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Bulletin #0775-P

For further information, please contact:

Paige Ward
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Policy
For Distribution to Relevant Parties within your Firm

Applications for Membership on Policy Advisory Committee

The MFDA is currently seeking applications for new members to fill vacancies on its Policy Advisory Committee (“PAC”).

Mandate of the PAC

The principal functions of the PAC are as follows:

  1. To provide advice to MFDA staff on a variety of matters, including regulatory and policy initiatives and industry trends and practices.
  2. At the request of MFDA staff, provide advice and comment on the legal, regulatory and market implications of any aspect of MFDA Rules, By-laws, Policies and operations.

Appointment Criteria

Members of the PAC are senior compliance staff of MFDA Members selected with a view to ensuring that the PAC is reasonably representative of the diversity of MFDA Membership.

Individuals appointed to the PAC should have an excellent knowledge of securities law and mutual fund regulation. Expertise in an area of special interest to the MFDA at the time an appointment is made may also be a factor in selection. Members of the PAC are expected to have excellent technical abilities and a strong interest in the development of securities regulatory policy.

MFDA staff expects the PAC will meet at least quarterly. Committee members are expected to attend (in person or by conference call) all meetings of the PAC and to volunteer time to assist MFDA staff in accordance with the mandate of the PAC.

Application Process

Qualified individuals interested in serving on the PAC should forward their resume together with a brief covering letter outlining relevant industry experience by March 22, 2019 to the attention of:

Paige Ward
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Vice-President, Policy
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
121 King Street West, Suite 1000
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3T9