Month: February 2022

Bulletin | Hello February! Why So Short? Edition | February 2022

In this bulletin: Everything’s Derivative: Canadian Securities Regulators Adopt Amendments to Derivatives Clearing Rules Now You See Me: New Ownership Transparency Requirements for Private Ontario Corporations Not Just a Status Update: New AML Requirements Applicable...

FAQ Corner: Does Investing Clients’ Assets Into Crypto Require a Portfolio Manager (PM) to First Update its Business Plan with the Ontario Securities Commission (the OSC)?

Answer: This question arises because OSC Staff have stated their position that a registered firm that plans to establish, manage, advise and/or trade in securities of investment funds with portfolios of cryptocurrencies or cryptocurrency assets are required to report...

BLG’s Resource Corner

Our colleagues at BLG have written the following articles we thought might interest our readers: Reduced Regulatory Burden For Investment Funds and Managers-Progress for 2022 Obligations of Financial Services Providers and Payment Services Providers Under the...

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

We would like to congratulate our very own Kim Poster on the achievement of being included in the 2022 Edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for the practice area of Investment Funds. February 28, 2022

Osgoode Professional Development

On February 16, Stacey Long and Richard Roskies served as expert instructors on Registration and Investment Fund Considerations for the Osgoode Intensive Course in Canadian Securities Law and Practice. February 28, 2022