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11/17/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Insurers and Non-Federal Extra-Provincial Insurers Operating in B.C.
Adoption of OSFI Guidelines and Amendments to FICOM Requirements for OSFI Guideline B-2
11/08/2016 pdf Industry Update
Mortgage Broker Conflict Of Interest Disclosure In B.C.
10/26/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Extension of Solvency Deficiency Payment Period
10/25/2016 pdf Order of Lieutenant Governor in Council (PBSR Schedule 8)
Extension of Solvency Deficiency Payment Period
10/17/2016 pdf Open Letter to All B.C. Credit Unions
RE: Federal Continuance
10/05/2016 pdf Letter to All CEOs and General Managers of B.C. Credit Unions
Regarding the Net Cumulative Cash Flow Reporting guideline along with a new template
10/03/2016 pdf Credit Union Bulletin
Credit Union Constitution and Rules Amendments
09/30/2016 pdf Insurance Bulletin
Filing Requirements For B.C. Incorporated General Insurance Companies
09/30/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
APR filing of Membership
09/27/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Filing of Notice of Termination of Plans
09/22/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Life Insurance Companies and Fraternal Benefit Societies
Adoption of OSFI's 2016 changes to the Memorandum to the Appointed Actuary (Life Insurance)
09/22/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Authorized P&C Insurance Companies and Reciprocal Exchanges
Adoption of OSFI's 2016 changes to the Memorandum to the Appointed Actuary's Report on Property and Casualty Insurance Business
09/20/2016 pdf Mortgage Brokers Bulletin
2016/2017 Regulatory Update Advisory
09/15/2016 pdf Industry Alert
New Actions Against Unlicensed Real Estate Services in BC
09/15/2016 pdf Real Estate Bulletin
Unlicensed And Non-Exempt Real Estate Services
09/12/2016 pdf Letter to All CEOs and General Managers of B.C. Credit Unions
IFRS 9 Readiness Self-Assessment Follow Up
08/18/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Clarification of Union Consent Requirement for Target Benefit Plan Conversions
08/17/2016 pdf Pension Report
Plans Registered in British Columbia
08/16/2016 pdf News Release
FICOM Announces Interim Executive Team
08/16/2016 pdf News Release
FICOM Welcomes Appointment of New Member
08/15/2016 pdf Letter to All B.C. Credit Union CEOs/General Managers
Use of Deposit Agents
08/11/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Authorized P&C Insurers, and Reciprocal Insurance Exchanges
Annual Update to the Manual of Financial Reporting Forms and Instructions
07/28/2016 pdf Industry Alert
New Penalties for Property Transfer Tax Avoidance
07/27/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Life Insurance Companies and Fraternal Benefit Societies
Annual Update to the Manual of Financial Reporting Forms and Instructions
07/20/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Authorized Credit Unions
Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices at B.C. Credit Unions
07/05/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Clarification of Triennial Plan Assessment Timeline
07/04/2016 pdf Letters to B.C. Authorized Life Insurance Companies and Fraternal Benefit Societies as well as
Property and Casualty Insurance Companies
Change of Filing Requirements
06/27/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Pension Plan Administration in the Event of a Postal Strike
06/24/2016 pdf Pensions Guidelines
Non-Compliant Filings Administrative Penalty
06/24/2016 pdf Competition Bureau Alert
Don't Flip for "Free" Real Estate Investment Seminars
06/24/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
B.C. signs PRPP Agreement
06/02/2016 pdf News Release
B.C. Enters New Agreement on Multi-Jurisdictional Pension Plans
06/01/2016 pdf Letter to All B.C. Credit Union CEOs/General Managers
2016 Asset Groupings
05/12/2016 pdf News Release
FICOM CEO to Join Federal Regulator
05/11/2016 pdf Letter to All Provincially Regulated Financial Institutions
Anti-money Laundering/Anti-terrorist Financing
05/03/2016 pdf Consumer Alert
Attempts to Sell Your Own Property Online May be Targeted by Unlicensed Operators
04/29/2016 pdf Industry Update
Mortgage Broker: Alert regarding Conflict of Interest Disclosure in B.C.
04/12/2016 pdf Letter to All B.C. Credit Union CEOs/General Managers
IFRS 9 Readiness Self-Assessment
04/06/2016 pdf Letter to B.C. Incorporated Life Insurance Companies
Notice of Intent to Adopt Guideline: Life Insurance Capital Adequacy Test (LICAT)
03/16/2016 pdf Letter to Central 1 Class A Members
Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) Standards for Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1)
03/15/2016 pdf News Release
Terms of Reference Released for Independent Advisory Group on Real Estate Regulation
03/15/2016 pdf News Release
Financial Institutions Regulator Sets Expectations for Home Warranty Insurance
03/14/2016 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Guideline for Converting Plans from Defined Benefit to Targeted Benefit
02/23/2016 pdf News Release
Independent Advisory Group on Real Estate Regulation
02/10/2016 pdf Financial Institutions Bulletin
Name Requests by Non-Financial Institutions
02/01/2016 pdf Letter to All CEOs and General Managers of B.C. Credit Unions
Regarding CUPSA Information Technology (IT) Audit Guidance
01/14/2016 pdf

Advisory Letter to All Insurers Authorized to Write Home Warranty Class of Insurance
Regarding Home Warranty Insurance

01/13/2016 pdf Letter to All CEOs and General Managers of B.C. Credit Unions
Regarding the Net Cumulative Cash Flow Liquidity Reporting guideline along with a new template
01/06/2016 pdf Open Letter to Mortgage Brokers
Conflict of Interest Disclosure - Ongoing Consultation
01/05/2016 pdf Updated Letter to All Insurers Authorized to Write Life and/or Accident & Sickness Insurance in B.C.
Regarding Information Bulletin INS-15-002: Creditors Group Insurance
01/04/2016 pdf Letter to British Columbia Authorized Reciprocal Insurance Exchanges
Minimum Capital Test (MCT) Audit Requirement
12/14/2015 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Extension of Amendment Filing Deadline
12/10/2015 pdf News Release
Financial Institutions Commission Welcomes Reappointment of Two Serving Members
12/04/2015 pdf Letter to British Columbia Incorporated Life Insurers
Adoption of Guideline: Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirements (MCCSR)
12/04/2015 pdf Letter to British Columbia Incorporated Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurers and British Columbia Authorized Reciprocal Insurance Exchanges
Adoption of Guideline: Minimum Capital Test (MCT)
12/03/2015 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Equities in a Target Benefit Provision
11/25/2015 pdf Letter to BC Trust Companies and Non-Federally Regulated Extraprovincial Trust Companies
Consultation on Adoption of OSFI Guidelines
11/19/2015 pdf Pensions Financial Hardship Unlocking
Low Income - How it works instructional video
11/02/2015 pdf Letter to All BC Credit Union CEOs/General Managers
No Early Adoption of IFRS 9
09/29/2015 pdf News Release
New Pension Standards
09/28/2015 pdf Letters to Insurance Industry
2015 Annual Update to the Manual of Financial Reporting Forms and Instructions
09/15/2015 pdf Letter to All Authorized Life and/or Accident & Sickness Insurers
regarding insurance bulletin INS-15-002: Creditor's Group Insurance
08/26/2015 pdf Media Release
BCLI Seeking Input on Pension Division on Marriage Breakdown
08/20/2015 pdf News Release
BC mortgage broker regulator urges reporting of any suspected misconduct
08/07/2015 pdf Letter to BC Incorporated Life Insurers
2016 OSFI Draft Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirements (MCCSR) Guideline
07/31/2015 pdf Letter to BC Incorporated Property & Casualty Insurers
2016 OSFI Draft Minimum Capital Test Guideline
07/06/2015 pdf Letter to All Authorized Life and/or Accident and Sickness Insurers
Amendment to Insurance Regulation, BC Reg. 403/2012
06/15/2015 pdf Pensions Report
A profile of defined benefit pension plans registered in British Columbia
04/15/2015 pdf Letter to BC Credit Unions
regarding CUPSA IT Governance Guidance
03/17/2015 pdf Letter to BC P & C Insurers regarding Earthquake Exposure Filing Reminder
03/05/2015 pdf Letter to BC Credit Unions
Regarding Research Report on Residential Mortgage Default Probability
02/27/2015 pdf Letter to BC Credit Union Board Chairs, CEOs
Results of the Credit Union Continuance Working Group
02/26/2015 pdf Letter: Non-Compliant Filings Administrative Penalty Guide Finalized
Including: NFAP Guide
02/25/2015 pdf News Release
Financial Institutions Commission Welcomes New Commission Member
02/02/2015 pdf Letter: Adoption of a Prudent Person Approach
Including: Appendix regarding the Clarification of Requirements
01/28/2015 pdf Pensions Webinar
Locked Pensions
01/28/2015 pdf News Release
Residential Mortgage Underwriting Guideline for B.C. Credit Unions
01/14/2015 pdf News Release
New trust company authorized in British Columbia
12/23/2014 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Amendments to Comply with Alberta Legislative Changes
11/21/2014 pdf Bulletin regarding Use of Deposit Agents
10/06/2014 pdf Letter: Adoption of OSFI´s 2014 changes to the Memorandum to the Appointed Actuary (Life Insurance)
10/06/2014 pdf Letter: Adoption of OSFI´s 2014 changes to the Memorandum for the Appointed Actuary´s Report on Property and Casualty Insurance Business
10/02/2014 pdf Letter: Adoption of Guideline: Minimum Capital Test (MCT)
09/17/2014 pdf Consultation on Adoption of OSFI Guideline E-15
Appointed Actuary Guideline Impact Statement
09/16/2014 pdf Pension Unlocking Scams Update
08/28/2014 pdf Real Estate Bulletin
Amended Policy Statements under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act
08/07/2014 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Providing Notice of Contribution Holidays
07/16/2014 pdf News Release
Pension Unlocking Scams
06/13/2014 pdf Mortgage Brokers Bulletin - Continuing Education for Mortgage Brokers at Registration Renewal or Reinstatement
MB 14-002 (replaces MB 12-004 and MB 10-002)
06/13/2014 pdf Mortgage Brokers Bulletin - Continuing Education for Mortgage Brokers at Registration Renewal or Reinstatement
MB 14-002 (replaces MB 12-004 and MB 10-002)
06/12/2014 pdf Capital Adequacy Return - New Filing Requirement
06/06/2014 pdf Consumer / Industry Alert:
Suman Lata Sampat and Alpha Pacific Financial Corp. are not registered to provide mortgage broker services in British Columbia.
05/09/2014 pdf News Release
Risk-Based Regulatory Framework for Pension Plans
03/31/2014 pdf Letter: Guide to Intervention- BC Life Insurers and Life Insurance Societies
RE: Guide to Intervention (BC Life)
03/31/2014 pdf Letter: Guide to Intervention - BC Property and Casualty Insurers
RE: Guide to Intervention (P&C)
03/20/2014 pdf Insurance Bulletins replaced regarding Filing Requirements
INS-14-002 (was INS-11-002) and
INS-14-003 (was INS-11-003)
03/11/2014 pdf Open Letter
Structure of Creditor's Group Insurance Offered in British Columbia
02/27/2014 pdf Identification of Central 1 as a Domestic Systemically Important Financial Institution
Letter, Notice and Appendix Included
02/19/2014 pdf Adoption of OSFI´s Annual Memorandum to Appointed Actuaries
02/18/2014 pdf Frequently Asked Questions regarding Insurance Bulletin
Glass Repair or Replacement Contracts
02/14/2014 pdf Adoption of Guideline A-4: Regulatory and Internal Target Capital Ratios and Guideline E-19: Own Risk and Solvency Assessment
02/13/2014 pdf Mortgage Brokers Bulletin
Cease and Desist Order Against Northstone Investment Fund
01/29/2014 pdf Financial Institutions Bulletin
Personal Information Required Of Directors, Senior Officers, Subscribers And Shareholders
A frequently asked questions document is now available for reference on PIR's
01/27/2014 pdf Adoption of the MCCSR (2014)
Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirements (MCCSR) for 2014
01/20/2014 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Enhancements to the Pensions Electronic Reporting System
12/19/2013 pdf Letter to All CEOs / General Managers / Chief Agents of B.C. Authorized Financial Institutions (Credit Unions, Trust Companies, P&C and Life Insurers)
Administrative Penalties
12/02/2013 pdf News Release:
New canadian database for disciplinary actions against insurance companies and insurance intermediaries
11/14/2013 pdf Information Bulletin CU-13-001 and INS-13-002: Storing and Processing Information Outside of Canada
10/09/2013 pdf Remarks by the Deputy Superintendent of Pensions to BC Building Trades Council
09/27/2013 pdf Letter to B.C. Credit Unions
Capital Adequacy Return - New Filing Requirement
09/27/2013 pdf Letter to B.C. Life Insurance Companies and Fraternal Benefit Societies
Annual Update to the Manual of Financial Reporting Forms and Instructions
09/27/2013 pdf Letter to B.C. Authorized Property and Casualty Insurers
Annual Update to the Manual of Financial Reporting Forms and Instructions for Insurance Companies
09/05/2013 pdf News Release:
New guideline to strengthen B.C. credit union governance
09/03/2013 pdf Letter and OSFI Guidelines Summary Table
08/07/2013 pdf Consumer Alert:
Robert Alexander Collins is not licensed to provide rental property management services in B.C.
07/05/2013 pdf Revised MCT for BC Incorporated P&C Insurers
07/04/2013 pdf Remarks by C. Rogers, 2013 Credit Union Industry Conference
07/02/2013 pdf Letter and Guideline Impact Analysis Statement: ORSA and ITC Guidelines
06/26/2013 pdf CUDIC Audited Financial Statements 2012/2013
06/14/2013 pdf Letter and Guideline Impact Analysis Statement
Communicating Managing General Agents for Authorized Life Insurers
05/09/2013 pdf MBRCC launches national web site
04/18/2013 pdf Letter and FAQs
Communicating Assessment Criteria for B.C. Credit Unions
03/21/2013 pdf Letter Communicating Governance Guideline
03/19/2013 pdf Reinsurance Questionnaire
Feedback from Respondents
03/14/2013 pdf Insurance Bulletin 13-001
OSFI Guideline B-9 Adoption
03/06/2013 pdf Letter and Annex
Communicating Internal Capital Target Guideline
03/06/2013 pdf Mortgage Broker Bulletin 13-001
Mortgage Investment Corporations - Clarifying Scope of FICOM Regulation
02/12/2013 pdf Letter
Communicating Guide to Intervention
02/04/2013 pdf News Release:
SASRA Delegates
02/01/2013 pdf Letter
Credit Unions - Filing Update
01/31/2013 pdf Pensions Bulletin
Actuarial Information Summary
01/28/2013 pdf Open Letter
Financial Institutions Division: Communicating FICOM Guidance
12/14/2012 pdf Insurance Bulletin 12-006
2013 Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirement
12/13/2012 pdf Insurance Bulletin 12-005
2013 Minimum Capital Test Guideline
11/30/2012 pdf Reinsurance in the British Columbia Market
11/30/2012 pdf Consultative Correspondence and Guidelines for Credit Unions, Trust and Insurance Companies
Feedback must be submitted within 60 days of posting date
11/28/2012 pdf Updated Personal Information Return Form
10/30/2012 pdf Mortgage Brokers - News Release
Provincial regulators partner to increase consumer protection and improve mortgage broker standards
10/25/2012 pdf Updated Strata Property Guides
Strata Property Act | Resources and Guides
10/12/2012 pdf Restrictions to Commuted Value Transfers (Updated)
PENS-12-004
10/02/2012 pdf Pensions Bulletins
Bulletins PENS-12-002 and PENS-12-003
09/04/2012 pdf Insurance Bulletins
Bulletins INS-12-003 (Revised) and INS-12-004
08/31/2012 pdf Relicensing Education for Mortgage Brokers
Bulletin MB-12-004
08/29/2012 pdf Conditions of Registration
Bulletin MB-12-003
08/28/2012 pdf Supervisory Framework
Bulletins CU-12-001 and INS-12-002
06/15/2012 pdf Mortgage Broker Bulletin MB-12-002:
Permitted Functions of Unregistered Assistants
05/07/2012 pdf Civil Resolution Tribunal for strata disputes
See Civil Resolution Tribunal Act (Bill 44 - 2012, First Reading)
04/30/2012 pdf Legislation:
Bill 38 - Pensions Benefits Standards Act
03/01/2012 pdf Information Bulletin:
Task Force Report on Credit Union Governance Released
03/01/2012 pdf Report of the British Columbia Credit Union Governance Task Force
02/27/2012 pdf Mortgage Broker Bulletin MB-12-001:
Record Keeping Requirements for Mortgage Brokers
02/17/2012 Information on Catalyst Paper Corporation Pension Plans
 
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