In this bulletin:

  1. BLG Transaction – New Beginnings
  2. All Together Now – OSC Joins DSC Ban
  3. Titles, Titles and More Titles – Notice of Changes and Request for Further Comment on Financial Professionals Title Protection Rule

Important Reminders: CFR Requirements Reminder ▪ Investment Fund Managers (IFM) Form Deadlines

In Brief: CSA Proposed Amendments to Designated Benchmarks and Benchmark Administrators ▪ CSA Proposed Amendments to NI 14-101 Definitions and Consequential Amendments ▪ IIROC Seeks Expert Views on Its Proposed IIROC Expert Investor Issues Panel ▪ A Summer for Consideration – CSA Proposes Amendments to Continuous Disclosure Obligations and Semi-Annual Reporting for Venture Issuers ▪ To Promote or Not to Promote – Proposed New Disclosure Requirements in BC ▪ Sixth Year Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

FAQ Corner: Can a Registrant Act as a Trustee, Executor, or Under a POA for a Client? When Are Such Activities Reportable as an OBA? ▪ How Often Should a Registered Firm Conduct Ongoing Monitoring of Their Clients’ Accounts for the Purposes of Complying with Their Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Requirements?

BLG’s Resource Corner: BLG’s Client Focused Reforms Communication Series Surging through 2021 to 2022 and More

News: Lexology Awards ▪ AUM Law Presented at PMAC Conference ▪ AUM Law Speaks at Compliance Officers’ Network

Click the link to access a PDF of our full, monthly bulletin summarizing these recent developments. >> Monthly Bulletin | To the Future and Beyond Edition | May 2021