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2021 PMAC Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism Winners Announced

June 7th, 2021

Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) Announces Winners of 2021 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN INVESTMENT JOURNALISM   TORONTO, ON, June 2, 2021 – On the strength of hard-hitting stories ranging from COVID-19’s singular impact on markets, to moving forward in … Continue reading

PMAC Applauds OSC Decision to Ban Deferred Sales Charges on Funds

May 7th, 2021

“We believe that Canadians in every province should be afforded the same opportunities and the same protections” (TORONTO, May 7, 2021) – Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) applauds the Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC) decision today to join the other … Continue reading

National Securities Regulator is Critical to Canada’s Post-Pandemic Economic Revival

April 1st, 2021

Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is extremely disappointed by pause in national securities regulatory project (TORONTO, April 1, 2021) – PMAC is expressing disappointment at the announcement today by the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization (CMAIO) to pause its operations. … Continue reading

PMAC Commends the CMMT’s Final Report: Association points to clear priority on strengthened governance and reduction of regulatory burden

January 25th, 2021

On Friday, January 22, the Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce (Taskforce) released its Final Report with 74 recommendations to strengthen and modernize Ontario’s Capital markets regulatory framework. PMAC is pleased to see that the Taskforce has been responsive to stakeholder … Continue reading

PMAC Letter: Fundamental changes to regulatory landscape in the air

September 3rd, 2020

The interests of portfolio managers’ clients are better protected under the current system of regulatory oversight, argues PMAC president Katie Walmsley Various industry bodies, self-regulatory organizations (SROs) and other groups have recently issued reports and proposals focusing on improving regulatory … Continue reading

PMAC welcomes announcement about client relationship managers from the CSA

June 10th, 2020

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) publish welcome changes allowing for the registration of Advising Representatives as Client Relationship Management specialists Today the CSA announced that they will allow firms to register Advising Representatives (ARs) as Client Relationship Management (CRM) specialists without … Continue reading