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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 26, 2016


OSC Seeks Applications for the Registrant Advisory Committee


TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is seeking applicants for membership on its Registrant Advisory Committee (RAC).

In recognizing the importance of consulting with stakeholders, the OSC’s RAC serves as a forum to discuss issues and challenges faced by registrants in interpreting and complying with Ontario securities law, including registration and compliance related matters.

The Committee also plays a consultative role by providing feedback to the OSC on the development and implementation of policy and rule making initiatives that promote investor protection, and fair and efficient capital markets.

Established in 2012, the RAC meets approximately four times per year, with additional ad hoc meetings as required. The Committee consists of 10 to 12 members representing the different registration categories and business models overseen by the OSC.  Membership terms for the RAC will be for 24 months, at which point we will review the RAC membership.

The RAC is chaired by Debra Foubert, Director, Compliance and Registrant Regulation.
Interested parties should submit their resume indicating their relevant experience by October 24, 2016 to compliance@osc.gov.on.ca.

Any questions regarding the RAC can be addressed to:
Felicia Tedesco
Manager, Compliance and Registrant Regulation
Ontario Securities Commission
416-593-8273
ftedesco@osc.gov.on.ca

Merzana Martinakis
Senior Accountant, Compliance and Registrant Regulation
Ontario Securities Commission
416-593-2398
mmartinakis@osc.gov.on.ca

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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