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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, Kathryn M. Fuller, Roma Lotay.

Surging to 2021: BLG's 2020 Vision of the Client Focused Reforms

Canada - January 22 2020 Through the Client Focused Reforms set out in the revisions to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant…

Jason J. Brooks, Julie Mansi, Matthew P. Williams, Michael Taylor, Prema K.R. Thiele, Rebecca A. Cowdery, Sarah Gardiner.

OSC’s Regulatory Burden Reduction Proposals - Potential Benefits to Investment Funds and Registrants

Canada - December 2 2019 On November 19, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission released Reducing Regulatory Burden in Ontario’s Capital Markets (the Report). The Report…

Donna Spagnolo, Lynn M. McGrade, Michael Taylor, Rebecca A. Cowdery.

Now the Work Begins — “Client Focused” Registrant Reform Rules Published by Canadian Securities Regulators

Canada - October 22 2019 On October 3, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released final rule amendments intended to better align the interests of registrants…

Jason J. Brooks, Laura Paglia, Matthew P. Williams, Prema K.R. Thiele, Rebecca A. Cowdery.

Canadian Securities Regulators Permit Retail Liquid Alt Funds and Ease (Some) Investment Restrictions for All Public Funds

Canada - December 3 2018 On January 3, 2019, amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds (NI 81-102) and its companion policy, as well as related national…

Carol E. Derk, Donna Spagnolo, Rebecca A. Cowdery, Stephen P. Robertson.