Investor schooling stays an essential pillar of the OSC’s give attention to defending traders and it’ll look to enhance entry to applications, proceed to implement and enhance the OSC Seniors Technique, and reply to investing developments similar to gamification and digitalization.
Complaints and cryptos
Complaints and disputes dealing with is one other precedence, and the regulator will proceed to work with different CSA members on issues such because the proposal to present binding authority on compensation choices to OBSI or one other physique.
This may embrace contemplating stakeholder suggestions within the growth of a ultimate framework and proposed legislative amendments to offer an impartial dispute decision service.
The regulator additionally proposes strengthening oversight and enforcement within the cryptocurrency sector in gentle of current insolvencies within the trade which spotlight the excessive stage of threat in these investments. The OSC desires crypto buying and selling platforms to be introduced into compliance with securities legal guidelines and convey enforcement actions in opposition to these that don’t persist with the foundations.
“The proposed priorities construct on the OSC’s ongoing work to ship on our mandate to modernize regulation and reply shortly to market modifications,” stated Grant Vingoe, CEO of the OSC. “As we contemplate our work via the lens of evolving macroeconomic circumstances and investor attitudes, we’re taking a long-term view to make sure our capital markets proceed to ship compelling funding alternatives and robust investor safety.”