OSC Announces Roundtable on the Option of Discontinuing Embedded Commissions

TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today announced that it will host a roundtable to facilitate further stakeholder input on Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) Consultation Paper 81-408 Consultation on the Option of Discontinuing Embedded Commissions

The roundtable will take place on September 18, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the 22nd floor of the OSC's offices, located at 20 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario.

The event will include panel discussions on the themes emerging from the consultation. The panel discussions will reflect a diversity of views, so as to facilitate a balanced debate.

Stakeholders wishing to participate as panelists at the roundtable are asked to send an email with full contact details to InvestmentFunds@osc.gov.on.ca.

Additional details regarding the roundtable, including the agenda, list of panelists and information about how stakeholders can register to attend, will be published the week of August 14.

Any media interested in attending the roundtable should contact media_inquiries@osc.gov.on.ca.

The dates for roundtables hosted by other CSA jurisdictions will be announced by the respective regulators.

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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