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OSC Proposed Change to Policy 15-601, Whistleblower Program [ED]

Com­ment pe­riod ends on March 20, 2018

Pro­posed ef­fec­tive date:

Not spec­i­fied.

Last up­dated:

January 2018

 

Overview

On January 18, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published for comment a proposed change to OSC Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program.

Following further consideration as well as feedback received from the Law Society of Ontario subsequent to the publication of the final Policy, the OSC is proposing a change to the Policy to clarify that in-house counsel who report information under the Policy in breach of applicable provincial or territorial bar or law society rules or equivalent rules applicable in another jurisdiction will not be eligible for a whistleblower award.

Recent activities developments

January 2018

On January 18, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published for comment a proposed change to OSC Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program. Comments are requested by March 20, 2018.

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