Submissions archive

August 13, 2008

2008 Pre-Budget Submission Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

The focus of this brief will be on the third and equally important and somewhat related issue –  Recommending changes to the “150 Unit Holder Rule” in the Income Tax Act, which currently serves as a threshold for trusts to qualify … Continue reading

July 29, 2008

Staff Notice 33-729 Marketing Practices

ICAC would like to state up front that it fully endorses the initiative taken by the OSC to publish guidance relating to best practices pertaining to marketing materials to the registrant community to ensure that they comply with their obligation to deal fairly, … Continue reading

July 13, 2008

Submission to Expert Panel on Securities Regulation

We wish to emphasize that the key  issues underpinning our strongly held continuing position on requiring a single regulator remain the primary weaknesses in the current structure,  namely market inefficiencies, market protection and enforcement and global competitiveness. Read submission

May 29, 2008

Comment Letter NI 31-103, 31-103CP and Amendments

The Investment Counsel Association of Canada (“ICAC”), through its Industry, Regulation and Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to submit the following comments regarding NI 31-103, NI31-103CP and the proposed consequential amendments to other National Instruments on behalf of its members. … Continue reading

May 13, 2008

Comment Letter to Ontario Finance

The Investment Counsel Association of Canada (“ICAC”) is pleased to be given the opportunity to submit the following comments in response to the Ontario Ministry of Finance’s Consultation Draft of Proposed Amendments to the Securities Act. Read letter

April 8, 2008

Response to CSA Notice of NI 23-102

Response to Canadian Securities Administrators’ (CSA’s) Notice of Proposed National Instrument 23-102 – Use of Client Brokerage Commissions as Payment for Order Execution Services or Research Services (“NI23-102”) and Companion Policy 23-102CP. Read response

April 2, 2008

Department of Finance Letter re: Non-Resident Trust

Thank you for your correspondence on behalf of the Investment Counsel Association of Canada (ICAC) dated January 22, 2008 and concerning Bill C-10. Read letter