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August 28, 2019
OSC announces Investment Funds Technical Advisory Committee members
TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the membership of the Investment Funds Technical Advisory Committee (IFTAC) for the 2019-2021 term.
The IFTAC provides opportunities for stakeholders to engage with the OSC to further smart and effective regulation in the investment funds and structured products space. The IFTAC will replace the Investment Funds Product Advisory Committee and focus on technical compliance challenges in the investment funds product regulatory regime, and opportunities for improving alignment between investor, industry and regulatory goals.
Chaired by Melissa Schofield, Senior Legal Counsel, Investment Funds and Structured Products, the Committee meets four times a year with members participating for two-year terms.
The committee members are:
|Steve Banquier||TD Securities Inc.|
|Michael Burns||McMillan LLP|
|Mario Cianfarani||Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.|
|Wayne Hong||Fundserv Inc.|
|John Kruk||Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP|
|Robert Lemon||CIBC World Markets Inc.|
|Steven Leong||BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited|
|Ruth Liu||Lysander Funds Ltd.|
|Valerie Lockerbie||Neo Exchange Inc.|
|Paul Mayhew||RBC Global Asset Management|
|Florence S. Narine||AGF Investments Inc.|
|Anne Ramsay||CI Investments Inc.|
|Gillian Seidler||Mackenzie Financial Corporation|
|Michael Thom||CFA Societies Canada|
|Rob Turnbull||BMO Capital Markets|
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 http://www.osc.gov.on.ca.
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