Our video called “What You Pay to Buy and Sell” sets out what your registered investment advisor must tell you before a trade. This includes any fees and other charges that you must pay, whether your advisor’s firm will receive a trailing commission, and if any deferred sales charge apply.
The video explains the meaning of the terms trailing commission and deferred sales charge.
Knowing this information will enable you to discuss the costs and benefits of the investment with your advisor and how the investment will help you realize your investment goals.
If you have any questions about the information in your relationship disclosure document, talk to your advisor until you understand the information you have received.
If you have any concerns about a person or company offering an investment opportunity, please contact BCSC Inquiries at 604-899-6854 or 1-800-373-6393 or through e-mail at [email protected]. You can also file a complaint or submit a tip anonymously using BCSC’s online complaint form.
In December 2012, the British Columbia Securities Commission issued two notices of hearing, one liability and sanction decision, one sanction decision and two settlement agreements. The Commission also issued one decision on jurisdiction and an Investor Alert. During December 2012, IIROC released one settlement agreement relating to a BC headquartered corporate registrant. The MFDA […]
As this year’s Fraud Prevention Month winds down, we thought that it would be good to point you to a resource from the Competition Bureau that you can you can use to identify different types of scams throughout the year. The Little Black Book of Scams is a guide that Canadians can use to protect […]