Posted on Friday, October 22, 2021 10:38 AM
How OBSI fees are determined
Participating firm fees are set annually by the OBSI Board of Directors in accordance with our corporate Bylaw. As a not-for-profit organization, participating firm fees fund all our operations and are set on a cost-recovery basis.
Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:30 PM
Toronto, September 23, 2021 – OBSI’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen Jensen to the board effective immediately. Ms. Jensen has also been selected to be nominated as the next Chair of OBSI’s Board of Directors at the next Annual General Meeting of the organization to be held in March 2022. Ms. Jensen will succeed Jim Emmerton, whose term as Chair will be coming to an end following 12 years of service.
Ms. Jensen has been a leader in the investment industry...
Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 03:30 PM
While final fees will not be determined until approved by our board in late September and will not be invoiced until November 1, the purpose of this bulletin is to assist firms in their annual planning by sharing the likely direction of OBSI fees for 2022.
2020 and 2021 have been exceptional years for many reasons. From OBSI’s perspective, one of the biggest impacts of the pandemic has been a significant and ongoing increase in consumer and investor complaints. Complaint volumes in late 2020 and throughout...
Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 11:15 AM
Last updated: Monday May 10, 2021
Deferred sales charges (DSCs) are fees that mutual fund investors pay to the mutual fund company if they sell the mutual fund within a certain time after purchasing it. All mutual funds have fees and there are many ways that these fees can be structured. Not all mutual funds have DSCs, but many do. The amount the investor must pay when they sell a mutual fund with DSCs declines over time and typically reaches zero after five to seven years. This is an example of...