Why Choose AUM Law?
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As capital markets change and regulatory requirements become increasingly important, asset managers need comprehensive and flexible legal and regulatory compliance solutions to help them effectively manage their businesses. Our team of lawyers and law clerks have significant experience advising participants in Canadian capital markets, especially registered firms, their management and registered individuals including investment fund managers, portfolio managers, dealers, chief compliance officers (CCOs), ultimate designated persons (UDPs), registered representatives, and independent review committees (IRCs). Before joining AUM Law, our lawyers practised securities, corporate and commercial law at the Ontario Securities Commission and highly regarded Canadian law firms. Our lawyers also have legal experience advising or working as in-house counsel for Canadian and international financial market participants, mutual fund companies, alternative asset managers and merchant banks. Our collective experience enables us to thoroughly understand our clients’ businesses and provide practical legal and regulatory compliance advice.
AUM Law offers practical, cost-effective legal and regulatory compliance advice from a team that prioritizes your business and understands your industry. We focus on the Canadian asset management sector, and we have deep expertise in the legal and regulatory issues relevant to firms operating in Canada’s exempt and public capital markets.
Our team-based approach, fixed-fee compliance support plans, extensive experience engaging with securities regulators, and connections with other service providers in this industry will help you navigate the evolving securities regulatory environment with confidence so that you can focus on what you do best.
AUM Law is proud to be a member of the following industry organizations:
“AUM Law provides wise counsel, great service, and always valuable input. They are key to keeping us on track with regulators.”
Lawrence J. Dittrich, Chief Compliance Officer, Wickham Investment Counsel Inc.
“AUM Law is responsive, pragmatic and sensible.”
David Moss, General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Permian Global
Recent News and Events
In our February 2020 bulletin, we reported on proposed National Instrument 45-110 Start-up Crowdfunding and Registration Exemptions (NI 45-110), which is intended to create a nationally harmonized regime. The comment period for that proposal ended on July 13. On July...
How does a registered firm’s UDP certify their firm’s 2020 RAQ responses if the UDP doesn’t have online access to the survey?
As we mentioned in our May 2020 bulletin, Ontario-registered firms must submit online their 2020 Risk Assessment Questionnaire (RAQ) responses and supplementary COVID-19 survey responses to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) by August 6. The OSC introduced...
During the Spring Regulatory and Compliance Webinar organized by the Portfolio Management Association of Canada (PMAC) on May 27, a member of the Compliance and Registrant Regulation Branch (Branch) at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) updated attendees on the...