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  • Ian Russell’s Latest Letter from the President | IIAC
    contains insights and takeaways from the SIFMA Private Client Conference held April 8 in Chicago According to Russell the conference provided a timely opportunity to review the broad themes influencing the wealth management business in U S capital markets and gain insights on the challenges and opportunities unfolding in the business the competitive positioning of large and small firms and adjustments to business models in response to changing demand While the event focused only on the U S Russell states that Canadian firms confront similar demographic and technology trends and face the same business opportunities and challenges What follows is a summary of the letter Since the financial crisis the wealth management business in Canada and the U S has made enormous strides improving business practices meeting higher regulatory standards for disclosure transparency and proficiency identifying new products and investment strategies and adopting new financial and estate planning tools and techniques In recent years four broad trends have influenced business conditions and performance and forced adjustment in wealth management practices and business models These include Demographic patterns among the investing public are changing dramatically Advisors and firms are responding with greater sensitivity and customization in the delivery of financial advice and employing professionals that match the diversity of their clientele Women professionals are now taking centre stage among advisors and management in the securities industry Technology is advancing at a rapid rate Firms are responding to growing client demand for greater flexibility to connect with their advisors anticipating the robust application of technology to deliver products provide financial statements and communicate with clients outside conventional working hours While the key challenge for advisors is communicating with tech savvy millennial investors many aging investors have adapted effectively to modern technology requiring advisors to step up the application of communication technology to

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/12775/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Mr. Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC (IIOC Blog) | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog August 14 2015 Mr Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC IIOC Blog Grant Vingoe 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 stock exchanges and self regulatory organizations and has been a member of the Board of Directors of IIROC Grant s particular experience in cross border regulatory matters and securities trading and financing and his broad understanding of the capital markets and the market

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/mr-grant-vingoe-appointed-as-a-new-vice-chair-of-the-osc/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Sarah P. Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog August 5 2015 Sarah P Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI IIAC Blog Sarah P Bradley 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 at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University This extensive and experienced background brings the needed leadership to guide the OBSI through a crucial period of challenging regulatory change both within the existing regulatory framework and the imminent Capital Markets Regulatory Authority the CMRA Sarah P Bradley understands the importance of building an effective Ombudsman for the investment industry to engender confidence and market

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/14177/ (2016-02-14)
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  • OBSI | IIAC
    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 Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives OBSI 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

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/tag/obsi/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog July 24 2015 Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority IIAC Blog William Bill Black 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 closely with the regulatory community and has a strong understanding of public policy The new Chair will provide leadership to an expert board of directors and will ensure the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System CCMRS is operational by the fall of 2016 delivering cost effective regulation to strengthen the competitiveness and integrity of Canada s capital markets improve opportunities for savers and investors

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/bill-black-appointed-chair-of-the-capital-markets-regulatory-authority-iiac-blog/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Board Of Directors | IIAC
    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 Kids to Work Day Compliance and Operations Symposium Small and Independent Dealers Symposium Cybersecurity Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities Hall of Fame Search Tag Archives Board of Directors 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 of Directors

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/tag/board-of-directors/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Ross Sherwood (IIAC Blog) | IIAC
    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 IIAC Blog June 14 2015 Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Ross Sherwood IIAC Blog Stuart Ross Sherwood In Memoriam Stuart Ross Sherwood made an incredible contribution to the local and national investment communities Ross enjoyed an illustrious 44 year career at the investment firm of Odlum Brown Limited which included six years as the firm s President and CEO Other roles he had held include Director of the Canadian Securities Institute and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund Governor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange and Chairman of the Pacific District Investment Dealers Association He also served on numerous boards including the Sauder School of Business at UBC We at the IIAC are deeply saddened by his passing For several years Ross served on the Board of Directors of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada IDA and in 2005 2006 was appointed Chairman of the IDA In February 2006 he accepted the position of inaugural Chair of the IIAC following the IDA split into two separate and independent organizations a self regulatory organization and an industry association Mr Sherwood played a pivotal role during the transition period and in charting a course for the IIAC The strategies championed by Ross laid the groundwork

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/statement-by-ian-russell-on-the-passing-of-ross-sherwood-iiac-blog-2/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Assets of ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached 2.55 trillion US dollars at end of May 2014, according to ETFGI | IIAC
    of May 2014 according to ETFGI ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered US 22 4 billion in net new assets in May which when combined with a small positive market performance in the month pushed assets in the global ETF ETP industry to a new record high of US 2 55 trillion according to preliminary data from ETFGI s May 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report At the end of May the Global ETF ETP industry had 5 283 ETFs ETPs with 10 293 listings from 219 providers listed on 59 exchanges The ETF ETP industry in many countries and regions also hit record highs in assets at the end of May 2014 including in the United States US 1 8 trillion in Europe US 459 billion in Japan US 86 7 billion in Canada US 63 2 billion and in the Middle East and Africa US 41 69 billion In May investors invested net new money in almost equal amounts into equity and fixed income exposures with net new flows going into a broad spectrum of exposures from riskier EM equities to safer government bond products The S P 500 ended May at an all time high 1924 The S P 500 is up 5 year to date while the DJIA is up only 2 US stocks have advanced each month in 2014 except for January During May developed markets gained 2 and emerging markets 4 with Asia showing strong performance up 4 according to Deborah Fuhr Managing Partner at ETFGI In May 2014 ETFs ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US 22 4 billion Fixed income ETFs ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US 11 5 billion followed by equity ETFs ETPs with US 10 3 billion while commodity ETFs ETPs saw net outflows

    Original URL path: http://iiac.ca/assets-of-etfs-and-etps-listed-globally-reached-2-55-trillion-us-dollars-at-end-of-may-2014-according-to-etfgi/ (2016-02-14)
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