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News Release 2012


DateTitle

December 27, 2012Carrefour - Notice of hearing

December 21, 2012AMF reaches agreement with Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company

December 21, 2012Triglobal - 2007-033 - Service of notice of hearing

December 20, 2012Illegal practice as a dealer - Jacques Gagné fined $806,000

December 20, 2012Exportation Korinor and François C. Desrosiers plead guilty

December 19, 2012AMF launches penal proceeding against Ghislain Lavoie

December 19, 2012Integrity in Public Contracts Act - AMF announces first phase of authorizations

December 18, 2012Investissement Kinked Ltée - AMF sues two people

December 13, 2012AMF adjusts its annual and other fees

December 13, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Discussion Paper on Mutual Fund Fees

December 06, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Seek Comment on Model Rules Relating to Derivatives: Product Determination and Derivatives Trade Repositories and Data Reporting

December 04, 2012Late insider reporting - AMF sues André Audet

December 03, 2012Illegal Practice and Distributions - AMF sues Raphaël Huppé

November 29, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Adopt Amendments To Improve Issuer Communications with Investors

November 28, 2012Financière Hélios Capital - Service of Decision by Bureau

November 23, 2012Fer de Lance Foundation - Service of hearing notice

November 22, 2012Nosfinances.com - Further CTOs and freeze orders against persons associated with Daniel L'Heureux

November 22, 2012Changes to AMF senior management

November 19, 2012Promotion of youth site TesAffaires.com - AMF teams up with comedian Philippe Laprise

November 15, 2012Canadian Regulators Propose to Mandate OSBI's Dispute Resolution Service

November 08, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Seek Comment on the Regulation of Market Data Fees

November 05, 2012Centre de traitement d'information de crédit (C.T.I.C.) inc. - Six individuals fined over $1,500,000

November 02, 2012Aiding with illegal distribution - Daniel Boivin fined $10,000

October 26, 2012Illegal practice and distributions - Alfonso Vincenti fined $74,000

October 26, 2012Notice to investors in matter of CHIL - AMF to apply for remedial action

October 25, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Seek Comment on Amendments Relating to Direct Electronic Access

October 25, 2012Canadian Regulators Publish Consultation Paper on a Statutory Best Interest Duty

October 24, 2012Protégez-Vous and AMF publish - Practical Guide to Insurance

October 24, 2012Warning - Caution to Be Used When Solicited to Invest in Derivatives

October 23, 2012Illegal practice as a dealer and distributing securities without a prospectus - AMF files charges against Luc Chartrand and Irene Hornez

October 22, 2012Matter of Henri Lemieux and Financière Hélios Capital - Service of hearing notice

October 19, 2012Carrefour - Freeze order extended

October 18, 2012Raphaël Huppé, Vida Pharma Internation Corporation and Effective Control Corporation - Service of Decision by Bureau

October 17, 2012Notice of hearing

October 17, 2012AMF Index – AMF Index Encourages Financial Awareness Among Quebeckers

October 16, 2012Canadian securities regulators release 2012 Investor Index

October 15, 2012Excellence Program - AMF reveals its first university scholarship recipients

October 15, 2012Excellence Program - AMF Reveals Its First University Scholarship Recipients

October 12, 2012Carrefour - Freeze order extended

October 05, 2012Triglobal - 2007-033 - Freeze order extension

October 03, 2012Already subject to penal proceedings and a legal order - AMF sues Daniel Poulin for a second time

October 03, 2012AMF files 85 charges against Alan Murphy and Jean-François Chouinard

October 02, 2012Late insider trading reports - André Gagné fined $6,000

October 02, 2012Progressive Management Limited - A fifth individual found guilty

October 01, 2012Statement by Canadian authorities on clearing of standardized OTC derivatives contracts

September 18, 2012Triglobal - 2007-033 - Service of notice of hearing

September 14, 2012Raphaël Huppé, Vida Pharma Internation Corporation and Effective Control Corporation - Service of hearing notice

September 14, 2012Illegal Practice and Distributions in the Québec City Area - Charles Rancourt ordered to pay $118,500 in fines

September 13, 2012Carrefour - Notice of hearing

September 13, 2012Illegal Distribution and Illegal Practice as a Dealer - Mario Corriveau fined $506,000

September 13, 2012Canadian securities regulators seek further comment on proposed rule for venture issuers

September 12, 2012Les condos du Lac Taureau Project - $107,000 in penalties

September 10, 2012Carrefour - Notice of hearing

September 06, 2012In the Matter of MEGA Brands - Bureau hands down decision

September 06, 2012In the Matter of Norshield - Michel L'Italien fined $80,000 and René Joubert found guilty

September 06, 2012Nutripousses Inc. - AMF files nine charges against Denis Michel Ledoux

August 31, 2012Mutual Fund Dealer - Withdrawal of Rimac Financial Inc.’s Right to Practise

August 31, 2012Portfolio Management - Mandataire P.L.P. Inc. and Pierre-Louis Péloquin stripped of their rights and fined $32,500

August 30, 2012Illegal Practice as Claims Adjustor - Georges Younes fined

August 29, 2012Illegal Practice as a Securities Dealer - AMF files four charges against Georges Dufour

August 28, 2012Allegations of Transactions Based on Privileged Information - AMF calls for administrative penalties against Renée Roy and Jean-Pierre Lavallée

August 24, 2012Tempus - Illegal Practice and Distributions - Raymond Parent and Alain Botbol found guilty

August 23, 2012Natural Solutions International Inc. - Four co-accused fined almost $500,000

August 16, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators publish notice to clarify definition of Preliminary Economic Assessments in NI 43-101

August 06, 2012Financière Hélios Capital - Service of Decision by Bureau

July 31, 2012Carole Morinville - AMF to launch recourse for over $1,650,000

July 26, 2012No new trial for Gérald Turp

July 25, 2012Late Insider Trading Reports - Insider Fined $18,000

July 25, 2012Education and Good Governance Fund - AMF grants over $950,000 to nine projects

July 24, 2012Illegal practice as a damage insurance representative - AMF files 73 charges and seeks over $500,000 in fines

July 24, 2012Caution - Caution with regard to solicitations in the derivatives market

July 23, 2012Carrefour - Alleged Conspiracy to Manipulate the Market

July 23, 2012Cease Trade Order Against François Michaud, Righthedge Investments inc. and Wealth Building Venture inc.

July 19, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Annonce Results of Continuous Disclosure Reviews for Fiscal 2012

July 13, 2012Mutual Fund Dealer - Rimac Financial Inc.'s rights suspended

July 12, 2012Progressive Management Limited - Four individuals fined $412,000

July 12, 2012Already subject to penal proceedings for illegal practice - Order issued against Simon Déry

July 11, 2012Allegations of trading based on privileged information - AMF seeks penalty for insider trading

July 10, 2012Henri Lemieux and Financière Hélios Capital - Service of hearing notice

July 10, 2012Tuteur Modulaire J.C. Inc. - AMF files 19 charges against Jocelyn and Claude Lapierre

July 04, 2012Superior Court dismisses Bertrand Lussier's appel

July 04, 2012Proposed acquisition of TMX Group Inc. by Maple Group Acquisition Corporation - AMF issues decision regarding CDS

June 28, 2012Illegal distributions in the Québec City area - Two people convicted

June 28, 2012Coopérative de services aux professionnels de la Mauricie - Gaston Boily pleads guilty

June 28, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Establish Regulatory Framework to Manage Electronic Trading Risks

June 27, 2012Immeubles Le-Max inc. - AMF files 190 charges against Elie Lévy

June 27, 2012Carrefour - Service of decision extending freeze order and disgorgement order

June 27, 2012Immeubles Le-Max inc. - AMF files 190 charges against Élie Lévy

June 26, 2012Raphaël Huppé, Vida Pharma Internation Corporation and Effective Control Corporation - Service of Decision by Bureau

June 26, 2012Refusal to appear before an investigator - Sam Grinfeld charged again

June 22, 2012Late insider trading reports - AMF launches three penal proceedings

June 21, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Propose Disclosure Enhancements to Fund Facts

June 21, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Seek Comments on the Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms

June 20, 2012Nemex Network Corporation - AMF files 125 charges and seeks $2 million in fines

June 20, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators Seek Comments on OTC Central Counterparty Derivatives Clearing Framework

June 19, 2012Pierre Veillet and Groupe GDM Inc. - AMF files 267 charges and seeks over $4 million in fines

June 18, 2012Non-compliance with Freeze Order - Réal Samson and Suzanne Labrecque fined

June 18, 2012Watch out for miracle software that offers a return that is too good to be true

June 14, 2012Canadian securities regulators propose enhanced disclosure requirements on investment costs and performance

June 13, 2012Triglobal 2007-033 - Freeze order extension

June 13, 2012Triglobal 2008-004 - Freeze order extension

June 13, 2012Above-Average Profits In Québec's Automobile Insurance Industry in 2011

June 13, 2012Profits Stable Despite Volatile Economy

June 13, 2012Cooperatives are Solvent, Profitable and Growing

June 13, 2012Market Share of Québec Insurers Increases

June 12, 2012Changes in AMF's senior management

June 06, 2012Illegal Distributions - AMF launches penal proceeding against Daniel L'Heureux

June 04, 2012Marie-Thérèse Harton fined $4,000

June 01, 2012Sam Grinfeld fined $27,000

June 01, 2012Illegal Practice - AMF sues Kader Hanahem

May 30, 2012Carrefour - Notice of hearing

May 30, 2012Raphaël Huppé, Vida Pharma Internation Corporation and Effective Control Corporation - Service of hearing notice

May 28, 2012Hindering work of AMF investigator - Louis-Philippe Séguin agrees to pay $5,000 fine

May 25, 2012In the Matter of Norshield - Claude Tardif ordered to pay $16,000 in fines

May 25, 2012ACGI Inc. and Alain Côté - AMF files 185 charges and seeks over $2.7 million in fines

May 22, 2012AMF files 34 charges

May 18, 2012Illegal Distributions and Illegal Practice as a Dealer - AMF seeks $432,000 in fines from Sylvain Laroche

May 17, 2012Triglobal 2008-004 - Notice of hearing

May 17, 2012Triglobal 2007-033 - Notice of hearing

May 10, 2012Canadian securities regulators strengthen over-the-counter rules

May 09, 2012Illegal Distributions - AMF files 33 charges against Jerry Spénard and Isabelle Comeau

May 04, 2012Late Insider Trading Reports - Philip Renaud pleads guilty

May 03, 2012Proposed Acquisition of TMX Group by Maple Group Acquisition Corporation - AMF Issues Certain Decisions and Launches Consultation on CDS

April 30, 2012Fer de Lance Foundation - Service of hearing notice

April 30, 2012Gestion Soficap inc. - AMF files seven charges against Jean-Marc Gaudreau

April 30, 2012Canadian securities regulators grant Designated Rating Organization status under new regulatory framework

April 26, 2012CSA provides guidance to improve compliance of disclosure requirements related to prospectus exemptions

April 23, 2012Illegal receipt of a commission - Claude Sicotte found guilty again

April 23, 2012Illegal distributions and without prospectus - AMF files 40 charges against Marc Da Costa

April 19, 20122012-2017 Strategic Plan - AMF to help consumers be more vigilant and to foster more industry exchanges

April 17, 2012Financière Hélios Capital - Service of decision by Bureau

April 13, 2012CSA and IIROC announce the implementation of a dark liquidity framework in Canada

April 13, 2012CSA seeks comment on proposed over-the-counter derivatives exemption

April 10, 2012Mount Real and Norshield - Marc-André Froment and Roberto Milzi fined

April 04, 2012Cease trade order against Orbite Aluminae Inc. lifted

March 30, 2012Late Insider Trading Reports - Guy Goulet fined $57,000

March 29, 2012CSA Issues Investor Watch Regarding Foreign Currency Exchange (Forex/FX) Trading

March 28, 2012Money-services businesses - New regulatory framework effective April 1, 2012

March 21, 2012Illegal Practice in Damage Insurance - President of Water Safety Services Inc. and International Water Safety Foundation pleads guilty to 16 counts and is fined $83,000

March 20, 2012Illegal Practices and Distributions - Simon Déry Fined $42,000

March 19, 2012March: Fraud Prevention Month - Monitoring and detection help prevent fraud

March 16, 2012Distribution other than through a representative - Four insurers fined $80,000

March 15, 2012Proposed Acquisition of TMX Group Inc. - AMF intends to approve Maple application

March 07, 2012Financière Hélios Capital - Service of hearing notice

March 07, 2012March: Fraud Prevention Month - Caution with regard to social media

March 06, 2012Online fraud awareness campaign confirms investors' vulnerability

March 05, 2012Cease trade order against Orbite Aluminae Inc. maintained

March 05, 2012Caution regarding currency market - AMF cautions investors about solicitations through Markets.com and Bforex Ltd.

March 02, 2012AMF launches new consumer awareness campaign Five Key Questions to Help Avoid Financial Ruin

March 02, 2012CSA and IIROC Seek Input on Trade Transparency

March 02, 2012Carrefour - Bureau Decision Served

March 01, 2012Carrefour - Bureau Decision Served

March 01, 2012Cease trade order against Orbite Aluminae Inc.

February 29, 2012AMF Enforcement - Suppressing and Detecting Fraud and Educating Consumers

February 29, 2012Raphaël Huppé, Vida Pharma Internation Corporation and Effective Control Corporation - Service of Decision by Bureau

February 23, 2012Véhicules Nemo inc. - Michel Noreau fined $32,000

February 22, 2012Canadian Securities Regulators' 2011 Enforcement Report Highlights Proactive Measures to Protect Investors

February 21, 2012Illegal Distributions - Sebouh Melkonian fined $127,000

February 20, 2012Tectane Technologies Corporation - AMF Files 138 Charges

February 20, 2012Hippocampe - AMF files 28 charges against Simon Déry and Pierre Legault

February 17, 2012Richvale and Aurock Inc. - AMF lays charges against Pasquale Schiavone and Pierre Couture

February 17, 2012Triglobal - 2008-004 - Freeze order extension

February 17, 2012Triglobal - 2007-033 - Freeze order extension

February 17, 2012Alert - AMF urges caution regarding Nagle & Associates Insurance Compagny

February 14, 2012Carrefour - Notice of hearing

February 14, 2012Illegal Distributions - Efstratios Gavriil fined $90,000

February 10, 2012Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Quebec Autorité des marchés financiers, Ontario Securities Commission, Alberta Securities Commission and British Columbia Securities Commission Sign Regulatory Cooperation Arrangement

February 10, 2012CSA publishes findings and recommendations for the segregation and portability of customer positions and related collateral in over-the-counter derivatives clearing

February 09, 2012Carrefour - Notice of hearing

February 09, 2012Canadian securities regulators modernize rules concerning mutual funds

February 06, 2012Raphäel Huppé, Vida Pharma Internation Corporation and Effective Control Corporation - Service of hearing notice

February 02, 2012Illegal distributions in the Outaouais - AMF launches penal proceedings against Sébastien Doyon, Jean Verdon and 4412265 Canada inc.

February 01, 2012Already subject to penal proceedings for illegal distributions - Investors cautioned against solicitations by Daniel Poulin

February 01, 2012Pershimco - AMF files 41 charges against Roger Bureau and Ressources Pershimco inc.

January 30, 2012Triglobal - 2008-004 - Notice of hearing

January 30, 2012Triglobal - 2007-033 - Service of request for freeze order extension

January 27, 2012Canadian securities regulators adopt regulatory regime for Credit Rating Organizations

January 20, 2012Comments accepted until March 9, 2012 - AMF extends consultation on compensation

January 17, 2012Cease trade and freeze orders issued against Archer Gold Inc.