Marketplaces, SROs & Clearing Agencies
Market Structure Initiatives
The operation of both exchanges and ATSs in Ontario has created a multiple marketplace environment. Different ATSs and exchanges offer investors and market participants choices regarding trading strategies and order types. Advances in trading technology have also created an increasingly complex marketplace for trading securities.
The OSC analyzes and monitors changes in market structure and develops rules and policies to address any regulatory concerns that may arise.
Market structure initiatives that the OSC has undertaken include: