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

On January 24, 2019, the Minister of Finance approved, pursuant to section 143.10 of the Securities Act (Ontario), arrangements that the Ontario Securities Commission entered into with each of

  • the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Prince Edward Island,
  • the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Northwest Territories,
  • the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Nunavut and
  • the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Yukon (each, a “Partner Jurisdiction”).

The arrangements set out an understanding between the OSC and each Partner Jurisdiction 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 (together, the “Derivatives Data Arrangements”). The Derivatives Data Arrangements were published in the Bulletin on December 13, 2018 at (2018), 41 OSCB 9691. The Derivatives Data Arrangements are effective January 24, 2019.  The text of the Derivatives Data Arrangements is reproduced in Chapter 5 of this Bulletin.

Questions may be referred to:

Kevin Fine
Director
Derivatives Branch
Tel: 416-593-8109
E-mail: kfine@osc.gov.on.ca