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  • China | IIAC
    Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives China China s Economic Turmoil Sends Ripples to Global Markets IIAC Blog China s Economic Turmoil Sends Ripples to Global Markets IIAC Blog At the invitation of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council HKTDC I led the Canadian delegation of 80 professionals to the 2016 Asian Financial Forum AFF in Hong Kong in January The Forum attracted more than 2 600 participants from 39 countries and regions Not surprising much of the conversation centred on China The country s challenges have been debated for years but in recent months have been thrust into the international spotlight There are increasing worries that Chinese authorities in their attempt to implement difficult reforms while preserving demand and financial stability may set off a chain Continue reading Tagged China financial markets Ian

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  • Financial Markets | IIAC
    Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives financial markets China s Economic Turmoil Sends Ripples to Global Markets IIAC Blog China s Economic Turmoil Sends Ripples to Global Markets IIAC Blog At the invitation of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council HKTDC I led the Canadian delegation of 80 professionals to the 2016 Asian Financial Forum AFF in Hong Kong in January The Forum attracted more than 2 600 participants from 39 countries and regions Not surprising much of the conversation centred on China The country s challenges have been debated for years but in recent months have been thrust into the international spotlight There are increasing worries that Chinese authorities in their attempt to implement difficult reforms while preserving demand and financial stability may set off a chain Continue reading Tagged China financial markets Ian

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  • Letter From The President | IIAC
    transparency approach Highlights In striking a new direction for corporate bond transparency the CSA needs to ensure it understands the full implications of its proposed model and be convinced that the new approach reaches a better public interest objective The Continue reading Tagged CanPX Debt market transparency Ian Russell IIROC Letter from the President Comments Off on Enhancing Corporate Bond Transparency IIAC Blog The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog On November 9 2015 I had the pleasure of speaking at the Knowledge Bureau s Distinguished Advisor Conference The audience included both IIROC and MFDA registered advisors The topic of my presentation was Cybersecurity in the Financial Industry I described the sophistication and global dimensions of the cyber threat and the serious consequences of such an attack to firms and clients The presentation also gave me an opportunity to explain the IIAC s role in raising awareness and assisting dealer Member firms to put in place defenses to counter the cyber threat In the November issue of the IIAC Continue reading Tagged Cybersecurity Ian Russell Letter from the President Comments Off on The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog What s Going on in Global Reform IIAC Blog What s Going on in Global Reform IIAC Blog In late September I attended the IOSCO Stakeholders Meeting The international organization is at an important crossroad it continues to reinforce its role as the key global reference point for securities regulation while grappling with new and emerging opportunities and risks including those posed by digitization It announced last week that Paul Andrews a 17 year veteran of FINRA will become the new Secretary General of the IOSCO IOSCO recognizes culture as a key ingredient to improved market conduct and will continue to encourage the global industry to adopt core principles consistent with good culture The impetus of Continue reading Tagged Global reforms Ian Russell IOSCO Letter from the President Comments Off on What s Going on in Global Reform IIAC Blog What s in Store for Canada s Investment Industry IIAC Blog What s in Store for Canada s Investment Industry IIAC Blog Since early 2013 Canada s investment industry has shown a promising turnaround in fortunes Revenue and profit improved decisively in 2014 up 15 and 29 respectively year over year and were well above the 2006 07 bull market averages However first half 2015 results dashed hopes for a sustained earnings breakout revenue was up 3 year over year but operating profits were down 5 in H1 2015 If business conditions in the second half of 2015 stay roughly in line with the first half the IIAC forecasts the following for 2015 as whole Operating revenue and profit at the integrated firms are expected to increase 6 and Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell Industry commentary Letter from the President Comments Off on What s in Store for Canada s Investment Industry IIAC Blog Letter

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  • untitled | IIAC
    Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Home Member Login Contact Us About the IIAC Who We Are Board of Directors President CEO Subject Matter Experts IIAC Committees Working Groups IIAC Member Firms IIAC Affiliates Industry Job Board Advocacy Submissions Letters Letter from the President Key Issues Successes Activity Updates Member Support Cybersecurity Resource Centre CRM2 Resource Centre Industry Data Publications Public Advisories Institutional Trade Matching Tools Member Benefits Member Kit Members Only Small Dealers Overview Ian Russell on SAID Advocacy SAID Successes Publications Industry Data Tools SAID Committee Meeting Minutes Centres of Higher Learning Media Coverage SAID Events Investors Newsroom Subject Matter Experts News Releases Op Eds The IIAC in the News Blog eNewsletter Speeches Upcoming Presentations Videos Canada s Investment Industry Faces Did You Know Logos Media Kit Social Media Policy Events Upcoming Events Webinars IIAC Investment Industry Hall of Fame IIAC Top Under 40 Award Take Our

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  • Industry News | IIAC
    Partner with the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP in New York with his professional duties dedicated to cross border securities transactions and financial services regulation He has been deeply involved in regulatory policy matters for the Canadian securities industry and has advised firms on ongoing compliance governance and risk management issues He has also advised senior management of Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell Industry news OSC Comments Off on Mr Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC IIOC Blog Sarah P Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI IIAC Blog Sarah P Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI IIAC Blog The Investment Industry Association of Canada IIAC congratulates Ms Sarah P Bradley on her appointment as Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI The Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments Ms Bradley is a highly respected regulator and well experienced in securities regulation public policy development business law and governance business fiduciary obligations and commercial law Ms Bradley served most recently as the Chair and CEO of the Nova Scotia Securities Commission NSSC is a former Vice Chair of the Canadian Securities Administrators and has been a representative on the Canadian Joint Forum of Financial Regulators She is also an Associate Professor Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell Industry news OBSI Comments Off on Sarah P Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI IIAC Blog Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority IIAC Blog Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority IIAC Blog Today the Ministers responsible for capital markets regulation in British Columbia Ontario Saskatchewan New Brunswick Prince Edward Island Yukon and the federal Minister of Finance together representing the Council of Ministers announced that William Bill A Black has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority Bill Black is an excellent choice He is recognized as a proven leader in the business community with a career that spanned 34 years at Maritime Life including nine years as President and Chief Executive Officer He has the requisite knowledge and experience in financial markets has worked Continue reading Tagged CCMRS Ian Russell Industry news Securities regulation Comments Off on Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority IIAC Blog IIAC Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice Chair IIAC Blog IIAC Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice Chair IIAC Blog Greg Woynarski Managing Director and Global Head of Origination Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets Scotia Capital Inc was elected the 2015 2016 Chair of the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Association of Canada IIAC at its AGM in Toronto on June 10 2015 John Chambers Chief Executive Officer FirstEnergy Capital Corp was elected First Vice Chair The IIAC provides leadership for the Canadian securities industry with a commitment to a vibrant prosperous investment industry driven by strong and efficient capital markets said Greg Woynarski He added Over the years we have had a great impact on Continue reading Tagged Board

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  • OSC | IIAC
    the OSC IIAC Blog The IIAC Applauds Nomination of Maureen Jensen as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the OSC IIAC Blog The Investment Industry Association of Canada IIAC congratulates Maureen Jensen on her nomination as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Securities Commission OSC Ms Jensen has a deep background in securities regulation broad business experience and tested management skills Her nomination makes eminent good sense She brings leadership to guide the OSC at a critical juncture assessing the impact of recent extensive reform and rule making working though the transition to a cooperative securities regulator and finding the right response to the tumultuous and uncertain capital markets the widespread loss of many small investment dealers and Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell Industry news OSC Comments Off on The IIAC Applauds Nomination of Maureen Jensen as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the OSC IIAC Blog Mr Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC IIOC Blog Mr Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC IIOC Blog The Investment Industry Association of Canada IIAC is delighted with the announcement that Mr Grant Vingoe has been named as a new Vice Chairman of the Ontario Securities Commission OSC Mr Vingoe is a highly respected and accomplished securities lawyer He was most recently a Partner with the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP in New York with his professional duties dedicated to cross border securities transactions and financial services regulation He has been deeply involved in regulatory policy matters for the Canadian securities industry and has advised firms on ongoing compliance governance and risk management issues He has also advised senior management of Continue reading Tagged Ian Russell Industry news OSC Comments Off on Mr Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC IIOC Blog The IIAC Responds to IIROC s Proposed Amendments Re Unprotected Transparent Marketplaces and the Order Protection Rule IIAC Blog The IIAC Responds to IIROC s Proposed Amendments Re Unprotected Transparent Marketplaces and the Order Protection Rule IIAC Blog In April 2015 the Ontario Securities Commission OSC approved changes to the TSX Alpha Exchange trading model Effective September 2015 Alpha will apply a short processing delay a speed bump on orders to counter high frequency trading and limit fleeting liquidity Additionally orders displayed in the Alpha order book will no longer be protected from trade through i e the execution of an order at a price that is inferior to a displayed bid price or higher than a displayed offer price under the Order Protection Rule OPR In response the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada IIROC announced Continue reading Tagged Adrian Walrath Equity Marketplaces IIROC OSC Comments Off on The IIAC Responds to IIROC s Proposed Amendments Re Unprotected Transparent Marketplaces and the Order Protection Rule IIAC Blog The IIAC Comments on Proposed Take Over Bid Amendments IIAC Blog The IIAC Comments on Proposed Take Over Bid Amendments IIAC Blog The IIAC submitted

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  • Cybersecurity | IIAC
    and assisting dealer Member firms to put in place defenses to counter the cyber threat You can watch my presentation Tagged Cybersecurity Ian Russell Video Comments Off on Cybersecurity in the Financial Industry Presentation IIAC Blog Ian Russell On BNN The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog Ian Russell On BNN The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog Tagged Cybersecurity Ian Russell Video Comments Off on Ian Russell On BNN The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog On November 9 2015 I had the pleasure of speaking at the Knowledge Bureau s Distinguished Advisor Conference The audience included both IIROC and MFDA registered advisors The topic of my presentation was Cybersecurity in the Financial Industry I described the sophistication and global dimensions of the cyber threat and the serious consequences of such an attack to firms and clients The presentation also gave me an opportunity to explain the IIAC s role in raising awareness and assisting dealer Member firms to put in place defenses to counter the cyber threat In the November issue of the IIAC Continue reading Tagged Cybersecurity Ian Russell Letter from the President Comments Off on The Six Elements of an Effective Cybersecurity Plan IIAC Blog Investment Executive Examines New Cybersecurity Resource Centre on iiac ca Investment Executive Examines New Cybersecurity Resource Centre on iiac ca The IIAC is committed to assisting our members in their efforts to be cyber resilient The new cybersecurity section of our website contains information tools and links to resources intended to assist firms in developing and maintaining their cybersecurity plans For more information please visit the IIAC s Cybersecurity Resource Centre or click here to access Tessie Sanci s article on investmentexecutive com Tagged Cybersecurity Comments Off on Investment Executive Examines New Cybersecurity Resource Centre on iiac ca IIAC 2015 Cybersecurity Conference a Resounding Success IIAC 2015 Cybersecurity Conference a Resounding Success More than 120 participants took part in the full day conference with local and international experts to assist IIAC members in protecting their firm and clients against cyber attacks Participants heard from our keynote speaker Michael Calce aka Mafiaboy who at age 15 caused 1 2 billion in damages by bringing down the websites of Amazon CNN Dell E Trade eBay and Yahoo His actions which were eventually stopped following a major RCMP FBI sting operation incited panic from Silicon Valley to the White House Topics of discussion at the conference included Establishing a Governance and Risk Management Framework to Promote Continue reading Tagged Cybersecurity Events Comments Off on IIAC 2015 Cybersecurity Conference a Resounding Success 2015 IIAC Cybersecurity Conference 2015 IIAC Cybersecurity Conference Date June 4 2015Time 7 45 am 5 00 pmPlace St Andrews Club and Conference Centre150 King Street West 16th Floor Garden Room Toronto Featuring Keynote Speaker Michael Calce a k a Mafiaboy Hear first hand

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  • Industry Info | IIAC
    donations It is designed to convey the important contribution the investment industry makes to capital markets the economy and communities across Canada The information has been drawn from a variety of sources including Statistics Canada Investor Economics IIROC and a confidential survey of our members You may find the infographic useful and compelling in summarizing the characteristics of our industry to Continue reading Tagged Industry info Comments Off on Infographic Canada s Securities Industry At a Glance IIAC Blog It s True More Canadians are Cashing in their RRSPs Early It s True More Canadians are Cashing in their RRSPs Early Using data from Statistics Canada Global News did some digging in order to answer the question Are more Canadians cashing out their RRSPs early The answer is a decided yes According to the article on GlobalNews ca The biggest increase was from 2007 to 2009 when 1 86 million Canadians took out RRSP cash early That figure dipped slightly by 2012 to 1 82 across Canada but remains about 7 per cent above 2007 levels nationally 12 per cent above 2007 levels in Quebec and almost 10 per cent above in comparatively wealthy Alberta These infographics tell the story Although it isn t Continue reading Tagged Industry info Comments Off on It s True More Canadians are Cashing in their RRSPs Early The Activist Investor Scorecard The Activist Investor Scorecard With thanks to The New York Times here s an activist investor scorecard for some of the most well known in the industry at least in the U S According to the scorecard s creators William Alden Michael J de la Merced and Jennifer Daniel The activist investors of Wall Street who often buy stakes in companies and lobby for change are an increasingly powerful force Sometimes these investors achieve nearly all their goals like shaking up a board and sometimes they earn huge profits Other times they achieve their goals and still suffer losses or they fall short of their Continue reading Tagged Industry info Comments Off on The Activist Investor Scorecard Market Returns by Nation Market Returns by Nation Novel Investor has developed this impressive infographic which provides an at a glance look at changes in market trends across the top 12 international stock markets in the MSCI EAFE over the past 15 years The U S is conspicuously absent presumably because it was developed for an American audience As of December 31 2014 with an average annual return of 7 75 Canada sits in second place behind Australia at 10 04 The best vs worst returns underscore what a wild ride it s been Tagged Industry info Comments Off on Market Returns by Nation This Week in Financial History This Week in Financial History For the week of January 19th January 19 1982 Statistics Canada announces 1981 inflation rate of 12 5 a 33 year high January 20 1870 Woodhull Claflin Co run by Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin becomes the first brokerage firm run exclusively

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