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Threat to Investment Innovation

Rob Carrick writes about how securities regulators must be cautious in how they regulate so that the robo-advisor and on-line investing models are not stifled. He is of the view that the investment industry needs to improve its approach to assessing the risk profile of investors and that guidance to investors on discount brokerages should not be removed. FAIR Canada notes that the OSC’s Investor Advisory Panel has recently released a report with recommendations on improving risk assessments.

February 07, 2017