“2022 Annual update” to the Manual of Reporting Forms and Instructions for Deposit-Taking Institutions

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To: Chief Financial Officers of Banks and Federally Regulated Trust and Loan Companies and Principal Officers of Foreign Bank Branches


Andrew Peterson
Chief Data Officer

·       This is to advise you of the changes that were made to the Financial Information Committee (FIC) regulatory forms and instructions. These changes can be viewed on OSFI’s website.

Changes were made to the following regulatory reporting forms and instructions effective for 2023 filing:

Of note, the semi-annual filings which BoC collects for the OTC Derivatives Survey (OT) which is collected on behalf of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the Foreign Exchange Volume Survey (FX) which is collected on behalf of the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee (CFEC) will now be submitted via the Regulatory Reporting System (RRS).

Validation Rules and XML/XSD schemas

Any updates to the validation rule reports or the XML/XSD schemas will be posted on OSFI’s Web site once they are made available within the RRS system.

Additional Information / Questions

If you have any questions about completing or filing the financial Returns, please call Returns Administration at (613) 991-0609 or email at RA-RRS.Support@osfi-bsif.gc.ca.

cc: Canadian Bankers Association