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No advice on mutual fund investing? No trail after June 1, 2022, but challenges ahead

Canada - September 30 2020 On September 17, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released final rule amendments prohibiting the payment of trailing commissions by…

Donna Spagnolo, Jason J. Brooks, Lynn M. McGrade, Michael T. Waters, Rebecca A. Cowdery.

2020 Spotlight on alternative mutual funds - opportunities ahead

Canada - September 10 2020 Alternative investments are in the 2020 spotlight, with investors looking for investment opportunities to weather the market volatility associated…

Carol E. Derk, Roma Lotay, Ronald M. Kosonic.

DSC’s demise—Restricted in Ontario and banned in the rest of Canada as of June 1, 2022

Canada - March 5 2020 A chapter in the Canadian Securities Administrators’ long drawn-out mutual fund “embedded commissions” project ended with the publication on February…

Jason J. Brooks, Rebecca A. Cowdery.

New Compensation Restrictions for a New Decade - CSA Bans with Twists in Ontario

Canada - December 20 2019 Just in time for the holidays, the Canadian Securities Administrators yesterday released CSA Staff Notice 81-332 Next Steps on Proposals to Prohibit…

Donna Spagnolo, John E. Hall, Lynn M. McGrade, Prema K.R. Thiele, Rebecca A. Cowdery.

CSA Regulatory Burden Reduction Proposals for Investment Funds: A solid step in the right direction

Canada - October 11 2019 On September 12, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Notice and Request for Comment Reducing Regulatory Burden for…

Michael Taylor, Rebecca A. Cowdery, Sienne Lau.