81-105CP - Mutual Fund Sales Practices [CP]
- BCN 2009/15 - Adoption of National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements and Exemptions, Companion Policy 31-103CP Registration Requirements and Exemptions, BC Interpretation Note 33-706, BC Instrument 33-517 Registration and Prospectus exemption for persons registered under the Mortgage Brokers Act, and consequential amendments to national and local instruments [BCN - Lapsed]
Table of Contents
PART 1 PURPOSE
PART 2 GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE INSTRUMENT
2.2 General Purpose of the Instrument
2.3 Application of the Instrument to Labour-Sponsored Venture Capital Corporations
2.4 Indirect Avoidance of the Instrument
PART 3 DEFINITION OF "REPRESENTATIVE"
3.1 Definition of "representative"
PART 4 DISCUSSION OF CERTAIN ASPECTS OF PART 2 OF THE INSTRUMENT
4.1 The phrase "in connection with the distribution of securities"
4.2 Non-Monetary Benefits
4.3 The phrase "pay for or make reimbursement of a cost or expense incurred or to be incurred by a participating dealer or a representative of a participating dealer"
4.4 Exception for Some Participating Dealers and Representatives
PART 5 COMMISSIONS
5.1 Method of Calculation
5.2 Bonus Commissions
5.3 Trailing Commission Thresholds
PART 6 INTERNAL DEALER INCENTIVE PRACTICES
6.1 Internal Dealer Incentive Practices
PART 7 MARKETING AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES
7.1 Definition of "direct costs"
7.2 Cooperative Marketing Practices
7.3 Mutual Fund Sponsored Conferences
7.4 Third Party Sponsored Educational Events
7.5 Meaning of "Location"
7.6 Promotional Items and Business Promotion Activities
PART 8 RECIPROCAL COMMISSIONS AND PORTFOLIO TRANSACTIONS
8.1 Reciprocal Commissions and Portfolio Transactions
PART 9 OTHER SALES PRACTICES
9.1 Commission Rebates
9.2 Tied Selling
PART 10 DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
10.1 Disclosure of Equity Interests
10.2 Disclosure Requirements
PART 11 EXEMPTIONS