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NOTICE OF MINISTERIAL APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 31-103
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS, EXEMPTIONS AND ONGOING REGISTRANT OBLIGATIONS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 33-109 REGISTRATION INFORMATION,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 41-101 GENERAL PROSPECTUS REQUIREMENTS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 44-101 SHORT FORM PROSPECTUS DISTRIBUTIONS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 44-102 SHELF DISTRIBUTIONS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 45-106 PROSPECTUS EXEMPTIONS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 51-102 CONTINUOUS DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 81-102 INVESTMENT FUNDS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 81-106 INVESTMENT FUND CONTINUOUS DISCLOSURE
AND
OSC RULE 33-506 (COMMODITY FUTURES ACT) REGISTRATION INFORMATION

June 7, 2018

On May 2, 2018, the Minister of Finance approved amendments (the Rule Amendments) made by the Ontario Securities Commission to the following rules:

  • National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations,
  • National Instrument 33-109 Registration Information,
  • National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements,
  • National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions,
  • National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions,
  • National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions,
  • National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations,
  • National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds,
  • National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure, and
  • OSC Rule 33-506 (Commodity Futures Act) Registration Information.

In connection with the Rule Amendments, the Commission also adopted changes (the Policy Changes) to the following policies:

  • Companion Policy 21-101CP Marketplace Operation, and
  • Companion Policy 81-102CP Investment Funds.

The Rule Amendments and the Policy Changes were published in the Bulletin on March 29, 2018. They are reproduced in Chapter 5 of this Bulletin.