Securities Law & Instruments

NOTICE OF MINISTERIAL APPROVAL OF
ARRANGEMENTS REGARDING THE ACCESS,
COLLECTION, STORAGE AND USE OF DERIVATIVES DATA

On March 16, 2017, the Minister of Finance approved, pursuant to section 143.10 of the Securities Act (Ontario), the arrangements that the Ontario Securities Commission entered into with each of Financial and Consumer Services Commission (New Brunswick), Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia Securities Commission (the “Derivatives Data Arrangements”).

The Derivatives Data Arrangements set out an understanding that the OSC will act as an agent for the purposes of accessing, collecting, storing, analyzing and reporting on derivatives data, as collected by relevant trade repositories. The Derivatives Data Arrangements were published in the Bulletin on January 26, 2017 at (2017), 40 OSCB 888.

Questions may be referred to:

Jean-Paul Bureaud
Director
Office of Domestic and International Affairs
Tel: 416-593-8131
E-mail: jbureaud@osc.gov.on.ca

Shaun Olsen
Derivatives Specialist
Derivatives Branch
Tel: 416-593-8242
E-mail: solsen@osc.gov.on.ca