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Here are some of our publications that are publicly available.

PCMA Magazine
October-21-13
New issue of Exempt Market Update is now online »
  In this issue, learn about: Ontario & the Offering Memorandum Exemption Selling Securities on the Internet...
February-11-13
Exempt Market Update, Issue 3, February 2013 »
  Welcome to the Special Edition of Exempt Market Update published by the Exempt Market Dealers Association...
June-25-12
Exempt Market Update - 2012 Spring/Summer Edition »
  Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2012 edition of Exempt Market Update - published by the Exempt Ma...
March-20-12
Exempt Market Update - the new national magazine of the EMDA »
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new national publication Exempt Market Update - published by the Exempt Market...

PCMA Publications
March-05-14   (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...
January-20-14
EMDA comments on Multilateral CSA Notice 45-312 Proposed Prospectus Exemption »
The Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (the EMDA) made a submission in response to the request for comments publi...
June-04-13
EMDA comments on the OSC’s 2013-2014 Statement of Priorities »
EMDA comments on the OSC’s 2013-2014 Statement of Priorities View PDF version This submission is made by the...
March-12-13
EMDA comments on OSC Considerations for New Capital Raising Prospectus Exemptions »
The Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA) has submitted its response to the request for comments published by...
February-27-13
EMDA Comments on the Revocation of the NW/MIE Exemptions »
The Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA) has submitted its response to the request for comments published by...

PCMA News
March-19-14
EMDA Announces its Name Change to Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA) »
The Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA) Announces its Name Change to the Private Capital...
February-03-14
Investment Executive's 2013 Regulators' Report Card »
Investment Executive is in the final weeks of conducting its research for its annual Regulators' Report Card, in which com...
December-24-13
Holiday Message from the EMDA »
As 2013 draws to an end, we celebrate another exciting year for the Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA) and...
November-01-13
EMDA Annual General Meeting »
Notice for the Members of the Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada   A notice was given tha...
October-01-13
TITAN Equity Group becomes a new EMDA Founding Sponsor »
  The EMDA is pleased to welcome TITAN Equity Group as a new EMDA Founding Sponsor. Geoffrey Ritchie, Executive D...

Regulatory Updates
July-23-13
New Brunswick establishes an independent financial services regulatory agency »
Effective July 1, 2013 the New Brunswick government established an independent financial services regulatory agency, aimed...
July-22-13
OSC launches registrant outreach to improve dialogue with Ontario registrants »
Source: Ontario Securities Commission To promote stronger compliance practices and enhance investor protection, the On...
July-09-13
Saskatchewan Proposes New Equity Crowdfunding Exemption for Start-Ups »
By Brian Koscak, Chair EMDA, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (416) 860-2955; bkoscak@casselsbrock.com The Sas...
June-28-13
OSC Finalizes 2013-2014 Statement of Priorities – Comments on the Exempt Market and Capital Raising »
By Brian Koscak, Chairman EMDA, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (416) 860-2955; bkoscak@casselsbrock.com...
June-21-13
OSC Approves Ontario-Only Crowdfunding Portal for Accredited Investors »
By Brian Koscak, Chair EMDA, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (416) 860-2955; bkoscak@casselsbrock.com   O...

Other Publications
July-26-13
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-15-13
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-02-13
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-25-13
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-20-13
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-14-13
May-06-13
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-07-13
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-27-13
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-07-13
IIROC announces update to Restricted Dealer Member Proposal »
Decision made following extensive consultations IIROC announces update to Restricted Dealer Member Proposal Source...

OM Exemption
October-07-13
Offering Memorandum Exemption – The Basics »
By Brian Koscak , Chair, Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada, Partner Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP The off...
September-03-13
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-27-13
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...

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