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  1. Welcome to CRM2

    In January 2017, clients of Hemisphere Capital Management (HCM) will get their first taste of the Client Relationship Model, Phase 2 (known commonly as CRM2). CRM2 introduces standardized reporting requirements for regulated Canadian financial advisors. Not surprisingly, HCM already meets the bulk of CRM2’s reporting requirements. Although well-intentioned, CRM2 will...
  2. The Decade Of Bubbles

    From a financial perspective, the first decade of the 21st century consisted of a bubble of bubbles. First of these was the technology or dot-com boom that began in the late 1990’s and eventually burst in mid 2000. Responding to this collapse, the U.S. Federal Reserve (the central bank of the United States) aggressively cut short-term...
  3. Investor Protection – Safeguarding Client Assets

    As a result of a number of recent high profile cases uncovered in the U.S. and Canada involving investor fraud and theft of client assets, Hemisphere Capital Management (“Hemisphere”) feels it is important to review our operational protections and regulatory controls that are in place to safeguard your assets.  Continue Reading This Commentary (PDF)