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December 2, 2016

OSC Announces New Registrant Advisory Committee Members

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the new membership of the Registrant Advisory Committee (RAC) for the 2017-2019 term.  The 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 the OSC with feedback on the development and implementation of policy and rulemaking initiatives that promote investor protection, and fair and efficient capital markets. 

Debra Foubert, Director of the Compliance and Registrant Regulation Branch, will continue to chair the RAC.

The RAC is composed of members representing the various registration categories and business models that are subject to oversight by the OSC.  The Committee generally meets four times per year, with the possibility of ad hoc meetings as required, and members serving two-year terms.  The committee members are:

Prema K. R. Thiele                 
Chirstine Arruda                    
Peter Moulson                        
Fraser Howell                         
Eric Adelson                          
Geoff Clarke                          
Denys Calvin                         

Conan McIntyre                     
Julie Clarke                            
Paul Spagnolo
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Brandes Investment Partners & Co.
CIBC Asset Management Inc.
FT Portfolios Canada Co.
Invesco Canada Ltd.
Miller Thomson LLP
Portfolio Management Association of Canada and
Nexus Investment Management Inc.
PowerOne Capital Markets Limited
Private Capital Markets Association of Canada
Sionna Investment Managers Inc.

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


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