Advocis symposium: The impact of regulation on the future of the financial services industry

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Toronto – On November 26, Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada will host a symposium that will bring together financial services practitioners and industry thought-leaders to discuss the impact of regulation on the future of the financial services industry in Canada.

Speakers at the event include:

  • Donald A. Stewart, CEO, Sun Life Financial Inc. and Chair, Task Force on Financial Literacy, on the importance of financial literacy in Canada;
  • Larry Ritchie, Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor, Transition Office, Canadian Securities Regulator, on moving towards a national securities regulator;
  • The Hon. John Wilkinson, Minister of Revenue, on Ontario�s comprehensive tax package; and,
  • Paul Mahon, President & Chief Operating Officer, Canada, Great-West Life / London Life / Canada Life, on the impact of global trends on Canadian financial service providers.
DATE: November 26, 2009
EVENT: The Future of Financial Services Distribution in Canada
LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Toronto
370 King St. W
Toronto, Ontario
TIME: 8:45 am � 3:45 pm

Further information about Advocis’ symposium, The Future Financial Services Distribution, can be found here.

About Advocis

Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, is the oldest and largest voluntary membership association of financial advisors and planners in Canada. With more than 10,000 advisors and planners in 43 chapters across Canada, Advocis members provide financial advice, product service and employee benefit planning to millions of Canadians in areas including estate and retirement planning, wealth management, risk management and tax planning. For more information about Advocis, visit