Marketplaces, SROs & Clearing Agencies

The OSC oversees the operation of marketplaces, self-regulatory organizations (SROs), clearing agencies, and investor protection funds in Ontario. It promotes compliance with the requirements of the Securities Act (Ontario), as well as with any related rules and policies.

This section of the OSC’s website provides information on how the OSC oversees marketplaces, SROs, clearing agencies, and investor protection funds including:

  • the recognition or approval of marketplaces, SROs, clearing agencies, and investor protection funds
  • marketplaces, SROs, clearing agencies, and investor protection funds operating in Ontario
  • regulatory and filing requirements, and
  • policy initiatives related to market structure and marketplace operation.

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