Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Apr 5 2010 | 12:24pm ET
A Canadian regulator has fined 11 men it says illegally sold products linked to hedge fund Norshield Asset Management, which collapsed five years ago.
Québec’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers last week filed civil charges against the “smaller people” involved in the Norshield scandal, which cost investors some C$159 million. Last month, regulators in Ontario ruled that three top Norshield executives “failed to deal fairly, honestly and in good faith with investors.”
Those charged in Québec played a much more modest role, but spokesman Sylvain Théberge told the Financial Post that it was “important for us to send a strong message that even [these lesser people] need to be condemned.”
The Autorité imposed fines totaling C$976,000 against the 11 men. The allegations could also lead to criminal charges, Théberge said.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…