OSC Media Advisory: Dialogue 2019: Regulation for Confidence and Growth

TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC) annual conference, OSC Dialogue takes place on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building). The registration desk will open at 7:45 a.m.

This year, OSC Dialogue will focus on the future of securities regulation and streamlining regulation to reduce burden while benefiting investors. Panelists will discuss the changing global economy, the impact of innovation, key market trends, and opportunities for Canadian businesses.

Media interested in attending OSC Dialogue 2019 should register in advance by contacting media_inquiries@osc.gov.on.ca.

OSC Dialogue is eligible for IIROC and FP Canada continuing education credits and may be eligible for Law Society of Ontario and CPA Ontario substantive hours.

For more information and further updates on the event, visit OSC Dialogue 2019, follow #OSCDialogue on Twitter, or click here to sign up for OSC email alerts.


7:45 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

  • Lawrence Haber, Lead Director, OSC

8:35 a.m.
Opening remarks

  • Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, Ontario

8:45 a.m.
Economic change and the path forward
Keynote Discussion

  • Maureen Jensen, Chair and CEO, OSC
  • Stephen S. Poloz, Governor, Bank of Canada

9:30 a.m.
Uncovering opportunity amid uncertainty

  • Joe Brusuelas, Chief Economist, RSM US LLP
  • Beata Caranci, Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President, TD Bank Group
  • Eric Lascelles, Chief Economist, RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Moderator: Paul Redman, Chief Economist and Head of Research, OSC

10:40 a.m.

11:00 a.m.
Coming together to regulate today’s global marketplace

  • Ashley Alder, CEO, Securities, and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and Chair, IOSCO Board
  • Cathie Armour, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Maureen Jensen, Chair and CEO, OSC
  • Elisabeth Roegele, Chief Executive Director Securities Supervision/Asset-Management, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
  • Moderator: Andrew Willis, Business Columnist, Report on Business, The Globe and Mail

12:10 p.m.

1:15 p.m.
Welcome Back

  • Lawrence Haber, Lead Director, OSC

1:20 p.m.
Lessons in streamlining regulation: the U.S. experience
Case study discussion

  • Robert W. Cook, President, and CEO, FINRA
  • Tim Moseley, Vice-Chair, OSC

2:05 p.m.

2:25 p.m.
Rising to meet the challenge of evolving markets

  • Raymond Chan, Director, Investment Funds & Structured Products, OSC
  • Pat Chaukos, Deputy Director, LaunchPad, OSC
  • Kevin Fine, Director, Derivatives, OSC
  • Tyler Fleming, Director, Investor Office, OSC
  • Debra Foubert, Director, Compliance & Registrant Regulation, OSC
  • Susan Greenglass, Director, Market Regulation, OSC
  • Naizam Kanji, Director, Office of Mergers & Acquisitions, OSC
  • Jeff Kehoe, Director, Enforcement, OSC
  • Sonny Randhawa, Director, Corporate Finance, OSC
  • Moderator: Leslie Byberg, Executive Director, OSC

3:40 p.m.

  • Grant Vingoe, Vice-Chair, OSC

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