Canadian government announces new sales principles for PPNs

The Canadian Department of Finance is bringing into force new disclosure obligations for issuers of principal-protected notes (PPNs). The regulations adopt a UK-style principles-based approach, amid government concerns that overly prescriptive requirements might damage competitiveness.

The bulk of the regulations centre around the information that must be disclosed to the investor. Aside from the levels of risk and fees, the issuer must also explain how the risk-return profile compares to a

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