The rules will be phased in as follows:
(1) Conflicts of Interest changes took effect on June 30, 2021; and
(2) Remaining amendments will take effect on December 31, 2021.
Generally, the CSA removed many of the issues raised by commenters on the previous proposal and the final rules are less onerous than the previous draft.
Summary of the changes
Conflicts of Interest (COIs):
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