Terms and conditions

Last updated on September 22, 2023

The following terms of use of the AMF website and the AMF's Privacy Policy, which forms an integral part thereof, are hereinbelow collectively referred to as the “Terms and Conditions” and constitute the entire agreement between the AMF and you regarding your use of the AMF website.

By accessing and browsing the AMF website and/or using or downloading any documents, forms, tools, or calculators provided thereon (collectively referred to as the “AMF Website”), you implicitly accept the Terms and Conditions. Such implicit consent does not apply to the collection of personal information. The content of the AMF Website is made available to you subject to your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions and to any revisions made thereto by the AMF.


The AMF may revise the Terms and Conditions or any part thereof at any time at its discretion. Each time you use the AMF Website, please verify whether the Terms and Conditions have been revised by checking the date they were last updated on. Any such revisions will be binding on you.

The AMF may suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of its website at any time, at its discretion, without prior notice or liability.

Restrictions on using the AMF Website and website content

The content of the AMF Website is for your personal use and is provided for educational or information purposes only. With the exception of downloading or printing a copy of any page or using the tools and forms contained on the AMF Website for your personal use and for the intended purposes, you may not sell, distribute, publish, display, modify, index in a database, copy, reproduce or in any way reuse content from the AMF Website, including, without limitation, text, images or audio or video materials, without the AMF’s prior written permission. You may not in any way modify any page of the AMF Website. When such reproduction is permitted by the AMF, the reproduced page must include a notice indicating that the web page’s copyright belongs to the AMF. Any other use, communication or reproduction of AMF Website content is prohibited.

The information and materials on the AMF Website are provided for information purposes only. The AMF Website is not intended to provide legal or financial advice or promote third-party products or services. Depending on your requirements and situation, the AMF suggests you consult a professional advisor. Note that the regulations governing the Québec financial sector constitute the sole official reference.

Intellectual property

Unless otherwise indicated, you must presume that all the content of the AMF Website is the property of the Autorité des marchés financiers and that it is, among other things, protected by copyright law and may not be used, reproduced or communicated, except in the manner set forth in the Terms and Conditions, without the AMF’s prior written permission.

AMF trademarks, names, and logos, registered or unregistered, may not be used without AMF’s prior written permission.


You may not create any links between another website and the AMF Website without the AMF’s prior written permission. Unless agreed otherwise, such hyperlinks must not suggest or indicate that the AMF is in any way associated with, or has approved the content of, any other website. The AMF may at any time require the removal of such hyperlink from any website. Please send your requests to [email protected].

From time to time, the AMF Website may provide hyperlinks enabling users to leave the AMF Website for third-party websites or may incorporate third-party materials. The AMF cannot modify or update, nor does it have any control over, the content of such websites linked to the AMF Website by hypertext or other means. The AMF does not approve, nor is it responsible for, the content of such sites or the products and services they offer. When you leave the AMF Website, the Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy, will no longer apply. You should therefore make sure you carefully read the terms of use and privacy policies of any subsequent sites you visit.

Exclusion of liability

When you use the AMF Website, including the tools, forms, and information, contained thereon, you agree to do so at your own risk. The AMF makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the AMF Website, including the tools, forms, and information contained thereon. All tools, forms, and information on the AMF Website are provided without any warranty of any kind, be it express, statutory or implied. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the AMF does not warrant that the AMF Website will continue to function, will function without interruption or will be free of error. The AMF does not make any representation regarding the use, or the results that may be obtained from the use, of the tools, forms, and information contained on the AMF Website, be it in terms of reliability, timeliness or accuracy.

Limitation of liability

Subject to the mandatory provisions of the law, the AMF assumes no liability for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any kind resulting from any use of the AMF Website, including the tools, forms, and information contained thereon, or of any other linked website, including, without limitation, lost profits, lost income, business losses, or loss of information, programs or other data, even if the AMF is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Governing law

These Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy, are governed by the laws in force in Québec. You agree that any dispute regarding the interpretation, application or performance of the Terms and Conditions or regarding the use of the AMF Website must be settled by the competent courts of the jurisdiction of Québec.

Technical specifications

The AMF Website is optimized for a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels in the latest versions of the following browsers: Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. The AMF Website is designed to be responsive (Responsive Web Design), which means the website design adjusts the web pages so they may be viewed on any size of screen.

The AMF undertakes to comply with the web accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.

Cookies and transmission of technical information

When you browse the AMF Website, our servers place files called “cookies” on your computer hard drive. See the Cookies page for more information.


Contact us

Any comments or questions regarding the AMF Website may be submitted using a request for information This link will open in a new window.

Please let us know if you encounter any technical issues while using the AMF Website.

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