Proposed Federal Securities Regulator – Little Help for the Individual Investor

Proposed Federal Securities Regulator - Little Help for the Individual InvestorWorth reading: IndependentInvestor.info‘s Proposed Canadian Securities Act and investor protection: a failing grade. The thoughtful, detailed analysis and judgment of the proposed move by the federal government to create a national securities regulator shows how little improvement there really is likely to be for the individual investor in solving key problems: high fees for mutual funds, costly access to government of Canada securities, lack of fiduciary responsibility by the industry…

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A national regulator? It’s about time.

A national regulator? It's about time.The government is about to unveil plans surrounding a national securities regulator. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is expected to unveil a government plan Wednesday to create a single Canadian securities regulator. Currently, each province and territory runs its own regulator… It’s about freakin’ time. I’ve had my mutual funds license since about 1994/95. And let me tell you, it’s a major pain in the ass when you’re dealing with a…

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