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Manitoba Releases

July 27, 2022 IN THE MATTER OF: WAYNE SOKAL and ESP SOFTWARE INC.
June 10, 2021 Program turns up the volume on senior financial abuse issues
May 24, 2022 IN THE MATTER OF: WILLIAM GEORGE MacKAY and ADVANTAGE WEALTH SYSTEMS INC.  
Apr. 22, 2022 MSC Signs MoU with Securities and Exchange Board of India
March 1, 2022 Podcast Shines a Light on Fraudsters’ Dark Secrets
Feb. 2, 2022 MSC issues notice on Crocus Fund distribution to shareholders
Jan. 27, 2022 IN THE MATTER OF: Sigmar Mortgage Services Ltd. and Thomas Harold Standing
Jan. 18, 2022 Reason for Decision: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES LTD. and THOMAS HAROLD STANDING
Jan. 13, 2022 Commission provides comment period extension on climate disclosure policy
Jan. 7, 2022 MFSA Operations During COVID-19
Jan. 5, 2022 Notice of Adjournment - BRET ALLAN DOBBIN - Charges under The Securities Act and The Mortgage Brokers Act
Dec. 15, 2021 Real Estate Rules in Manitoba to change effective Jan. 1.
Dec. 9, 2021 Decision on Motions: Lead Property Management Inc.
Dec. 3, 2021 MFSA Operations During COVID-19
Dec. 1, 2021 Securities Commission sounds alarm over surge in online investment fraud, six-digit losses
Nov. 25, 2021 Reason for Decision: Sigmar Mortgage Services Ltd. and Thomas Harold Standing
Nov. 23, 2021 Notice of Discontinuance: ZARRILLO, JASON ANDREA and INTEGRITY MORTGAGE SERVICES Inc.
Nov. 9, 2021 BRET ALLAN DOBBIN – CHARGES UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT and THE MORTGAGE BROKERS ACT
Nov. 1, 2021 MoneySmart Manitoba releases real fraud calls for Financial Literacy Month
Oct. 27, 2021 Notice of Adjournment: Sokal, Wayne and ESP Software Inc
Oct. 20, 2021 Former Manitoba Mortgage Salesperson Pleads Guilty on 54 Counts
Sept. 16, 2021 MFSA Operations During COVID-19
Sept. 15, 2021 Notice of Adjournment: JACK HIEBERT NEUFELD, GEOFFREY SCOTT EDGELOW AND THE JACK NEUFELD FAMILY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Aug. 3, 2021 Notice of Bankruptcy: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES
July 27, 2021 Reason for Decision: JANICE ANNE THOROSKI and CLAIR STUART CALVERT
July 22, 2021 Notice of Adjournment: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES LTD. and THOMAS HAROLD STANDING
June 30, 2021
Notice of Suspension: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES LTD. and THOMAS HAROLD STANDING
June 28, 2021 Notice of Adjournment: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES LTD. and THOMAS HAROLD STANDING
June 14, 2021 WEAAD event takes aim at preventing senior financial abuse
May 21, 2021
Local Experts Ready to Answer Your Pressing Real Estate Questions
May 10, 2021 Notice of Adjournment: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES LTD. and THOMAS HAROLD STANDING
May 3, 2021 IN THE MATTER OF: SIGMAR MORTGAGE SERVICES LTD. And THOMAS HAROLD STANDING
March 15, 2021 Local Experts Offer Advice to Protect Your Family from Fraud
March 5, 2021
IN THE MATTER OF: Cornelius “Neil” Friesen and Agatha Friesen
Feb. 22, 2021
IN THE MATTER OF: Cornelius “Neil” Friesen and Agatha Friesen
Feb. 5, 2021 MSC Seeking Manitoba Investors to Receive Forfeited Funds
Jan. 29, 2021 IN THE MATTER OF: JOSE ANTONIO PEREIRA
Jan. 21, 2021 IN THE MATTER OF: JOSE ANTONIO PEREIRA

CSA Releases

July 14, 2022 CSA announces establishment of new Investor Advisory Panel
June 30, 2022 Canadian securities regulators extend comment period on mineral disclosure consultation
June 29, 2022 CSA 2021-2022 Enforcement Report highlights Canadian securities regulators’ actions to pursue wrongdoing and hold securities law violators accountable 
June 27, 2022 Andrew J. Kriegler to lead Canada’s new SRO
June 27, 2022 Canadian securities regulators release 2022-2025 Business Plan focused on investor protection in an innovative financial marketplace
June 20, 2022 Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators receive early feedback regarding total cost reporting and  climate change  
June 16, 2022 Canadian securities regulators highlight CSA 2019-2022 Business Plan achievements
June 15, 2022 Canadian Securities Administrators encourages older Canadians to learn about and watch for signs of financial abuse 
June 14, 2022 Canadian Securities Administrators Appoint New Chair and Vice-Chair
June 9, 2022 Canadian securities regulators propose changes to enhance derivatives data reporting
May 16, 2022 Canadian securities regulators authorize discontinuation of the Canadian Dollar Offered Rate
May 12, 2022 Canadian securities regulators announce boards of new SRO and IPF and seek comment on draft documents
April 28, 2022 Canadian securities regulators publish annual activities report on oversight of the SRO and investor protection funds
April 28, 2022 Canadian financial regulators propose total cost reporting for investment funds and segregated funds
April 14, 2022 Canadian securities regulators seek input on disclosure standards for mineral projects
April 14, 2022 Canadian securities regulators reduce regulatory burden related to the interpretation of the primary business requirements
April 7, 2022 Canadian securities regulators seek comment on the implementation of an access equals delivery model for non-investment fund reporting issuers
April 5, 2022 CSA, IIROC and MFDA update on implementation of new SRO
March 18, 2022 Canadian securities regulators to introduce temporary exemptions to facilitate implementation of the OEO trailer ban 
March 14, 2022 Canadian securities regulators issue statement regarding amended Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations
March 11, 2022 Fraud Prevention Month: Canadian Securities Administrators encourages Canadians to invest in asking questions before investing in crypto assets
March 10, 2022 CSA seeks applications for Investor Advisory Panel
Feb. 25, 2022 Canadian securities regulators provide updated guidance on virtual shareholder meetings 
Feb. 14, 2022 Friend, Love or Fraudster? Canadian Securities Administrators warns of online relationships turning into investment scams
Jan. 27, 2022
Canadian securities regulators adopt amendments to National Instrument 94-101
Jan. 27, 2022 Canadian securities regulators seek comment on the proposed modernization of the prospectus filings model for investment funds
Jan. 21, 2022 Canadian securities regulators announce search for candidates for Board of Directors and CEO of new SRO
Jan. 20, 2022 Canadian securities regulators publish detailed data for seventh annual review of representation of women on boards in Canada
Jan. 20, 2022 Canadian securities regulators seek input on proposed business conduct rules for derivatives dealers and advisers
Jan. 19, 2022 CSA Staff Notice 81-334 ESG-Related Investment Fund Disclosure
Jan. 13, 2022 Canadian securities regulators adopt changes to auditor oversight rules
Dec. 16, 2021 Canadian securities regulators modernize registration information requirements, clarify outside activity reporting and update filing deadlines
Dec. 6, 2021 Canadian securities regulators introduce exemptions for qualified issuers from certain base shelf prospectus requirements
Dec. 2, 2021 Canadian Securities Administrators to establish an Investor Advisory Panel to further enhance retail investor protection
Nov. 18, 2021 Canadian securities regulators, SROs and investor protection funds establish timeline for new self-regulatory framework
Nov. 4, 2021 Canadian securities regulators announce results of seventh annual review of representation of women on boards and in executive officer positions in Canada
Oct. 18, 2021 Canadian securities regulators seek comment on climate-related disclosure requirements
Oct. 7, 2021 Canadian securities regulators strongly support the establishment of the International Sustainability Standards Board in Canada
Oct. 7, 2021 Canadian securities regulators implement eight initiatives to reduce regulatory burden for investment funds
Oct. 4, 2021 Report Highlights Canadian Regulators’ Key Investor Education Initiatives
Sept. 23, 2021 Canadian securities regulators outline expectations for advertising and marketing by crypto trading platforms 
Sept. 13, 2021 Canadian Securities Regulators Launch New Website
August 25, 2021 Canadian securities administrators to host roundtable on ESG-related regulatory issues in asset management
August 12, 2021
Canadian securities regulators seek comments on proposal to harmonize the interpretation of the Primary Business Requirements 
August 3, 2021 Canadian securities regulators to establish new single enhanced self-regulatory organization
July 28, 2021 Canadian securities regulators propose streamlined capital raising option for Canadian-listed issuers
July 15, 2021 Canadian securities regulators issue warning about suspicious emails
July 15, 2021
Canadian securities regulators publish final amendments to enhance protection of older and vulnerable clients
July 8, 2021 Canadian securities regulators sign innovative functions co-operation agreement with the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong
July 6, 2021 Canadian securities regulators release interim progress report on the CSA 2019-2022 Business Plan
June 25, 2021 Canadian securities regulators publish IIROC oversight review report
June 23, 2021
Canadian securities regulators sign fintech co-operation agreement with the Financial Services Commission, Mauritius  
June 23, 2021 Canadian securities regulators adopt new nationally harmonized start-up crowdfunding rules
June 22, 2021 CSA 2020/2021 Enforcement Report highlights commitment of Canadian securities regulators during unprecedented times 
June 15, 2021 Securities regulators’ study reveals many Canadians unaware of the signs of financial elder abuse 
June 14, 2021 Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators engages with industry and investor groups on investment fee transparency
May 31, 2021
CSA Investor Alert: Investment scams imitating well-known financial brands
May 27, 2021
Canadian securities regulators publish final rule for non-GAAP and other financial measures 
May 20, 2021
Canadian securities regulators seek comment on proposal to streamline continuous disclosure requirements 
May 19, 2021
Canadian securities regulators to hold upcoming consultations on broader diversity in corporate leadership 
May 18, 2021 Canadian securities regulators publish detailed data for sixth year review of women on boards and in executive officer positions  
May 17, 2021 CSA Investor Alert: Investment scam involving Fidelity Investments
May 13, 2021 CSA and IIROC issue reminder of the implementation date for mandatory transparency requirements related to debt securities
April 15, 2021
Canadian securities regulators on track to publish final amendments to enhance protection of older and vulnerable clients
April 1, 2021 The Canadian Securities Administrators renew terms of Chair and Vice-Chair to 2022.
March 29, 2021 Canadian securities regulators outline regulatory framework for compliance for crypto asset trading platforms
Mar. 11, 2021
Canadian securities regulators outline disclosure expectations for reporting issuers dealing in crypto assets 
Mar. 9, 2021 Canadian securities regulators remind investors to do their research during Fraud Prevention Month
Feb. 25, 2021 Canadian securities regulators publish findings of COVID-19 disclosure review
Feb. 22, 2021
Canadian securities regulators on track to publish recommendations on self-regulatory organization framework 
Feb. 12, 2021 Canadian securities regulators respond to the Modernization Taskforce Final Report and encourage a harmonized regulatory system that protects investors and reduces unnecessary burden 
Feb. 4, 2021
Canadian securities regulators warn public about trading scam using fake accreditation
Feb. 4, 2021 Canadian securities regulators propose to modernize registration information requirements, clarify outside activity reporting and update filing deadlines
Feb. 1, 2021 Joint statement from the Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada on the Recent Market Volatility
Jan. 28, 2021 Canadian securities regulators provide additional proficiency options for distributing alternative mutual funds