A contingency fund administers and manages a fund to protect, subject to certain limits, eligible investors who have suffered financial harm.
This section lists current decisions pertaining to acceptance of an entity as a contingency fund, as well as amendments to, or the application of, such decisions. All other decisions are available in the AMF Bulletin.
Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF)
The Autorité des marchés financiers, along with Canada’s other provincial and territorial securities regulators, accepted/approved the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) effective January 1, 2023. CIPF is the amalgamated entity combining the former Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the MFDA Investor Protection Corporation.
For further details, please refer to the following notice:
- CSA Staff Notice and Request for Comment 25-305 Application for Approval of the New Investor Protection Fund
- Deemed Acceptable Decision for the Canadian Investor Protection Fund as contingency fund — (Decision 2022-PDG-0053 (pdf - 201 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on November 23, 2022Acceptation à titre de fonds de garantie du Fonds canadien de protection des investisseurs dated 2022-11-14, Bulletin 2022-11-24, Vol. 19, No. 46)