AMF adjusts its annual and other fees

MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - As of January 1, 2014, the annual and other fees payable under the laws administered by the Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") will be adjusted.

The adjusted fees are set out in three notices to be published in Part 1 of the Gazette officielle du Québec and in section 1.1 of the AMF Bulletin dated December 12, 2013 (Vol. 10, No. 49). These fees are also on the AMF website under Fees payable to the AMF.

Fees related to the laws and regulations below are adjusted by operation of law on January 1 of each year pursuant to the Financial Administration Act.1

  • Securities Act
    Fees payable under Chapter II of Title VI of the Securities Regulation will be adjusted by 0.97% as of January 1, 2014.

The fees payable below are adjusted based on the rate of increase in the general Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Canada for the period ending September 30, 2013.

  • An Act respecting contracting by public bodies
    Fees payable under the regulation "Fee related to an application for authorization filed by an enterprise with the Autorité des marchés financiers for public contracts and subcontracts" will be adjusted by 1.1% as of January 1, 2014.

The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") is the regulatory and oversight body for Québec's financial sector.

1 Indexation corresponds to the annual change in the overall average Québec consumer price index without alcoholic beverages and tobacco products for the 12-month period ending on 30 September 2013

Information:

Media only:
Sylvain Théberge: 514-940-2176

Information Centre:
Québec City: 418-525-0337
Montréal: 514-395-0337
Toll-free: 1-877-525-0337

www.lautorite.qc.ca
Twitter: @lautorite

SOURCE Autorité des marchés financiers

For further information:

Media only: 
Sylvain Théberge: 514-940-2176

Information Centre: 
Québec City: 418-525-0337
Montréal: 514-395-0337
Toll-free: 1-877-525-0337

www.lautorite.qc.ca
Twitter: @lautorite