PMAC Summary – CSA/CIRO Staff Notice 31-363 Client Focused Reforms: Review of Registrants’ Conflicts of Interest Practices and Additional Guidance

August 10th, 2023

Findings from the CSA and CIRO (IIROC and MFDA) (collectively, the Regulators) Conflict of Interest sweeps (Staff Notice) were released on August 3, 2023. The Regulators conducted reviews of 172 firms; 50% are registered as portfolio managers (most of these … Continue reading

OSC Compliance & Registrant Regulation Branch 2023

August 9th, 2023

Summary Report for Dealers, Advisers and Investment Fund Managers (Staff Notice 33-755) The OSC’s annual Compliance and Registrant Regulation (CRR) branch Summary Report for Dealers, Advisers and Investment Fund Managers (the Report) was published on July 27, 2023. This PMAC … Continue reading

2023 PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism Winners Announced

June 9th, 2023

Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) Announces Winners of 2023 PMAC AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN INVESTMENT JOURNALISM TORONTO, ON, June 8, 2023 – The 2023 PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism winners once again illuminate the insight and value … Continue reading

BCSC Releases 2022 Report Card

May 31st, 2023

WHY YOU’LL WANT TO READ IT Despite its name, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC)’s 2022 Report Card (the Report Card) is a critical source of compliance information for firms registered in any CSA jurisdiction, and is relevant for 2023 … Continue reading

Final Amendments Announced to Total Cost Reporting for Investment Funds and Insurance Segregated Funds

April 20th, 2023

On April 20, 2023, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released final amendments to National Instrument 31-103 – Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations (NI 31-103) and its Companion Policy (CP) regarding TCR for investment funds and segregated funds (collectively, TCR). … Continue reading

Appel aux candidatures jusqu’au 15 avril 2023

March 13th, 2023

APPEL AUX CANDIDATURES JUSQU’AU 15 AVRIL 2023 Presse écrite et électronique ainsi que médias audiovisuels invités à soumettre leur contenu exclusif de grande qualité dans le domaine des placements à vocation didactique pour le grand public Nouvelle catégorie de prix … Continue reading