OSC Announces New Registrant Advisory Committee Members

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the new membership of the Registrant Advisory Committee (RAC) for the 2017-2019 term.  The RAC serves as a forum to discuss issues and challenges faced by registrants in interpreting and complying with Ontario securities law, including registration and compliance related matters. 

The Committee also plays a consultative role by providing the OSC with feedback on the development and implementation of policy and rulemaking initiatives that promote investor protection, and fair and efficient capital markets. 

Debra Foubert, Director of the Compliance and Registrant Regulation Branch, will continue to chair the RAC.

The RAC is composed of members representing the various registration categories and business models that are subject to oversight by the OSC.  The Committee generally meets four times per year, with the possibility of ad hoc meetings as required, and members serving two-year terms.  The committee members are:

Prema K. R. Thiele                 

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Chirstine Arruda

Brandes Investment Partners & Co.

Peter Moulson                      

CIBC Asset Management Inc.

Fraser Howell

FT Portfolios Canada Co

Eric Adelson                          

Invesco Canada Ltd.

Geoff Clarke

Miller Thomson LLP

Denys Calvin

Portfolio Management Association of Canada and
Nexus Investment Management Inc.      

Conan McIntyre                     

PowerOne Capital Markets Limited

Julie Clarke                          

Private Capital Markets Association of Canada

Paul Spagnolo                        

Sionna Investment Managers Inc.

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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