The notice sets out guidance from staff of the OSC’s Investment Funds Branch based on a targeted continuous disclosure review of the advertising and marketing materials (including presentations, internet ads, social media, radio ads, email blasts and green sheets) of publicly offered investment funds.

The notice provides guidance on the definition of sales communication, the

Further to our bulletin of January 17, 2012, describing proposed amendments to the prospectus rules, the Canadian Securities Administrators have approved amendments to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements and other rules and related policies.  Among other things, the amendments:

  • provide guidance from the CSA (through changes to the Companion Policies) of their views