Mutual-fund regulators push for more fee transparency
05 Jun

Mutual-fund regulators push for more fee transparency

Canada’s mutual-fund regulator is looking to further expand the way investment fees are reported to investors to include ongoing costs – such as management expense ratios – in annual reports. On Thursday, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) released a discussion paper asking for industry feedback on how to improve the transparency around…

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Taxation of private corporations
09 May

Taxation of private corporations

The federal budget provided more details on the proposed private corporation tax changes. Budget 2018 includes the promised details on the government’s plans to limit the deferral advantages from holding passive savings in a corporation, but takes a substantially different approach than previously announced. The government’s three key principles in designing these rules are to: protect…

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White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive
07 May

White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive

WASHINGTON — The trade clash between U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s government is escalating, with Beijing pledging to “counterattack with great strength” if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional US$100 billion in Chinese goods. Trump made his out-of-the-blue move when China threatened to retaliate for the first round of…

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