TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is inviting applications for membership on its Investor Advisory Panel (IAP), which provides an investor perspective on the policy and rule-making initiatives of the OSC.
The IAP advises and comments on proposed rules, policies and investor protection initiatives, while considering the views of a broad range of investors through consultation with investors and organizations representing investors.
The IAP is an important voice for investors in the regulatory process, and new members will be selected to ensure that the panel continues to represent a broad range of relevant experience, skills, knowledge and perspectives. Members are appointed for terms of up to two years and will be compensated for their time in meeting the IAP's mandate. A selection committee consisting of two Commissioners and a Vice-Chair will interview short-listed candidates. The Chair of the OSC will appoint the panel members based on the recommendations of the selection committee.
Interested parties are invited to submit their resume indicating their relevant experience by October 26, 2018. Applications and questions regarding the IAP can be addressed to:
Denise Morris, Manager
Ontario Securities Commission
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, and to contribute to the stability of the financial system and the reduction of systemic risk. 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 www.osc.gov.on.ca.
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