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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

Regulation of businesses in Canada through private litigation

Regulation - Court decisions arising from private litigation under the common law (in Quebec, the Civil Code), and statutory remedies that supplement the common law, are an essential and often overlooked component of the regulation of businesses in Canada. [more] Full article

Canadian telecom review calls for deregulation and reliance on market forces

On March 22, 2006, the Telecommunications Policy Review Panel issued a report recommending reliance on market forces and competition policy, instead of regulation, in the telecom sector. [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