OSC announces Market Structure Advisory Committee, members

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today the membership of the Market Structure Advisory Committee (MSAC) for the 2019–2021 term.

The MSAC serves as a forum to discuss issues associated with market structure and marketplace operations in the Canadian markets. The MSAC will also act as a source of feedback to OSC Staff on the development of policy and rule-making initiatives that promote investor protection, fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in those markets.

“The Market Structure Advisory Committee brings together a wealth of experience and knowledge, and we look forward to continuing to receive valuable input from the committee,” said Susan Greenglass, Director, Market Regulation at the OSC.

Effective October 1st, 2019, the MSAC members are:

Kevin SampsonTMX Group
Dan KessousNasdaq Canada
Martin PiszelOmega ATS
Robert GouleyOmers Capital Markets
Kelly ReynoldsHillsdale Investment Management
Katie GouinlockVanguard Investments Canada
Ryan RiordanQueen’s University
Stephen BainIndependent
Daniel SchlaepferSelect Vantage Canada
Nick SavonaITG
Jeff VareyRBC Capital Markets
Alex PerelScotia Capital
David HechtTD Securities
Rizwan AwanBMO Capital Markets
Laflèche MontreuilDesjardins Securities
Mark WilkinsonCitadel Securities Canada

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.

Source: Ontario Securities Commission