IFB Position Papers

Position Papers


An important part of the work that Independent Financial Brokers does on behalf of its members is in the area of Regulatory Affairs. IFB lobbies the federal and provincial regulators in order to represent the unique viewpoint and business model of the independent broker. Click on the links below to read some of our recent responses to position papers, regulatory initiatives, and legislative changes.

2017

IFB Responds to AMF issues paper on incentives – Oct 2017

IFB Responds to BC Insurance Council Fee Increase – Oct 2017

IFB Responds to the review of the financial sector framework – Sept 2017

IFB Responds to Consultation on Tax Planning Using Private Corporations – Sept 2017

IFB responds to CSA embedded commissions consultation paper

IFB submits brief to Federal Finance Standing Committee studying bank sales practices

IFB comments on OSC draft SOP 2017-2018

IFB Comments on FSCO draft SOP 2017

IFB response to MFDA CE framework

IFB Letter to FCAC

IFB’s Letter to the Saskatchewan Minister of Finance – 2017

IFB Submission to Ontario Pre-Budget Consultation 2017

IFB Responds to MFDA Proposed Amendments to Rule 1.2.5 – Misleading Business Titles Prohibited – Jan 30 2017

2016

IFB response to Deposit Insurance Review Consultation Paper – Nov 30

IFB response to federal Finance review of the financial sector framework. Nov 16

IFB response to CSA Consultation Paper 33-404 – Sept 30 2016

IFB response to CCIR Issues Paper – July 15 2016

IFB Submission to Ontario’s Expert Panel on Financial Planning & Financial Advisory Policy Alternatives – Jun 17 2016

IFB comments on data breach consultation – May 31 2016

IFB comments on FSCO draft SOP 2016 – May 31 2016

IFB comments on OSC Priorities – May 9 2016

IFB response to Modernizing the NB Insurance Licensing Framework – Jan 22 2016

2015

IFB comments on revised CMA consultation draft – Dec 21 2015

IFB response to Expert Advisory Panel – Dec 14 2015

IFB comments on MFDA financial planner rule – Dec 4 2015

IFB response to BC Financial Institutions Act – Sep 15 2015

IFB comments on Voluntary Supplement to CPP – Sep 10 2015

IFB comments on Draft Regulations to PCMLTFA – Sep 2 2015

IFB comments to Expert Advisory Panel re FSCO mandate review – Jun 5 2015

IFB comments on ORPP – Feb 13 2015

2014

IFB comments on CCMRS – Dec 8 2014