The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) is publishing for a 135 -day comment period proposed amendments to MFDA Policy No. 9 Continuing Education (CE) Requirements (The Amendments). The comment period ends August 10, 2020.

The Amendments intend to establish the MFDA’s CE accreditation process including: (a) the entities that can be recognized as accreditors to assess CE activities; (b) the criteria which accreditors must use to evaluate CE activities; and (c) CE eligibility periods. Section V of the MFDA’s notice sets out the process for submitting comments.

Once finalized, the Amendments will become effective on a date to be set by the MFDA.

MFDA Policy No. 9 Continuing Education (CE) Requirements (Request for Comment and Board Resolution) is available for download from the websites of the MFDA’s recognizing regulators.  

For more information, please call Barbara Hendrickson at BAX Securities Law (416) 601 -1004.

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