OSC paper details ‘responsive’ regulation

By Staff | May 25, 2017 | Last updated on May 25, 2017
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The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has released A Framework for Responsive Market Regulation, a paper presented at Oxford University that addresses how Canadian regulators are responding to changes in the market.

Presented at a market structure conference at St. John’s College, Oxford University, on April 21, the paper sets out the OSC’s approach to regulatory policy that:

  • promotes implementing a vision;
  • identifies issues and opportunities;
  • fosters innovation; and
  • re-examines past decisions and their outcomes.

The paper looks at the evolution of market structure and the regulatory framework applicable to multiple markets and trading in Canada. For example, it describes Canadian regulators’ policies related to competition amongst trading venues, dark markets and high-frequency trading.

Read: In defence of high-frequency trading

The paper was co-authored by Timothy Baikie, senior legal counsel; Tracey Stern, manager of market regulation; and Maureen Jensen, chair of the OSC.

Read the full paper.

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