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PCMA Magazine
May 12, 2017
The New Issue of the PCM Magazine is Available Online »
Enjoy the digital copy of our Spring 2017 PCM Magazine, Conference edition HERE.   Interested in contribut...
April 28, 2016
New Issue of Private Capital Markets, Spring 2016 »
We are pleased to bring you another edition of Private Capital Markets , the national magazine of the Private Capital Ma...
December 10, 2015
Your new issue of Private Capital Markets is now available! »
  Dear PCMA Supporters,   As we look towards the end of 2015 and a holiday season that is almost upon us,...
April 20, 2015
Get your new issue of Private Capital Markets magazine »
With another Canadian winter almost behind us, and the opportunities of Spring finally in the air, I am very pleased to br...
November 27, 2014
Your new issue of Private Capital Markets is now available »
Your new issue of Private Capital Markets is now available! We are launching our latest edition of the PCMA industr...

PCMA Publications
October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCMA Advocacy: Comment Letter on the Proposed OSC Rule 72-503. »
On October 7, 2016 the PCMA submitted a comment letter regarding proposed OSC Rule 72-503 Distributions Outside of Canada...
September 30, 2016
PCMA Advocacy: Comment Letter on the CSA Consultation Paper 33-404. »
On September 29, 2016 the PCMA submitted a comment letter regarding the CSA Consultation Paper 33-404 – Proposals to Enhan...
August 4, 2016
PCMA Advocacy: Comments on the Revised Consultation Draft of the Capital Markets Stability Act. »
  On July 6, 2016 the PCMA submitted a comment letter to the Co-operative Capital Markets Regulatory System Partic...
September 1, 2015
PCMA Advocacy: Comments to proposed Amendments to National Instrument 13-101 SEDAR »
On August 31, 2015, PCMA published “Comments and Analysis of the Proposed Amendments” in response to proposed amendments t...
March 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCMA comments on proposed amendments to NI 31-103 and related rules published by the CSA on December »
The Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA) (formerly the Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada) submit...

PCMA News
August 15, 2017
Great turnout at the latest PCMA MIC Committee Webinar »
Thank you to all the participant of the online and in person PCMA MIC Committee Webinar that took place on August 2nd, 201...
August 15, 2017
PCMA Newsletter July 2017 »
For the recent industry and the PCMA news, regulatory updates and more - access the latest PCMA Newsletter HERE now!
July 12, 2017
Georgina Blanas brings strength to the Empire Club bench »
  Georgina Blanas, the PCMA Executive Director,  David Brown, PCMA Co-Founder, PCMA Director,  Partner...
April 26, 2017
Announcement of the Winners of the 2017 PCMA Private Capital Markets (PCM) Awards »
  Influencers, Innovators and Disruptors Join Forces at the 2017 Private Capital Markets Conference and Awards An...
April 3, 2017
Announcing Computershare as the Title Sponsor of the 2017 PCMA Conference »
  We are pleased to announce that this year COMPUTERSHARE is the proud Title Sponsor of the PCMA marquee event! Pl...

Regulatory Updates
November 23, 2016
OSC's Investor Office releases Activity Report 2015-2016 »
November 17, 2016 Source: The Ontario Securities Commission website   TORONTO - OSC Publishes Investor Offi...
October 24, 2016
Ontario Securities Commission Introduces LaunchPad »
October 24, 2016 Source: The Ontario Securities Commission website TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission intr...
June 20, 2016
Attend OSC's seminar on the CSA Consultation Paper 33-404 »
June 20, 2016 Source: The Ontario Securities Commission website   TORONTO – The Ontario Securities...
January 28, 2016
Current Exempt Market Initiatives & Summary of Key Capital Raising Prospectus Exemptions in Ontario »
On January 28, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published...
November 25, 2015
CSA Staff Notice 31-343 »
Last week the CSA published 31-343 Conflicts of Interest in Distributing Securities of Related or Connected Issuers [C...

Other Publications
July 26, 2013
Overview of common EMD regulatory filing deficiencies »
Source: Originally published in Exempt Market Update , Issue 3 - the leading national magazine for the exempt market prof...
July 15, 2013
Anti-Money Laundering 101 for Exempt Market Dealers »
Source: Originally published in Exempt Market Update, Issue 3 - the leading national magazine for the exempt market prof...
July 2, 2013
Selling to Accredited Investor – You Better Get It Right! »
Source: Originally published in Exempt Market Update, Issue 3 - the leading national magazine for the exempt market prof...
June 25, 2013
Comments on proposed statutory best interest duty »
Source: Originally published in Exempt Market Update, Issue 3 - the leading national magazine for the exempt market prof...
June 20, 2013
The day the regulators learned about the Exempt Market »
Source: Originally published in Exempt Market Update, Issue 3 - the leading national magazine for the exempt market prof...

PCMA Industry News
May 14, 2013
May 6, 2013
Crosbie and Ivey School of Business – Preparing to Monetize Your Legacy »
View original article here. Crosbie and Ivey School of Business – Preparing to Monetize Your Legacy The Richar...
March 7, 2013
Precipe Capital Expands Portfolio of Services with addition of John Hughes »
Source: www.precipicecapital.com PRECIPICE CAPITAL EXPANDS PORTFOLIO OF SERVICES WITH ADDITION OF JOHN HUGHES...
February 27, 2013
Ed Giacomelli, Crosbie & Company discusses the potential pitfalls of exiting a family business »
Running a family business has some definite advantages, yet it poses unique challenges when creating an exit strategy. Ple...
February 7, 2013
IIROC announces update to Restricted Dealer Member Proposal »
Decision made following extensive consultations IIROC announces update to Restricted Dealer Member Proposal Source...

OM Exemption
November 2, 2015
PCMA Advocacy work helps to bring the Offering Memorandum Exemption to Ontario »
PCMA Advocacy work helps to bring the Offering Memorandum Exemption to Ontario   The Private Capital M...
October 7, 2013
Offering Memorandum Exemption – The Basics »
By Brian Koscak , Chair, Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada, Partner Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP The off...
September 3, 2013
EMDA Supports OSC’s Consideration of Offering Memorandum and Equity Crowdfunding Exemptions »
EMDA Supports OSC’s Consideration of Offering Memorandum and Equity Crowdfunding Exemptions...
August 27, 2013
Is it time for the OM Exemption in Ontario? Yes it is. »
Offering Memorandum Exemption in Ontario – the time has come! After years of effective advocacy to bring the Offering Mem...
February 16, 2016
The OSC’s step backward in helping small and mid-sized businesses »
Source: The Financial Post website   Jerome Hass, Special to Financial Post Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 Rat...

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