The Joint Standing Committee on Retail Investor Issues is made up of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada, Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments, and the Ontario Securities Commission. The committee focuses on matters relating to retail investors, such as enhancing investor education, promoting greater transparency of investment products offered for sale to retail investors, and otherwise strengthening the effectiveness of retail investor protections.

Part of the purpose of the committee is to identify opportunities and approaches to address, in a coordinated manner, ongoing and newly emerging issues that have an impact on retail investors.

To read the Terms of Reference for the committee, click here.

If you would like to be contacted about future investor consultations, please contact us at: jsc@osc.gov.on.ca.

Retail Investor Information Survey
News Release - JSC Releases Report on Retail Investor Information Survey (PDF)
Report on Retail Investor Information Survey (PDF)

Product Suitability Consultation
Report on the public consultation on product suitability (PDF)
Product Suitability Consultation (PDF)