Submissions to government

May 1st, 2020

PMAC Submission to Department of Finance Canada – Challenges Posed by COVID-19 to Federally-regulated Pension Plans

Background The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) wrote to comment on an issue of impact to member firms and intensified by market conditions arising from by the COVID-19 pandemic. PMAC represents over 280 asset management firms, collectively managing over … Continue reading

March 5th, 2020

PMAC Submission on CSA Consultation Paper 51-405 – Consideration of an Access Equals Delivery Model for Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers

Background The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) was pleased to have the opportunity to submit the following comments regarding CSA Consultation Paper 51-405 – Consideration of an Access Equals Delivery Model for Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers (the Consultation). PMAC … Continue reading

February 27th, 2020

PMAC Submission on Manitoba Bill 8 – The Pension Benefits Amendment Act

Overview The pension committee of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is pleased to have the opportunity to provide member feedback in respect of Bill 8 – the Pension Benefits Amendment Act (Bill 8). PMAC is pleased to see … Continue reading

February 19th, 2020

Submission on Department of Finance Pre-budget Consultations

Overview The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, provided comments to the Department of Finance Canada (Finance) regarding Pre-budget Consultations 2020 (the Consultation). PMAC represents 280 investment management firms that collectively manage over … Continue reading

December 11th, 2019

PMAC submission on Reducing Regulatory Burden for Investment Fund Issuers – Phase 2, Stage 1

Overview The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is pleased to have the opportunity to submit the following comments regarding CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Reducing Regulatory Burden for Investment Fund Issuers – Phase 2, Stage 1 (the … Continue reading

December 4th, 2019

PMAC submission on CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 51-102

Overview The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to submit the following comments regarding CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 51-102 … Continue reading

November 28th, 2019

PMAC submission on Support for the creation of the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (the Cooperative System)

OVERVIEW The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) wrote the Governments of Ontario and British Columbia to voice our support of their participation in the creation of the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (the Cooperative System). PMAC represents over 275 … Continue reading

September 18th, 2019

PMAC submission on Discussion paper: “Strengthening Privacy for the Digital Age”

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is pleased to have the opportunity to submit the following comments regarding the Government of Canada’s proposals via the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to amend the Personal Information Protection and … Continue reading

September 9th, 2019

PMAC submission on Consultation on the regulation of financial planners and financial advisors

Overview The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the consultation with respect to the regulation of financial planners and financial advisors issued by the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan … Continue reading

August 29th, 2019

PMAC Submission on A Review of the Solvency Funding Framework under the Pensions Benefits Standards Act: A Consultation Paper

Background The Portfolio Management Association of Canada[1] (PMAC) is pleased to have the opportunity to provide feedback on the Ministry of Finance’s (Ministry) consultation with respect to “A Review of the Solvency Funding Framework under the Pensions Benefits Standards Act: … Continue reading

August 1st, 2019

PMAC submission on OPC Consultation on Transborder Dataflows

PMAC’s mission statement is “advancing standards” and we are consistently supportive of measures that improve standards for the benefit of investors (the clients of asset managers). PMAC and its members care deeply about the protection and proper use of investors’ … Continue reading

July 31st, 2019

PMAC submission on MFDA Consultation on Limited Discretionary Trading

PMAC supports regulatory flexibility and burden reduction that enables improved service, innovation, or a reduction in costs borne by investors. We understand that the MFDA is seeking to permit its Members to rebalance model portfolios in a time and cost-effective … Continue reading