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

TORONTO, Nov. 20 /CNW/ - 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
    

Please contact Ann Walker at awalker@advocis.ca or Brett McDermott at bmcdermott@advocis.ca, if you plan to attend this event.

Further information about Advocis' symposium, The Future Financial Services Distribution, can be found at http://www.advocis.ca/.

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 a number of areas including estate and retirement planning, wealth management, risk management and tax planning. For more information about Advocis, visit www.advocis.ca.

SOURCE Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada

For further information: For further information: Ann Walker at awalker@advocis.ca or Brett McDermott at bmcdermott@advocis.ca


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