2012 Media Coverage

December 20, 2012 Investment Executive – FAIR Canada releases investor protection wish list
December 10, 2012 Financial Post – Doing the Math
December 7, 2012 The Windsor Star – Stock fraudster living good life in Michigan
December 3, 2012 Yahoo – OSC raps ‘gatekeeper’ Ernst & Young in Sino-Forest case
December 2, 2012 Macleans.ca – How Alberta became a wild west for small investors
November 26, 2012 Investment Executive – FAIR Canada announces governance changes (same article in MarketWatch, and Advisor.ca)
November, 2012 Investment Executive – Is the voice of investors weakening?
November 14, 2012 Investment Executive – FAIR Canada supports OBSI “name and shame” action
November 14, 2012 Financial Post – Don’t do business with firms ‘named and shamed’ by OBSI: FAIR
November, 2012 Investment Executive – IIROC takes on U.S. brokers
November, 2012 Investment Executive – Leveraged investing poses big risks
October 30, 2012 The Globe and Mail – OSC targets corporate ‘gatekeepers’
October 25, 2012 Financial Post – Canadian regulators weighing higher standards for financial advisors
October 23, 2012 Investment Executive – Investors hurt by high fund fees: analyst
October 23, 2012 Investment Executive – Regulators zero in on leveraging strategies
October 20, 2012 The Vancouver Sun – White-collar criminals get break from B.C. Supreme Court ruling
October 19, 2012 PressDisplay – FAIR Canada urges greater consumer protection
October 18, 2012 Ottawa Citizen – Borrowing to invest rules face scrutiny
October 18, 2012 Financial Post – Leveraging risks ‘significant losses’ for most
October 9, 2012 Investment Executive – IIROC announces MRAC members
October 4, 2012 Financial Post – New rules on director elections coming soon for TSX-listed firms
October, 2012 Investment Executive – Fund firms challenge amendments
September, 2012 OBSI The Bottom Line – Consumer rules decried as anti-consumer
September 6, 2012 The Globe and Mail – Laurentian to pay fine over sale of leveraged ETFs
August 24, 2012 The Globe and Mail – Canada’s banks want to tame watchdog’s bite
August 19, 2012 The Globe and Mail – When ‘sophisticated investors’ aren’t really that sophisticated
July 31, 2012 The Globe and Mail – Growing ‘exempt market’ draws scrutiny of securities regulators
July 23, 2012 Maclean’s – Inside Job
July, 2012 Canadian Lawyer Magazine – A lack of substance
July 18, 2012 Investment Executive – Legislators must force cultural change in financial services, says UK advocacy group
July 14, 2012 Winnipeg Free Press – An education in group RESPs
July 13, 2012 Maclean’s – When banks are too big to behave
July 9, 2012 Investment Executive – New banking complaints oversight rules draw criticism
July 7, 2012 Financial Post – Ottawa lays out new rules for bank complaints
July 4, 2012 Investment Executive – More funding for FAIR Canada
July 3, 2012 Yahoo Finance – Ontario Securities Commission Provides Funding to the Canadian Foundation for the Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada)
June 27, 2012

Investment Executive – Should Canada have a single national securities regulator?

June 27, 2012

CBC News – Securities regulator fails to collect majority of fines

June 27, 2012 CBC News – Securities regulators’ fines called ‘a farce’
June 14, 2012 Financial Post – Inching toward improved fee, performance disclosure
June 11, 2012 BNN – Executive Compensation and Say on Pay
June 8, 2012 BNN – Is ‘say on pay’ the solution?
June 8, 2012 Investment Executive – FSCO urged to protect consumers, improve accountability
May, 2012

Investment Executive – Leverage class action certified

May 31, 2012 Financial Post – Investor group critical of ‘unfair’ access to company documents
May 23, 2012 The Star – Facebook IPO: Another day, another lawsuit
May 18, 2012

Investment Executive – FAIR calls for consolidated registration database

May 18, 2012 The Star – Why exempt markets rules are deeply flawed (hint: First Leaside)
May 8, 2012 The Ombuds Blog – FAIR Canada Endorses IOA Standards
April, 2012 Canadian Lawyer Magazine – Regulator at a crossroads
April 30, 2012

Investment Executive – Investor protection office fails to launch

April 30, 2012

Investment Executive – Canada needs to live up to international standards for banking complaints

April 13, 2012 The Globe and Mail – An ‘accredited’ investor is not necessarily a savvy one
April 1, 2012 The Province – Canada lags on fee-transparency issue
March 30, 2012 Business Recorder – Can Canada back up tough talk on securities crimes?
March 28, 2012 Money Marketing – EU looks to boost consumer protection on PRIPs
March 28, 2012 Financial Post – The long, winding road to advisor reform
March 27, 2012 Investment Executive – Reforms needed to ensure the quality of investment advice: report
March 27, 2012

Investment Executive – Ontario to boost OSC enforcement

March 26, 2012 Reuters Canada – Analysis: Can Canada back up tough talk on securities crimes?
March 26, 2012 Financial Post – Financial advisors face stricter disclosure rules
March 20, 2012 Investment Executive – Investor protection should include fraud and insolvency coverage: FAIR Canada
March 20, 2012 Reuters Africa – OSC’s post-Sino review faults listing process
March 20, 2012 Toronto Star – OSC spots concerns with oversight of emerging market firms – like almost everything
March 15, 2012 Winnipeg Free Press – Too good to be true
March 2, 2012 Investment Executive – Opposing views on exempt market reform
February 27, 2012 CBC News – Why your portfolio may not be as healthy as you think
February 29, 2012 Reuters Canada – Canada’s OSC promises change, gives few details
February 22, 2012 Investment Executive – Under Review – Dealers of group resps say they are facing some “unprecedented” requirements as part of the regulatory overhaul of this sector
February 17, 2012 The Globe and Mail – The flaws in Canada’s financial adviser system
February 7, 2012 Investment Executive – Will FAIR Canada still get funding?
January 31, 2012 The Globe and Mail – Just say no to OSC’s no-contest settlements
January 25, 2012 The Globe and Mail – Leveraging: Where math and emotion are a bad mix
January 18, 2012 Financial Post – OSC enforcement leaves money on the table
January 15, 2012 Investment News – Canada Supreme Court nixes securities regulator

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