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September 24, 2014

OSC offers additional seminars for small and medium enterprises

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today that it is adding four sessions to the 'OSC SME Institute' to further assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with information about market access, capital raising and cost-effective regulatory compliance.

From 2012 to 2014, 564 attendees participated in 18 'OSC SME Institute' sessions. The program continues to inform SMEs in different industries across Ontario on how to avoid common deficiencies, navigate Ontario’s regulatory requirements and gives SMEs the opportunity to hear first-hand from OSC Staff on the latest issues impacting their markets.

This fall and winter, the OSC will offer courses covering:

  • Appropriate mineral disclosure for mining issuers;
  • Best practices for meeting continuous disclosure obligations;
  • Capital raising for small and medium enterprises; and,
  • Calculating participation fees.

Those interested can register and find the OSC SME Institute seminar calendar and course descriptions on the Small and Medium Enterprises page of the OSC website.   For questions, please contact  The sessions will also be available via webinar on the OSC website.

SMEs are also encouraged to join the OSC’s SME Community to receive regular updates on OSC initiatives, policies and programs impacting their market. 


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