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Toronto, March 14, 2018 – PortfolioAid is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its 2017 Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II audit.
Toronto, March 3, 2017 – Portfolio Aid Inc. welcomes its newest client of PortfolioAid360° and Point Of Sale 360°, Echelon Wealth Partners.
Toronto, June 14, 2016 – PortfolioAid participated in this year’s conference on cybersecurity, hosted by the Investment Industry Association of Canada.
Toronto, April 17, 2016 – A team of energetic staff from PortfolioAid took up the challenge of the 1,776 stairs within Toronto’s CN Tower and raising more than $3,000 for a great cause.
Toronto, March 9, 2016 – PortfolioAid once again sponsored the IIAC Compliance and Operations Symposium, held today at St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre.
Toronto, November 16, 2015 – PortfolioAid is pleased to announce that we are once again the platinum sponsor for this year’s compliance conference of the IIROC Compliance and Legal Section’s Education Sub-Committee, happening in Toronto on December 1.
November 16, 2015 – Toronto. As part of our commitment to the society and environment in which we thrive, PortfolioAid has teamed up with Bullfrog Power to displace 100% of our carbon energy footprint and become a proud supporter of clean and renewable energy.
Toronto, November 4, 2015 – PortfolioAid participated in the national “Bring Our Kids to Work” day program on November 4. We were lucky to have four grade nine students in the program this year.
Toronto, September 7, 2015 – PortfolioAid is pleased to submit comments to IIROC in response to Notice 15-0145 Request for Comments on Strategic Issues.
Toronto, August 12, 2015 – Being part of an industry with a large emphasis on reporting, PortfolioAid takes pride in providing products that automate work which previously resulted in the printing of a substantial amount of paper. Our strict use of virtualization server technologies also minimizes excessive deployment of equipment that is ecologically harmful to produce and destroy.
Toronto, June 9, 2015 – Recognizing that it has an obligation to the business, social, and ecological environment in which it thrives, PortfolioAid is announcing the formation of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.
Toronto, February 18, 2015 – Portfolio Aid Inc. is pleased to announce its annual User Group conference.
Toronto, January 21, 2015 – PortfolioAid will be the cocktail sponsor at the IIAC 2015 Compliance and Operations Symposium.
Toronto, November 21, 2014 – PortfolioAid’s journey of continuous improvement has led to a permanent home for the daily scrum sessions.
Toronto, October 27, 2014 – PortfolioAid is pleased to announce that the company is the platinum sponsor for this year’s compliance conference of the IIROC Compliance and Legal Section’s Education Sub-Committee, happening in Toronto on December 2.
Toronto, September 26, 2014 – A new vulnerability in the UNIX/Linux bash shell called “Shellshock” has been announced. PortfolioAid responded immediately to this risk.
Toronto, September 8, 2014 – PortfolioAid is pleased to announce that its enterprise financial compliance software, PortfolioAid360°, is now available to Canada’s small dealers and their investment advisors at a price that reflects the size of their business. PortfolioAid360° Small Dealer Edition allows small dealers to perform their compliance duties with the same rigor as larger dealers.
Toronto, April 25, 2014 – PortfolioAid marked Earth Day 2014 with a commitment to environmental responsibility by disposing of significant electronic waste (“eWaste”) in a responsible and eco-conscious fashion. The company’s eWaste consisted of defunct and obsolete server hardware, workstations, and peripherals, as well as personal systems contributed by staff.
Toronto, April 16, 2014 – Portfolio Aid Inc., Canada’s market leader in trade surveillance and compliance automation solutions, hosted its largest yet user group conference. This year’s conference was built around a theme of ‘compliance acrobatics’.
Toronto, April 11, 2014 – Following the release of the so-called Heartbleed advisory on Monday, PortfolioAid immediately performed an assessment of all production hosted environments, its website, and utilities systems such as secure file transfer servers. We determined conclusively that no systems are impacted by the Heartbleed bug, since none use an OpenSSL package affected by this vulnerability.
Toronto, April 5, 2014 – The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has introduced rules notice 14-0012 on outsourcing arrangements for implementation by April 14, 2014. This rules notice instructs member firms in addressing risk when outsourcing business functions.
Toronto, February 24, 2014 – Portfolio Aid Inc. has responded to CSA to Notice 81-324 from the Canadian Securities Administrator, on mutual fund risk classification methodology.
Toronto, December 31, 2013 – Portfolio Aid Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of its annual audit report for immediate release to all clients.
Toronto, October 1, 2013 – Portfolio Aid Inc., Canada’s market leader in portfolio suitability and compliance automation solutions, is pleased to announce a major rebranding, including a new corporate identity, a renaming of its application suite, and a refreshed website.
Toronto, Sept 12, 2013 – MFDA announced additional clarification regarding amendments to MFDA By-law No. 1, Rule 2.5.5 (Branch Manager) and Policy No. 2 Minimum Standards for Account Supervision regarding remote branch supervision.
Toronto, July 15, 2013 – Portfolio Aid Inc. is pleased to announce new functionality added to its flagship solution, PortfolioAid360°, enabling its clients to conduct client level suitability assessments.
Toronto, June 03, 2013 – Portfolio Aid Inc. announces its participation in a panel discussing industry regulatory developments at the invitation of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC). The panel, part of a seminar titled “Enhance Your Knowledge of Enhanced Suitability” covered the state of IIROC dealer member readiness for enhanced CRM suitability.
Toronto, April 17, 2013 – Portfolio Aid Inc., Canada’s market leader in trade surveillance and compliance automation solutions, is pleased to announce a fruitful 2013 PortfolioAid Client Conference. This year’s conference was built around a theme of ‘fitness’.
Toronto, February 8, 2013 – Portfolio Aid Inc. is pleased to announce AdvisorRisk, a second module in its suite of automated compliance tools for Canadian retail brokerage and mutual fund dealers. AdvisorRisk enables compliance management to quantitatively measure “risk at an advisor level” and the underlying causes of that risk using a comprehensive list of factors.
Toronto, December 9, 2012 – Portfolio Aid Inc. is pleased to announce a clean third-party audit report for immediate release to all clients. As a provider of a critical outsourced compliance function to the Canadian financial industry, PortfolioAid has committed to a process of annual third party audits. These cover its software delivery life cycle, cloud technologies security practices, change management, and business continuity.
Toronto, November 8, 2012 – PortfolioAid Inc. is pleased to announce BranchRisk, a new module in its suite of automated compliance tools for Canadian retail brokerage and mutual fund dealers. BranchRisk enables compliance management and internal branch auditors to quantitatively measure “risk at a branch level” and the underlying causes of that risk using a comprehensive list of branch risk factors.
Toronto, June 21, 2012 – PortfolioAid Inc., Canada’s market leader in trade surveillance and compliance automation solutions, announces an upgrade of its flagship product, Retail Compliance Server, that meets the new Client Relationship Model suitability guidance in IIROC rules 1300 and 3500.
Toronto, May 3, 2012 – PortfolioAid Inc., Canada’s market leader in trade surveillance and compliance automation solutions, announces the formation of a regulatory steering committee to develop a unified strategy on regulatory compliance mandates.
Toronto, March 5, 2012 – PortfolioAid Inc., Canada’s market leader in trade surveillance and compliance automation solutions, announces its Retail Compliance Server user group conference, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Toronto on Wednesday May 2, 2012.
Toronto, December 9, 2011 – PortfolioAid Inc., Canada’s market leader in trade surveillance and compliance automation solutions, announces the successful completion of its first third party assurance audit. The audit has resulted in a satisfactory CICA Section 5970 opinion on the policies, procedures, and controls in place for PortfolioAid’s hosted application environment.
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