Archive: Nov 2015

RDBA provides compliance standards for Canadian deposit brokers

20th Nov 2015

IFB Staff

RDBA provides compliance standards for Canadian deposit brokers

The Registered Deposit Brokers Association (RDBA) has noticed in recent weeks there has been media attention and other communication regarding a suite of compliance products offered through Advocis. In these articles, they have been positioned as “the sole distributor of the Deposit Broker Anti-Money Laundering E-Learning course (AML) and the Deposit Broker Annual Compliance Attestation (ACA).” The Board of the RDBA wishes to make it clear that Advocis is the distributor of products, developed by a third party, for-profit enterprise, that are essentially competing with the solutions offered for many years by the RDBA to its members. The RDBA does not endorse these products offered by Advocis, and any inference or interpretation that these products are the only solutions for […]

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IFB and CDPSF form new strategic partnership

19th Nov 2015

IFB Staff

IFB and CDPSF form new strategic partnership

Independent Financial Brokers of Canada (IFB) is pleased to announce the forging of a new partnership with the Conseil des professionnels en services financiers (the Conseil) that will initiate a coordinated effort to provide training for financial services professionals. The new alliance will give IFB a chance to expand its reach as a professional association to more advisors in the province of Quebec. IFB’s existing, cross-Canada membership base and experience offering continuing education to advisors will bolster the Conseil’s ability to offer high quality training services to Quebec’s English-speaking markets. “Our organization has been fighting for thirty years for the rights of independent financial professionals in Canada, but we have not yet achieved the same stature in Quebec that we […]

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