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OSC, AMF and MSC issue final derivatives rules

The Ontario Securities Commission on Thursday published the first set of its new harmonized derivative rules

OSC chair Howard Wetston appointed vice-chair of IOSCO

Ontario Securities Commission Chair Howard Wetston has been appointed a Vice-Chair of the Board of the International Organizations of Securities Commissions

OSC lays quasi-criminal charges in case involving Kazakhstan pension

The Ontario Securities Commission has laid quasi-criminal charges in an alleged fraud case involving a pension fund in the Republic of Kazakhstan

OSC extends Wetston’s chairman term by two years

The Ontario Securities Commission, Canada’s largest securities regulator, said Wednesday it has extended the term of its chair for two years. Howard Wetston, who was...

OSC accuses ex-First Leaside chief of securities fraud

The Ontario Securities Commission has accused David Phillips, the former chief executive and “directing mind” of defunct wealth management and real estate firm First Leaside...

Former First Leaside CEO ordered to halt investment work

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission has ordered the founder and former chief executive of defunct investment firm First Leaside Wealth Management Inc. to stop...

ABCP investors to get some money back by September

Nearly five years after Canada's market for third-party asset-backed commercial paper froze, regulators have moved a step closer to getting some money they extracted through...

OSC lays quasi-criminal charges against couple for alleged fraud

The Ontario Securities Commission has laid quasi-criminal charges against Terrence M. Bedford and Joanne Harris-Bedford. The pair are alleged to have engaged or participating in...

Watchdogs push to return $60-million to ABCP investors

Canadian regulators are trying to get around a comprehensive court-backed resolution to the asset-backed commercial paper crisis to return some $60-million to investors

Energy Income Fund goes to OSC

The battle at Energy Income Fund has entered a new phase: a call for involvement by the regulators. Late Friday, the company sent a package...

Competition concerns dim hopes of exchange merger

Anti-trust concerns have led to a preliminary rejection by European Union regulators of the proposed merger between NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse, according to this...

Loblaws takes stand on whistleblowers

A footnote in plans to beef up enforcement of Canada’s securities laws has caught the attention of the country’s biggest grocer. Loblaw Cos. Ltd. and...