Industry Guidance

This section sets out industry specific guidance we have published in notices and other publications, including in OSC Corporate Finance Branch reports.

Date

Topic

Reference

Investment Entities

March 16, 2017

Investment Entities

CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 51-349
Report on the Review of Investment Entities and Guide for Disclosure Improvements

Marijuana

Feb 23, 2015

Issuers Entering Into Medical Marijuana Business Opportunities

CSA Staff Notice 51-342
Staff Review of Issuers Entering Into
Medical Marijuana Business Opportunities

Feb 8, 2018

Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities

CSA Staff Notice 51-352 (Revised)
Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities

Mining

Jul 22, 2011

Mineral Brines

OSC Staff Notice 43-704
Mineral Brine Projects and National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Minerals Projects

Aug 16, 2012

Preliminary Economic Assessments

CSA Staff Notice 43-307
Mining Technical Reports – Preliminary Economic Assessments

Nov 9, 2012

Emerging Markets

OSC Staff Notice 51-720
Issuer Guide for Companies Operating in Emerging Markets

Feb 21, 2013

Foreign Professional Associations

CSA Staff Notice 43-308 (Revised)
Professional Associations under NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects

Jun 27, 2013

Technical Reports

OSC Staff Notice 43-705
Report on Staff’s Review of Technical Reports by Ontario Mining Issuers

Feb 6, 2014

Mining MD&A

OSC Staff Notice 51-722
Report on a Review of Mining Issuers’ Management’s Discussion and Analysis and Guidance

Apr 9, 2015

Website Investor Presentations

CSA Staff Notice 43-309
Review of Website Investor Presentations by Mining Issuers

Feb 25, 2016

Companion Policy 43-101CP

CSA Notice
CSA Notice of Changes to Companion Policy 43-101CP Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects

REITs and Real Estate Industry

Jan 29, 2015

REIT Distributions Disclosure

OSC Staff Notice 51-724
Report on Staff’s Review of REIT Distributions Disclosure

April 12, 2018

Distribution Disclosures and Non-GAAP Financial Measures in the Real Estate Industry

CSA Staff Notice 52-329
Distribution Disclosures and Non-GAAP Financial Measures in the Real Estate Industry



Cryptocurrencies

Aug 24, 2017

Cryptocurrency Offerings

CSA Staff Notice 46-307
Cryptocurrency Offerings