Submissions to government

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

July 30th, 2019

PMAC submission on CSA National Systems Renewal and System Fee

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 National Systems Renewal Program Rule and … Continue reading

May 27th, 2019

PMAC submission on OSC Notice 11-785 Statement of Priorities for Financial Year to End March 31, 2020

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 11-785 Statement of Priorities – Request for Comments Regarding Statement of Priorities … Continue reading

May 15th, 2019

PMAC submission on Communication of Key Audit Matters in the Auditor’s Report

BACKGROUND  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 the proposed revisions to Canadian Audit Standard 700, Forming an Opinion and Reporting … Continue reading

March 1st, 2019

PMAC Submission on OSC Internal Taskforce on Regulatory Burden Reduction

The Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC), through its Industry, Regulation & Tax Committee, is making this submission to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to assist in the formulation of priorities for the OSC’s regulatory burden reduction taskforce. On behalf … Continue reading