The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is an independent Crown corporation that regulates Ontario’s capital markets by making rules that have the force of law and by adopting policies that influence the behaviour of capital markets participants.
Frequently used instruments, rules and policies
Ontario Instrument 45-506 Start-Up Crowdfunding Registration and Prospectus Exemptions (Interim Class Order)
Companion Policy 45-501CP – Ontario Securities Commission Rule 45-501 Ontario Prospectus and Registration Exemptions
CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Proposed Changes to Companion Policy 41-101CP to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements Related to Financial Statement Requirements
CSA Notice and Request for Comment Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions to introduce the Listed Issuer Financing Exemption
Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations and Other Amendments and Changes Relating to Annual and Interim Filings of Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers and Seeking Feedback on a Proposed Framework
OSC Notice and Request for Comment - Proposed Amendments to Ontario Securities Commission Rule 25-501 (Commodity Futures Act) Designated Benchmarks and Benchmark Administrators and Proposed Changes to Companion Policy 25-501 (Commodity Futures Act)