Securities Law & Instruments


NOTICE OF COMING INTO FORCE OF

AMENDMENTS TO NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 45-106 PROSPECTUS EXEMPTIONS
AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO ONTARIO SECURITIES COMMISSION RULE 72-503 DISTRIBUTIONS OUTSIDE CANADA


Amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions (the Rule Amendments) and consequential amendments (the Consequential Amendments) to Ontario Securities Commission Rule 72-503 Distributions Outside Canada will come into force on October 5, 2018 pursuant to section 143.4 of the Securities Act (Ontario).

In connection with the Rule Amendments and Consequential Amendments, the Commission also adopted changes (the Policy Changes) to Companion Policy 45-106CP Prospectus Exemptions and Companion Policy 72-503 Distributions Outside Canada. The Policy Changes will come into effect on October 5, 2018.

The Rule Amendments and Consequential Amendments, along with the Policy Changes, were published in the Bulletin on July 19, 2018. The text of the Rule Amendments and Consequential Amendments are reproduced in Chapter 5 of this Bulletin.