OSC Staff Notice 11-742 (Revised) – Securities Advisory Committee

OSC Staff Notice 11-742 (Revised) – Securities Advisory Committee

OSC Notice

In a Notice published in the OSC Bulletin on October 26, 2023, the Commission invited applications for positions on the Securities Advisory Committee ("SAC"). SAC provides advice to the Commission and staff on a variety of matters including legislative and policy initiatives and important capital markets trends and brings various issues to the attention of the Commission and staff.

The Commission was very impressed with the number of highly qualified practitioners who applied for positions on SAC and would like to thank all those who applied.

The Commission is pleased to publish the names of the five new members who will be participating on SAC for the next three years:

Gesta AbolsFasken

Steve J. CutlerDavies Ward Philips and Vineberg LLP

Matthew MerkleyBlake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Howard RusakCanada Pension Plan Investment Board

Selma ThaverToronto Stock Exchange

The members of SAC have staggered terms. The continuing members of SAC are:

Jeff HershenfieldStikeman Elliott LLP

Rosalind HunterOsler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Nancy MehradRegistrant Law Professional Corporation

Manoj PunditBorden Ladner Gervais LLP

Heidi ReinhartNorton Rose Fulbright LLP

Robert SeagerVoorheis & Co. LLP

David A. SevilleTorys LLP

Sandra ZhaoMcMillan LLP

The Commission would like to take this opportunity to thank the four members of SAC, listed below, whose terms have ended and who have served on the Committee with great dedication. Their advice and guidance on a range of issues has been very valuable to the Commission.

Chris BirkettToronto Stock Exchange

Margaret ChowTD Bank Group

Bradley FreelanFasken

Chris SunstrumGoodmans LLP


Naizam Kanji 
General Counsel 
Tel: 416-593-8060 
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