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The IIAC Applauds Nomination of Maureen Jensen as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the OSC (IIAC Blog)

The IIAC Applauds Nomination of Maureen Jensen as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the OSC (IIAC Blog)

The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) congratulates Maureen Jensen on her nomination as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC).

Ms. Jensen has a deep background in securities regulation, broad business experience, and tested management skills. Her nomination makes eminent good sense. She brings leadership to guide the OSC at a critical juncture—assessing the impact of recent extensive reform and rule-making; working though the transition to a cooperative securities regulator; and finding the right response to the tumultuous and uncertain capital markets, the widespread loss of many small investment dealers and … Continue reading

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Mr. Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC (IIOC Blog)

Mr. Grant Vingoe Appointed As A New Vice Chair of the OSC (IIOC Blog)

The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) is delighted with the announcement that Mr. Grant Vingoe has been named as a new Vice Chairman of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC).

Mr. Vingoe is a highly respected and accomplished securities lawyer. He was most recently a Partner with the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP in New York, with his professional duties dedicated to cross-border securities transactions and financial services regulation. He has been deeply involved in regulatory policy matters for the Canadian securities industry and has advised firms on ongoing compliance, governance, and risk management issues. He has also advised senior management of … Continue reading

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Sarah P. Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI (IIAC Blog)

Sarah P. Bradley Appointed Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI (IIAC Blog)

The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) congratulates Ms.  Sarah P. Bradley on her appointment as Ombudsman and CEO of OBSI—The Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments.

Ms. Bradley is a highly respected regulator and well experienced in securities regulation, public policy development, business law and governance, business fiduciary obligations and commercial law. Ms. Bradley served most recently as the Chair and CEO of the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (NSSC), is a former Vice-Chair of the Canadian Securities Administrators, and has been a representative on the Canadian Joint Forum of Financial Regulators. She is also an Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority (IIAC Blog)

Bill Black Appointed Chair of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority (IIAC Blog)

Today, the Ministers responsible for capital markets regulation in British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Yukon and the federal Minister of Finance – together representing the Council of Ministers – announced  that William “Bill” A. Black has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Capital Markets Regulatory Authority.

Bill Black is an excellent choice. He is recognized as a proven leader in the business community with a career that spanned 34 years at Maritime Life, including nine years as President and Chief Executive Officer. He has the requisite knowledge and experience in financial markets, has worked … Continue reading

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IIAC Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice Chair (IIAC Blog)

IIAC Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice Chair (IIAC Blog)

Greg Woynarski, Managing Director and Global Head of Origination, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets, Scotia Capital Inc., was elected the 2015-2016 Chair of the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) at its AGM in Toronto on June 10, 2015. 

John Chambers, Chief Executive Officer, FirstEnergy Capital Corp., was elected First Vice Chair. 

“The IIAC provides leadership for the Canadian securities industry with a commitment to a vibrant, prosperous investment industry driven by strong and efficient capital markets,” said Greg Woynarski. He added: “Over the years, we have had a great impact on … Continue reading

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Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Ross Sherwood (IIAC Blog)

Statement by Ian Russell on the passing of Ross Sherwood (IIAC Blog)

In Memoriam: Stuart Ross Sherwood made an incredible contribution to the local and national investment communities. Ross enjoyed an illustrious 44-year career at the investment firm of Odlum Brown Limited, which included six years as the firm’s President and CEO. Other roles he had held include Director of the Canadian Securities Institute and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund; Governor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange; and Chairman of the Pacific District Investment Dealers Association. He also served on numerous boards, including the Sauder School of Business at UBC.

We, at the IIAC, are deeply saddened by his passing. … Continue reading

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