The Surge to 2021 has started...

Please join us for a lively, spirited and informative session on the CSA's Client Focused Reforms, which will be fully in force by year-end 2021, with significant compliance required by year-end 2020. 

Hosted by lawyers in BLG's Investment Management and Disputes practice groups and moderated by Prema K.R. Thiele and David Di Paolo, this session will provide BLG's 2020 insights on the reforms, with a focus on the following topics:

  • Identifying and handling conflicts of interest
  • Distribution of proprietary products
  • Impact of the CFR on categories of registrants, including fund managers and portfolio managers, EMDs, IIROC and MFDA dealer members
  • Compensation practices
  • Client onboarding and disclosure
  • Training programs


We hope you can join us!

Please send us your questions in advance by emailing them to We hope to cover as many of your questions as possible during our session.Read our Investment Management Bulletin on the CFR here. 

CPD Information

This Program is eligible for up to 2.0 Substantive Hours

Event Details

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Registration2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Presentation3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Reception to follow


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower, 22 Adelaide St W Suite 3400, Toronto, ON

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Please respond by January 7, 2020

This session will also be available via webex. Please RSVP to select an attendance option.


We will be hosting a comparable session in Vancouver on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Please contact Kristi Van Binsbergen at if you are interested in attending. Otherwise, please watch for your invitation.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Cassie Forman at