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To view exemption orders, please go to exemption orders related to issuers and exemption orders related to registrants.
Designation Orders are issued for the purpose of ensuring appropriate treatment of a particular matter that falls within Alberta securities laws. Most Designation Orders are made pursuant to section 10 of the Securities Act (Alberta), however, certain Rules also contemplate the issuance of Designation Orders. Current Designation Orders are listed below and can also be found, where relevant, in the Regulatory Instruments section of this website.
ASC Designation Orders currently in effect:
Blanket Orders are issued for the purpose of providing mass exemptive relief (as opposed to providing an exemption for one individual or applicant) from a regulatory requirement. Current Blanket Orders are linked below and can also be found in the Regulatory Instruments section of this website. Blanket Orders that have expired or been revoked can also found in the Regulatory Instruments section, either on the history tab of the rule they affected, or on their own page.
ASC Blanket Orders currently in effect:
ASC Blanket Order 51-520 Exemption from section 150 of the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) - Varied
Status: Effective 21 July 2021
ASC Blanket Order 31-537 Transitional Relief related to the Deferred Sales Charge Option in Respect of Client Focused Reforms
Status: Effective 30 June 2021
Exempting regulated clearing agencies from the frequency of the requirement to deliver Form 94-102F3 Customer Collateral Report: Regulated Clearing Agency
Status: Effective 1 August 2021
Self-Certified Investor Prospectus Exemption
Status: Effective 31 March 2021
Exemption from National Instrument 81-104 Alternative Mutual Funds
Status: Effective 28 January 2021
Status: Effective 26 May 2020
Status: Effective 20 May 2020
Status: Effective 30 April 2020
Status: Effective 19 April 2021
Status: Effective 16 April 2020
Status: Effective 18 March 2020
Status: Effective 23 March 2020