Media Release - Ontario Securities Commission - OSC Announces Market Structure Advisory Committee Members for 2015 - 2017

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the Market Structure Advisory Committee (MSAC) for the 2015 – 2017 term. 

The MSAC serves as a forum to discuss issues associated with market structure and marketplace operations in the Canadian markets. The committee also provides OSC Staff with meaningful feedback regarding the development of policy and rule-making initiatives that promote investor protection, fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in those markets. 

"Given the pace of change in the marketplace, it is critically important that we continue to consult and receive feedback from industry," said Susan Greenglass, Director, Market Regulation. "The Market Structure Advisory Committee is a source of valuable feedback and we look forward to benefitting from their experience and expertise."

The MSAC will meet four or more times a year, with members serving two-year terms. Effective November 1st, 2015, the MSAC members are:

Stephen Bain

RBC Capital Markets

Ricardo DaCosta

IRESS Market Technology Canada

Deana Djurdjevic

TMX Group              

Craig Hurl

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Dan Kessous

Chi-X Canada

Heather Killian

CIBC World Markets

Patrick McEntyre

National Bank Financial

Andrew O'Hara

Tradebot Systems

David Panko

TD Securities

Andreas Park

University of Toronto

Cindy Petlock

Aequitas NEO Exchange

Kelly Reynolds

Hillsdale Investment Management

Vidis Vaiciunas

Independent

Paul Whitehead

BlackRock

Evan Young

Scotia Capital

The mandate of the OSC is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in the capital markets. Investors are urged to check the registration of any persons or company offering an investment opportunity and to review the OSC investor materials available at http://www.osc.gov.on.ca

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SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

For further information: For Media Inquiries: media_inquiries@osc.gov.on.ca; For Investor Inquiries: OSC Contact Centre, 416-593-8314, 1-877-785-1555 (Toll Free)

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