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Investment Dealers Association


 

Former member escapes the IDA’s grasp

In its recent decision in Taub v. Investment Dealers Association of Canada, Ontario’s Divisional Court reined in an attempt by the Investment Dealers Association of Canada (now known as the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, or IIROC) to discipline a former investment advisor, despite the fact that he had not been an IDA member for more than a year. [more] Full article

Competition Law Year in Review 2007

Contributors: Michael Osborne , Jennifer Cantwell, Sandra Monardo, Michelle Booth, Sonny Ingram, Hooman Zardarzadeh TOP STORIES Ice storm Ice supplier Arctic Glacier Inc. tried to crush its fledgling competitor, Polar Ice Express Inc. by unlawfully interfering with its economic relations, an Alberta court found... [more] Full article

The Investment Dealers’ Association found not to owe a duty of care to disgruntled investors

Morgis v. Thomson Kernaghan & Co. (2003), 65 O.R. (3d) 321 (C.A.) In a recent decision, Ontario’s highest Court considered whether liability can be imposed on the Investment Dealers Association ... [more] Full article

“Know Your Client Rule” Takes on New Importance

THE RULE When asked to speak on the impact of technological changes taking place in the retail stock market on the "Know Your Client Rule", I was somewhat at a ... [more] Full article