National Policy 11-203 Process for Exemptive Relief Applications in Multiple Jurisdictions -- Application by mutual funds for a decision under the simplified procedure in CSA Staff Notice 12-307 that they are not reporting issuers.
Applicable Legislative Provisions
Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as am., s. 1(10)(b).
CSA Staff Notice 12-307 Applications for a Decision that an Issuer is not a Reporting Issuer.
May 3, 2010
Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. on behalf of Burgundy European Foundation Fund (the "Applicant") -- application for a decision under the securities legislation of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador (the "Jurisdictions") that the Applicant is not a reporting issuer
The Applicant has applied to the local securities regulatory authority or regulator (the "Decision Maker") in each of the Jurisdictions for a decision under the securities legislation (the "Legislation") of the Jurisdictions that the Applicant is not a reporting issuer.
As the Applicant has represented to the Decision Makers that:
1. the outstanding securities of the Applicant, including debt securities, are beneficially owned, directly or indirectly, by fewer than 15 securityholders in each of the jurisdictions in Canada and fewer than 51 securityholders in total in Canada;
2. no securities of the Applicant are traded on a marketplace as defined in National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation;
3. the Applicant is applying for a decision that it is not a reporting issuer in all of the jurisdictions in Canada in which it is currently a reporting issuer; and
4. the Applicant is not in default of any of its obligations under the Legislation as a reporting issuer,
each of the Decision Makers is satisfied that the test contained in the Legislation that provides the Decision Maker with the jurisdiction to make the decision has been met and orders that the Applicant is not a reporting issuer.