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Finance gives DB plans a moratorium on solvency payments

Some sponsors are facing financial constraints due to the pandemic's impact on the economy

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 20:38:13 +0000

OSC’s delayed risk assessment survey will move ahead

Plus, the regulator will field a separate survey to assess the impact of Covid-19

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 20:26:25 +0000

The perils of owning U.S. life insurance

These tax-advantaged savings vehicles can result in a tremendous tax headache

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 19:51:29 +0000

Mawer launches EAFE fund focused on large companies

The fund aims to provide diversification without volatility

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 19:20:27 +0000

Why alt managers’ assets are holding up: Fitch report

Despite near-term challenges, alternative investment managers will seize opportunities

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 19:10:47 +0000

Fed’s new lending program goes “far beyond” usual measures

It's designed for medium-sized companies that don't qualify for other aid

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 17:47:34 +0000

Bradley Hicks to head CI’s institutional business

The industry veteran brings Canadian and global experience

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 17:00:35 +0000

More filing relief from Canada’s regulators

The CSA has issued another statement addressing temporary emergency relief

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 16:50:50 +0000

Profit down, credit-loss provisions up for CWB Financial in Q2

ATB Financial also reported lower net income for the 2019-20 fiscal year due to provisions for loan losses

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 15:38:37 +0000

Laurentian Bank’s Q2 profit tumbles

The bank's Q2 profit dropped nearly 80% from a year ago, leading to a dividend cut

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Posted on: Fri, 29 May 2020 15:22:39 +0000