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The Voice of Canada’s Investment Funds Industry

Key Issue Files

We compile submissions, letters to the editor, guest columns, media releases, blog posts and speeches on key public policy issues affecting the industry and investors. Select a topic below to learn more, or visit our Policy and Advocacy pages for a full list of industry issues.

Performance Reporting & Cost Disclosure

Performance Reporting & Cost Disclosure

The mutual funds industry supports recent regulatory initiatives that provide investors with important information before and after they purchase their investments.

The Value of Advice

The Value of Advice

Independent research and academic studies confirm the higher levels of wealth achieved by those who use advisors on an ongoing basis.

Mutual Fund Fees

Mutual Fund Fees

Mutual fund fees are more transparent and regulated than those of any other financial product in Canada.

Fiduciary Duty/Best Interest Standard

Fiduciary Duty/Best Interest Standard

What exactly is a fiduciary duty? What do we mean by the term “best interest standard?”

Retirement Security

Retirement Security

Encouraging Canadians to save more for retirement is a key focus of government policy makers.

Taxation

Taxation

IFIC is a resource for tax officials seeking to better understand the impact of specific tax proposals on the funds industry and investors.

Global/US Regulatory

Global/US Regulatory

As the financial services marketplace becomes more global, international standards-setting bodies are attempting to align rules and requirements across nations.

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