Regulatory Authorities and Affiliations
Investment Funds Institute of Canada
PFSL Investments Canada Ltd., mutual fund dealer, is a member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (“IFIC”). IFIC is the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry, including fund managers, distributors and industry service organizations. IFIC proactively influences and advances industry issues within the regulatory framework, members’ efficiencies, knowledge and proficiency.
For more information, please visit www.ific.ca.
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
PFSL Investments Canada Ltd., mutual fund dealer, is a member of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”). The MFDA is the national self-regulatory organization (SRO) for the distribution side of the Canadian mutual fund industry. The MFDA regulates the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its members and their representatives with a mandate to enhance investor protection and strengthen public confidence in the Canadian mutual fund industry.
For more information, please visit www.mfda.ca.
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
Primerica Life Insurance Company of Canada is regulated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (“OSFI”). OFSI is an independent agency of the Government of Canada established in 1987 to contribute to the safety and soundness of the Canadian financial system. OSFI supervises and regulates federally registered banks and insurers, trust and loan companies, as well as private pension plans subject to federal oversight, and ensures they are complying with their governing legislation.
For more information, please visit www.osfi-bsif.gc.ca.
Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments
PFSL Investments Canada Ltd., mutual fund dealer, is an Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (“OBSI”) Member Company. OBSI resolves disputes between participating banking services and investment firms and their customers if they can’t solve them on their own. They are independent and impartial, and their services are free to consumers. As an alternative to the legal system, the OBSI works informally and confidentially to find a fair outcome.
For more information, please visit www.obsi.ca.
OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance
Primerica Life Insurance Company of Canada is an OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance (“OLHI”) Member Company. OLHI is a national independent complaint resolution and information service for consumers of Canadian life and health insurance products and services, including life, disability, employee health benefits, travel, and insurance investment products such as annuities and segregated funds. OLHI is a member of the Financial Services OmbudsNetwork (FSON), a Canada-wide dispute resolution service supported by Canada’s financial services regulators and financial services firms.
For more information, please visit www.olhi.ca.
Primerica Life Insurance Company of Canada is a member of Assuris. Assuris is a not for profit organization that protects Canadian policyholders in the event that their life insurance company should fail. Their role is to protect policyholders by minimizing the loss of benefits and ensuring a quick transfer of their policies to a solvent company, where their benefits will continue to be honoured. Assuris is funded by the life insurance industry and endorsed by government. There is no cost to policyholders for Assuris’ protection.
For more information, please visit www.assuris.ca.
Autorité des Marchés Financiers
The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF" or the "Authority") is the body mandated by the Québec government to regulate Québec's financial markets and assist consumers of financial products and services. The AMF is unique in that it oversees, in an integrated manner, the areas of insurance, securities, derivatives, deposit institutions-other than banks-and the distribution of financial products and services. For more information, please visit www.lautorite.qc.ca.
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