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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

2019 Global Investment Outlook

The National Bank Meritage Portfolio Managers recently shared their market outlooks and strategies for 2019.

Their detailed comments can be found here.  

IIROC Compliance Priorities for 2019

IIROC is pleased to present their annual Compliance Priorities Report for 2018/2019.  The report highlights current issues and challenges that Dealer Members (dealers) should address to improve investor protection and foster market integrity.

The complete notice can be viewed here.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Corporate Tax Rates Legislation Status 2018 #4 – PWC

The accounting status of tax developments announced between Oct 1 and Dec 31, 2018 are summarized by PWC in this article.

The article can be found here.

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Your High-net-worth Client Strategy - SEI

In a recent white paper from SEI in the USA, SEI shares their high-net-worth client strategy: It's what client’s want, not what you know, and they reveal that fostering trust and personalizing the investor experience can help to consistently meet, or exceed, a clients’ expectations.

The complete white paper can be viewed here.

Friday, 21 December 2018

Service arrangements between Dealer Members and Portfolio Managers – IIROC

On Dec 20th, IIROC published guidance to dealers on best practices when entering into Portfolio Manager – Dealer Member Service Arrangements (PMDSA) with registered portfolio managers.

The complete notice can be viewed here.

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Handbook to Launching Alternative Mutual Funds in Canada - AIMA

Scotiabank, in conjunction with AIMA, has canvassed a number of industry leaders and subject matter experts and has produced a handbook for managers and service providers to reference as the industry prepares to adopt alternative mutual funds in Canada.

The handbook can be read here.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Understanding the Potential of Artificial Intelligence – Strategy + Business

In this article Daniel Hulme, CEO of the AI solutions start-up Satalia, offers other chief executives a primer on the AI technology that will shape the future of work and business. It is extremely important that asset managers are aware of this new wave and to have a strategy for incorporating AI into their business plans.  

The entire article can be viewed here.