The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is a regulatory agency which administers and enforces securities legislation in the Canadian province of Ontario. The OSC is an Ontario Crown corporation which reports to the Ontario legislature through the Minister of Finance. OSC Mandate:
Protect investors from unfair, improper and fraudulent practices
Foster fair and efficient capital markets
Maintain public and investor confidence in the integrity of those markets
The OSC administers the Ontario Securities Act and the Commodity Futures Act and with about 500 employees, is the largest securities regulator in Canada and has the Toronto Stock Exchange within its jurisdiction. The OSC has been negatively reviewed in the public due to its slow decision making process, especially when compared to the S.E.C. in the United States.
SEDAR- Provides access to public fillings of Canadian Securities Issuers
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