Submissions to government

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

October 5th, 2016

Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 31-103 – Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations, the Companion Policy to NI 31-103, National Instrument 33-109 – Registration Information and Related Forms

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”) Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 31-103 – Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations, … Continue reading

September 29th, 2016

Review of Ontario’s Solvency Funding Framework for Defined Benefit Pension Plans

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC“), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the Ministry of Finance’s review of Ontario’s solvency funding framework for defined benefit pension plans (the “Consultation”). … Continue reading

September 27th, 2016

Canadian Securities Administrators Consultation Paper 33-404 – Proposals To Enhance the Obligations of Advisers, Dealers, and Representatives Toward Their Clients

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 33-404 – Proposals To Enhance the Obligations of Advisers, Dealers, and Representatives … Continue reading

September 16th, 2016

Pension Plan Investment in Canada: The 30 Per Cent Rule

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is writing to express our views on the ongoing usefulness of the 30 per cent rule and considerations relating to its elimination pursuant to the Federal government’s consultation on … Continue reading

August 18th, 2016

Draft Regulations under the Pooled Registered Pensions Plans Act 2015

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC“), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the consultation process regarding the draft regulations (the “Regulations”) under the Ontario Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2015 (the … Continue reading

July 15th, 2016

Legislative Proposals Relating to the Implementation of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (“OECD”) Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”)

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC“), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the Department of Finance (Canada) consultation on legislative proposals relating to the implementation of the OECD CRS (the “Proposed Legislation”). … Continue reading

July 6th, 2016

Comments on the Revised Consultation Draft of the Capital Markets Stability Act

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to provide comments on the revised consultation draft of the Capital Markets Stability Act (the “CMSA”). As background, PMAC represents investment management … Continue reading