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The Voice of Canada’s Investment Funds Industry

Policy

Policy

As the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry, IFIC’s principal role is to advocate on behalf of its members and their investors. We review and analyze public policy issues, including federal and provincial legislation and regulatory and self-regulatory initiatives and develop and communicate approaches that advance our mission – to foster a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals.

IFIC files many submissions to policy makers and other stakeholders. We also commission reports from independent third-party think tanks and analysts on topical issues, source and share independently- produced research from around the world and provide public commentary. Our Policy and Advocacy pages provide access to all of the documents we have available on a subject by subject basis.

Featured Documents

IFIC Submission - MFDA Consultation on Account Transfers (September 29, 2020)
(September 29, 2020)

IFIC Submission - Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce (CMMTF) Consultation (September 11, 2020)
(September 11, 2020)

CFIQ Submission - Government of Quebec Bill 64 - Protection of Personal Information (August 31, 2020)

Industry comments on Quebec's modernization of its privacy legislation

(August 31, 2020)

IFIC Submission - CSA - Proposed Amendments to NI 31-103 and Changes to CP 31-103 to Enhance Protection of Older and Vulnerable Clients (July 20, 2020)
(July 20, 2020)

IFIC Submission - OSC - OSC Rule 81-502 Restrictions on the Use of DSC Option for Mutual Funds (July 6, 2020)
(July 6, 2020)

Coalition Submission – OPC – OPC Consultation on AI (March 12, 2020)
(March 12, 2020)

IFIC Submission - CSA - CSA Consultation Paper 51-405: Consideration of an Access Equals Delivery Model for Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers
(March 9, 2020)

IFIC and FMFD Submission - Letter to MFDA and OSC on Alternative Funds Proficiency (February 7, 2020)
(February 7, 2020)

IFIC Submission - 2020 Federal Pre-Budget Consultation (January 28, 2020)
(January 28, 2020)

IFIC Makes Submission to CSA on Notice and Request for Comment: Reducing the Regulatory Burden for Investment Fund Issuers - Phase 2, Stage 1
(December 9, 2019)

IFIC Submission - Proposals to Modernize PIPEDA (November 4, 2019)
(November 4, 2019)

IFIC Cybersecurity Guide (October 2019)
(October 28, 2019)

IIFA Releases Global Cybersecurity Guide
(October 28, 2019)

Coalition Submission to CSA on National Systems Renewal Program (October 8, 2019)
(October 8, 2019)

IFIC Submission - Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (D. Murrison) - Regulation on Financial Planners and Financial Advisors in Saskatchewan (September 13, 2019)
(September 13, 2019)

IFIC Submission - Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Consultation on Transfers for Processing (August 6, 2019)
(August 6, 2019)

IFIC Submission - 2020 Federal Pre-Budget Submission on GST (August 1, 2019)
(August 1, 2019)

IFIC Submission - MFDA (P. Ward) - MFDA Bulletin #0782-P – Proposed Amendments to MFDA Rule 2.3.1(b) (Discretionary Trading) (July 31, 2019)
(July 31, 2019)

IFIC Submission - CSA - Proposed NI 13-103 [System Replacement Rule] and Proposed Repeal and Replacement of MI 13-102 System Fees for SEDAR and NRD (July 29, 2019)
(July 29, 2019)

IFIC Submission - MFDA (P. Ward) - MFDA By-law No 1 - By-law No 1 - Subsection 24.A (Ombudservice) (June 26, 2019)
(June 26, 2019)