Unofficial Consolidation: Form 45-108F2 Risk Acknowledgement

Unofficial Consolidation: Form 45-108F2 Risk Acknowledgement

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Ontario Securities Commission

Form 45-108F2

Unofficial consolidation current to 2016-10-31

This document is not an official statement of law or policy and should be used for reference purposes only.

Form 45-108F2
Risk Acknowledgement

 

Instructions: This form must be completed by the purchaser before the purchaser enters into an agreement to purchase securities under the exemption in Multilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding.

Issuer name:       i.e., ABC Company

Type of security offered: i.e., common share

WARNING!

This investment is risky. Don’t invest unless you can afford to lose all the money you pay
for this investment.

 

 

Yes

No

1. Risk acknowledgement

 

 

Risk of loss – Do you understand that this is a risky investment and that you may lose all the money you pay for this investment?

 

Liquidity risk – Do you understand that you may never be able to sell this investment?

 

 

Lack of information – Do you understand that you may receive little ongoing information about the issuer and/or this investment?

 

 

No income – Do you understand that you may not earn any income, such as dividends or interest, on this investment?

 

 

2. No approval and no advice

 

 

No approval – Do you understand that this investment has not been reviewed or approved in any way by a securities regulatory authority?

 

 

No advice – Do you understand that you will not receive advice about whether this investment is suitable for you to purchase? [Instructions: Delete if the funding portal is operated by a registered investment dealer or exempt market dealer.]

 

 

3. Limited legal rights

 

 

Limited legal rights – Do you understand that you will not have the same rights as if you purchased under a prospectus or through a stock exchange?

If you want to know more, you may need to seek professional legal advice.

 

 

4. Purchaser’s understanding of this investment

 

 

Investment risks – Have you read this form and do you understand the risks of making this investment?

 

 

Offering document – Before you invest, you should read the offering document carefully. The offering document contains important information about this investment. If you have not read the offering document or if you do not understand the information in it, you should not invest.

Have you read and do you understand the information in the offering document?

 

 

5. Purchaser’s acknowledgement

 

 

First and last name:

Date:

 

Electronic signature: By clicking the ‘I confirm’ button, I acknowledge that I am signing this form electronically and agree that this is the legal equivalent of my handwritten signature. I will not at any time in the future claim that my electronic signature is not legally binding. The date of my electronic signature is the same as my acknowledgement.

6. Additional information

 

 

  • You have 48 hours to cancel your purchase from the date of the agreement to purchase the security and any amendment to the crowdfunding offering document of the issuer, by sending a notice to the funding portal at: [Instructions: Provide an email address or a fax number where purchasers can send their notice. Describe any other way purchasers can cancel their purchase.]
  • To check if the funding portal is operated by a registered dealer, go to www.aretheyregistered.ca
  • If you want more information about your local securities regulatory authority, go to www.securitiesadministrators.ca