Securities Law & Instruments

Headnote

National Policy 11-203 Process for Exemptive Relief Applications in Multiple Jurisdictions -- Exemption from general instruction 8 of the Form to include fund codes in the Fund Facts document.

Applicable Legislative Provisions

National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure, Part 6 and general instruction 8 to Form 81-101F3 Contents of Fund Facts Document.

July 27, 2011

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ("CIBC")

Attention: Valerie Lockerbie

Dear Sirs/Mesdames:

Re:

CIBC Mutual Funds and CIBC Family of Managed Portfolios (the "Funds")

 

 

Exemptive Relief Application under Part 6 of National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure (NI 81-101)

 

Application No. 2011/0589; SEDAR Project No. 1759749

By letter dated July 27, 2011 (the Application), CIBC, the Manager of the Funds applied to the Director of the Ontario Securities Commission (the Director) under Part 6 of NI 81-101 for relief from General Instruction 8 to Form 81-101F3 Contents of Fund Facts (the Form), which prohibits an issuer including any information not specifically prescribed by the Form to include fund codes in the Fund Facts document.

This letter confirms that, based on the information and representations made in the Application, and for the purposes described in the Application, the Director intends to grant the requested exemption to be evidenced by the issuance of a receipt for the Fund's prospectus, subject to the condition that the prospectus be filed no later than August 5, 2011.

Yours very truly,

"Raymond Chan"
Manager, Investment Funds Branch
Ontario Securities Commission