OSC requests applications for investment funds committee

By Staff | May 31, 2017 | Last updated on May 31, 2017
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The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is accepting applications for membership on its Investment Funds Product Advisory Committee (IFPAC).

Established in 2011, IFPAC advises OSC staff on product developments and innovations in the investment funds and structured products industry, and provides feedback on policy and rule-making initiatives.

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The committee meets four times a year and consists of eight to 12 members, serving for two-year terms. Members propose topics for discussion to the chair and lead discussion on selected topics at IFPAC meetings.

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Senior representatives with product development experience in the investment funds and structured products industry and other interested persons are invited to submit applications. For 2017-2019, the OSC says it will consider applications from senior legal, accounting and other professional advisors.

IFPAC is chaired by Melissa Schofield, senior legal counsel for the OSC’s investment funds and structured products branch.

Email your applications indicating your areas of practice and relevant experience by June 21, 2017, to Louisa Tong at ltong@osc.gov.on.ca, copying Schofield at mschofield@osc.gov.on.ca.

Questions about IFPAC can be addressed to:

Melissa Schofield Senior Legal Counsel, Investment Funds and Structured Products Branch Ontario Securities Commission 416-595-8777 mschofield@osc.gov.on.ca

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