4th Annual Private Capital Markets Conference
Building on three straight sold-out annual conferences, our
4th Annual PCMA Private Capital Markets Conference to be held
in the Spring of 2015. The 2015 - will be our biggest and best one
yet. We have major speakers you’ll want to hear, exciting sessions
on significant regulatory and industry issues, and new business
development, technology and market insight panels. This year,
you will also be able to customize your conference based
on whether you are participating as an exempt market
dealer, dealing representative, issuer or adviser to the
industry. If you haven’t considered being a conference
sponsor, exhibitor or speaker we invite you to contact
us now as space is always limited. Stay tuned to www.
pcmacanada.com for more details.
Offering Memorandum Exemption
Are we there yet? I’d love to say we were, but these
things take time and our 13 securities regulators have quite
a complex set of proposals to wade through and make
decisions on. After an avalanche of industry responses
in 2014 (check out the PCMA comment letters inside this
edition and on our website), we know our regulators have
finally dug through the key issues and are close to making
decisions. While the PCMA was critical of certain aspects
of the complex set of prospectus exemption proposals,
and we continue to push hard for changes, we are also
very supportive of this serious commitment to new capital
raising tools across Canada. We are hopeful that final
proposals will be announced shortly in Ontario and in
Our Best Wishes
With a Holiday Season fast approaching, we are
reminded of all that we have to be thankful for in our
personal and professional lives. As we contemplate the
year ahead, with snowflakes soon upon us, the PCMA has
only one simple wish to share - our wish for a shiny new
Offering Memorandum in Ontario. We hope it will be an
OM without unnecessary complexity or limitations, but
most importantly, we hope it comes with an ‘Effective
Date’ in 2015 – and that’s our wish for the year ahead.
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FROM THE EDITOR
“I believe that a powerful combination of regulatory reforms,
technological tools and market initiatives are about to bring important
changes to our markets… This is an exciting time to be involved in
private markets, whether as a buyer, seller, intermediary or regulator.”
Hon. Howard Wetston, Chair, the Ontario Securities Commission in his remarks at
the 2014 PCMA Private Capital Markets Annual Conference, June 2, 2014
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