survey found that 82% of investors said it was important for their investment advisor to stay at the forefront of technology. 

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Ontario joins DSC ban

Ending a two-and-a-half-year stalemate, Ontario has decided to join the rest of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in eliminating deferred sales charge (DSC) mutual funds.

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