Wednesday, November 3, is national Take Our Kids to Work™ Day where grade 9 students get an early glimpse into the world of work.
The IIAC will be hosting a virtual workshop for grade 9 students related to an employee of an IIAC member firm. Two interactive sessions will be offered, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, focussed on Canada’s capital markets and the securities industry, and related career opportunities. Both sessions are identical.
Interactive contest and prizes!
Space is limited to maximize online interaction. Microsoft Teams virtual events platform.
Canadian and international experts will be on hand to share their insights on issuance and investment opportunities in the ESG, green bond, and transition bond markets. Topics to be discussed will include taxonomy developments, the ongoing improvement of standards and guidelines, domestic and global issuance highlights, and recent Canadian-centric developments in this space.
Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, we are pleased to offer complimentary registration.
IIAC CYBER EDUCATION SERIES – PENETRATION TESTING, FEATURING DIGITAL BOUNDARY GROUP
November 24, 2021
Cyber awareness and robust system development have been on the top of many firms’ priority list in recent years. Despite the increased investment in IT protection, cybercrime persists at a high cost to organizations and their clients.
Penetration testing is an important tools that can assist firms in leveraging their existing cybersecurity investments. This form of testing, undertaken by third parties, can identify gaps in technology, processes and human behavior that can allow cybercriminals to breach even the most sophisticated cyber protection systems. Penetration testing is also an important element in meeting regulatory requirements relating to maintaining the integrity of IT and privacy systems.
The IIAC invites you to a webinar on penetration testing featuring Tyson Rauch, Manager of External Penetration Testing, Digital Boundary Group, and Paul Stapleton, Chief Technology Officer, Fidelity Clearing Canada. The presenters will address question such as:
IIAC WEBINAR: KNOW-YOUR-CLIENT (KYC): EVOLVING THE RISK DISCUSSION
December 2, 2021
Regulators are spotlighting elements of Know-Your-Client (KYC) in the Client-Focused Reforms (CFR). While risk tolerance and risk capacity are not new concepts, they do raise a number of interesting questions when determining a client’s risk profile.
The IIAC invites you to join us for a webinar featuring:
Shawn Brayman, Director of Financial Planning Methodology, Morningstar;
Greg Davies, Head of Behavioural Finance, Oxford Risk;
Sean McGratten, Senior Director, Regulatory Management & Governance, RBC Wealth Management; and
Martin Springall, Manager, Policy and Governance, Raymond James, Ltd.
The panelists will address the impact of rule changes, how discussions with clients are evolving, and various ways firms and advisors can assess risk profiles, including:
Should firms rely on questionnaires? How can we assess their efficacy?
What role should the professional judgment of the advisor have in this process?
How can advisors incorporate information (or lack thereof) from outside holdings into their assessment?
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