Submissions to government

April 16th, 2018

PMAC Submission on Ontario Consultation on Regulation of Financial Planners

Overview The Portfolio Management Association of Canada[1] (“PMAC“), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the consultation paper on the regulation of financial planners (the Consultation) issued by the Ontario Ministry … Continue reading

April 3rd, 2018

PMAC Submission on BCSC Notice and Request for Comment – Consulting on the Securities Law Framework for Fintech Regulation

GENERAL The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee’s securities sub-committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the Notice and Request for Comment from the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) … Continue reading

January 29th, 2018

PMAC Submission on Reform of Ontario’s Funding Rules for Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Re: Reform of Ontario’s Funding Rules for Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Description of New Funding Rules The Portfolio Management Association of Canada1 (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee’s sub-committee on pensions, is pleased to have the opportunity to … Continue reading

November 21st, 2017

PMAC Response to Canadian Competition Bureau’s draft FinTech Report

OVERVIEW The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the Competition Bureau’s Public Consultation on the draft report of its market study concerning technology-led … Continue reading

September 6th, 2017

PMAC submission on CSA Notice and Request for Comment on Proposed National Instrument 93-101 – Derivatives: Business Conduct and Proposed Companion Policy 93-101CP – Derivatives: Business Conduct

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the Canadian Securities Administrators’ (“CSA”) Notice and Request for Comment – Proposed National Instrument 93-101 – … Continue reading

August 9th, 2017

PMAC submission on IIROC Notice: Proposed Amendments to Client Identification and Verification Requirements

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments IIROC’s Notice on Proposed Amendments to Client Identification and Verification Requirements (the “Proposed Amendments”). Capitalized terms used … Continue reading

July 24th, 2017

PMAC feedback on recent developments and publications by the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments & Ongoing Service Provision to Portfolio Managers by OBSI

OVERVIEW The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“ PMAC“) represents over 240 investment management firms from across Canada that manage total assets in excess of $1.5 trillion, with a mix of both institutional and private client assets. PMAC is very supportive … Continue reading

June 9th, 2017

Canadian Securities Administrators Consultation Paper 81-408 – Consultation on the Option of Discontinuing Embedded Commissions

  The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the Canadian Securities Administrators’ (“CSA”) Consultation Paper 81-408 – Consultation on the Option of Discontinuing … Continue reading

May 25th, 2017

OSC Notice 11-777 Statement of Priorities – Request for Comments Regarding Statement of Priorities for Financial Year to End March 31, 2018

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 OSC Notice 11-777 Statement of Priorities  –  Request for Comments Regarding Statement of Priorities … Continue reading

May 18th, 2017

Final Report of the Expert Committee to Consider Financial Advisory and Financial Planning Policy Alternatives

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada[1] (“PMAC“), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, was pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the Ontario government consultation process regarding Financial Advisory and Financial Planning Policy Alternatives (the “Consultation”) in 2016 … Continue reading

February 15th, 2017

Exchanges’ Request for Comments on Required Insider Reports

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the Request for Comments from TSX Inc. and TSX Venture Exchange Inc. (the “Exchanges”) with respect … Continue reading

December 22nd, 2016

CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Modernization of Investment Fund Product Regulation – Alternative Funds

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the Canadian Securities Administrators’ (“CSA”) Notice and Request for Comment – Modernization of Investment Fund Product … Continue reading