Practice Standards

Project - Practice Standards
Initiative/Project Name: Practice Standards
Description: The Joint Forum statement of Principles and Practices for the Sale of Products and Services in the Financial Sector has been developed by regulators from all jurisdictions except Quebec and across all financial product sectors. It is expected that these principles and practices will be incorporated into the codes of conduct of financial industry associations and followed by all financial intermediaries in the distribution of financial products and services.

Publications:

Publications:
Document Name Date Description
Final Principles and Practices January 28, 2005 Final Principles and Practices for the Sale of Products and Services in the Financial Sector
Consumer's Guide January 28, 2005 Consumer's Guide to Financial Transactions
News Release January 28, 2005 News release from Joint Forum regarding release of Final Principles and Practices
Backgrounder January 28, 2005 Backgrounder regarding release of Final Principles and Practices
Letter to Stakeholders January 28, 2005 Letter to stakeholders regarding release of Final Principles and Practices
Summary of Responses May 29, 2003 Summary of stakeholder responses to Proposed Principles and Practices consultation
Stakeholder Submissions May 29, 2003 Stakeholder comments regarding proposed Principles and Practices for the Sale of Products in the Financial Services Sector
Consultation Document March 6, 2003 Proposed Principles and Practices Consultation Document
Consumer's Guide March 6, 2003 Proposed Consumer's Guide to Financial Transactions
Letter to Stakeholders March 6, 2003 Letter to stakeholders regarding consultation on Proposed Principles
Backgrounder March 6, 2003 Backgrounder regarding consultation document on Proposed Principles
Industry Examples
March 6, 2003
Descriptive examples to enhance intermediaries’ understanding of the principles and practices.