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Commission des
valeurs mobilières
de l'Ontario

October 30, 2018

OSC offers new resource for respondents

FAQ clarifies procedures expected in OSC tribunal proceedings

TORONTO - The Ontario Securities Commission today published “Frequently Asked Questions About Proceedings” on its website. This information is intended to assist respondents, including self-represented parties as well as others involved in proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission tribunal by answering frequently asked questions and providing a general overview of procedures that can be expected in tribunal proceedings.

The FAQ provides general information about proceedings and an overview of the steps typically taken in the various types of proceedings before the Commission in an accessible, user-friendly format. The FAQ also provides links to additional resources related to the process for proceedings before the Commission.

The mandate of the OSC is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices, to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in the capital markets, and to contribute to the stability of the financial system and the reduction of systemic risk. 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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