February 14th, 2015

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) Consultation – Key Design Questions

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 (the “Consultation Paper”) regarding the proposal for an Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (“ORPP”). We … Continue reading

February 3rd, 2015

Further Proposed Additions to the Designated Stock Exchange (DSE) List

We are submitting this letter as a follow-up to the letter we received on October 23, 2014 from the Minister’s Office in response to our request of January 10, 2014 to add the BM&F Bovespa Exchange of Brazil, the Korea … Continue reading

January 12th, 2015

PMAC Advocacy Scorecard

Read PMAC’s Advocacy Scorecard as of January 12, 2015.

December 8th, 2014

Consultation on Draft Provincial Capital Markets Act (PCMA) and Capital Markets Stability Act (CMSA)

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the consultations regarding the draft uniform provincial capital markets legislation and complementary federal legislation (respectively, the PCMA … Continue reading

November 19th, 2014

Presentation to Standing Senate Committee on Finance

On November 19, 2014, PMAC made a presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Finance on two issues relating to trusts referenced in Bill C-43: (i) the trust loss restriction rules as they apply to investment funds, including pooled funds; … Continue reading

November 12th, 2014

Amendments to Section 251.2 of the Income Tax Act, Trust Loss Restriction Rules

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is writing in response to the proposed amendments contained in the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Act”) and specifically, the amendments proposed relating to section 251.2 … Continue reading

October 29th, 2014

Proposed Amendments to Certain Regulations Relating to Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the proposed regulatory amendments to the Pensions Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (PBSR), and more specifically, to the … Continue reading

October 6th, 2014

Canada’s Cooperative Capital Markets Regulator (CCMR) Submission to Saskatchewan and New Brunswick

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) fully supports the recent announcement of the governments of Saskatchewan and New Brunswick regarding their participation in the new cooperative capital markets regulatory system in Canada. PMAC has been a strong supporter and … Continue reading

August 15th, 2014

Proposed Amendments to Rule 91-507 Respecting Trade Depositories and Derivatives Data Reporting (the “TR Rule”)

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (“PMAC”), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, welcomes the opportunity to submit the following comments regarding the proposed amendments to Rule 91-507 Respecting Trade Depositories and Derivatives Data Reporting (the “TR Rule”). PMAC … Continue reading

August 6th, 2014

Pre-Budget Consultation 2015 Submission

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada is pleased to submit comments on recommended priorities for the Federal 2015 Budget. We express our support for all of the themes identified for the 2014 pre-budget consultations. The focus of our comments will … Continue reading

June 23rd, 2014

Potential Target Benefit Pension Plan Framework

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to submit comments regarding the Federal government’s consultation on a potential target benefit pension plan framework (the “Consultation Paper” or … Continue reading

June 18th, 2014

Introduction of Proposed Prospectus Exemptions and Proposed Reports of Exempt Distribution in Ontario

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is pleased to have the opportunity to submit comments regarding Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions and Companion Policy 45-106CP Prospectus and … Continue reading