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Happy Holidays from BCSC InvestRight and Parkour Santa

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 12/16/2014 11:35:00 AM | 0 Comment

Happy Holidays from InvestRight, and Parkour Santa... Read more

Category: Misc.,Education

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup - November 2014

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 12/12/2014 3:25:00 PM | 0 Comment

In November, the BC Securities Commission (BCSC) issued one settlement agreement, four enforcement decisions, and one notice of hearing. The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) issued one decision relating to a BC resident. The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization... Read more

Category: Enforcement

CSA's Interactive Fund Facts Tool

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 11/28/2014 1:30:00 PM | 0 Comment

For Financial Literacy Month, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) launched an online Fund Facts tool that takes investors on a guided tour of a sample Fund Facts document. Investors can use this interactive tool to learn to identify a fund’s... Read more

Category: Education,Financial literacy

In Your Community - December 2014

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 11/27/2014 8:45:00 AM | 0 Comment

BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people to protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills so they can become more informed of steps they should take to... Read more

Category: Education,Seminars and outreach

Protect Your Investments: Check Registration

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 11/20/2014 5:05:00 PM | 0 Comment

Before choosing a financial advisor or purchasing an investment, it is important to do a background check. Checking registration helps to protect investors because it confirms if the person or firm you are working with can sell investments or offer... Read more

Category: Education

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup - October 2014

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 11/14/2014 9:40:00 AM | 0 Comment

In October, the BC Securities Commission (BCSC) issued one settlement agreement. The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) issued one decision, and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) issued one penalty decision and accepted one settlement agreement... Read more

Category: Enforcement

BCSC InvestRight renews campaign to fraud-proof BC adults

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 11/6/2014 12:25:00 PM | 0 Comment

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new BeFraudAware campaign with the Fraudster Fighter video and contest. This is the second phase of our long-term social marketing campaign to raise awareness about the warning signs of investment... Read more

Category: Education,Financial literacy

New Video: Titles and Designations

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 10/31/2014 2:20:00 PM | 0 Comment

Last week we blogged about the video Informed Investing: Investment Fees, that we launched on October 9 to supplement the Guide to Investing: How to be an Empowered Investor. This week we are featuring the video Informed Investing: Titles and... Read more

Category: Advisors,Education

In Your Community - November 2014

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 10/31/2014 10:00:00 AM | 0 Comment

BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people to protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills so they can become more informed of steps they should take to... Read more

Category: Education,Seminars and outreach

New Video: Understanding Investment Fees

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 10/24/2014 2:55:00 PM | 0 Comment

On October 9, BCSC InvestRight announced the launch of a new investor education video that supplements the Guide to Investing: How to be an Empowered Investor. The video, Informed Investing: Investment Fees, provides background information on investment fees and how... Read more

Category: Advisors,Education

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup - September 2014

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 10/16/2014 11:10:00 AM | 0 Comment

In September, the BC Securities Commission (BCSC) issued four enforcement decisions and one settlement agreement. The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) did not release any decisions or settlement agreements... Read more

Category: Education,Enforcement

BCSC InvestRight launches two new videos for Investor Education Month

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 10/9/2014 11:35:00 AM | 0 Comment

October is Investor Education Month and the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is proud to announce the launch of two new investor education videos that supplement the Guide to Investing: How to be an Empowered Investor... Read more

Category: Education,Financial literacy

In Your Community - October 2014

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 9/30/2014 12:00:00 PM | 0 Comment

BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people to protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills so they can become more informed of steps they should take to... Read more

Category: Education,Seminars and outreach

Four New Additions to BCSC's Investment Caution List

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 9/25/2014 1:35:00 PM | 0 Comment

The BC Securities Commission (BCSC) continues to proactively help protect British Columbia investors by publishing an Investment Caution List. In this blog post, we highlight some of the entities that came to our Enforcement Division’s attention over the past few... Read more

Category: Scams,Enforcement

Focus on Seniors Forum in Surrey

Posted by eaddleman@bcsc.bc.ca at 9/19/2014 9:20:00 AM | 0 Comment

On Saturday, September 13, BCSC InvestRight took part in the Focus on Seniors Forum at the City of Surrey Seniors Centre, hosted for the Punjabi community. The goal of the forum was to address the important issues of elder abuse... Read more

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