Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is a regulatory agency which administers and enforces securities legislation in the Canadian province of Ontario. Want to stay updated with the latest news and events from FCA? Read all the latest news and press releases below.

Broker scam watch: Canadian watchdogs warns again

Broker scam watch: Canadian watchdogs warns again

Unlike in other countries, in Canada the regulation and licensing of financial services companies is not managed at a national level, but is left to authorities at the level of each province. In essence, this means that in order to be allowed to target the residents of a specific Canadian province each financial services entity needs to register and obtain the ...

Forex Scam Watch - OSC Warning against Prosper Trade FX

Forex Scam Watch - OSC Warning against Prosper Trade FX

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is one of the financial market regulators in Canada, where the markets are regulated at the provincial and not the national level, which takes the issue of protecting investors and safeguarding their rights very seriously. Within this framework it maintains and regularly updates a Warning List, which contains individuals ...

Ontario watchdog add two firms on warning list

Ontario watchdog add two firms on warning list

Canada is a jurisdiction that attracts the attention of many online forex and binary options brokers wishing to attract the custom of Canadian citizens. What may seen as making their job easier is the complex structure of the Canadian regulatory system itself, since in Canada each province has a separate financial regulator, making it harder for Canadian ...

New warning against binary firm by Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission

New warning against binary firm by Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission

Being one of Canada’s thirteen provincial regulators, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is one of the most proactive financial industry watchdogs, which pays particular attention to its mandate of seeking to protect investors while at the same time promoting the operation of fair and efficient capital markets throughout its province. Within this ...

Warning against unauthorized binary options firms OneTwoTrade and HasOptions

Warning against unauthorized binary options firms OneTwoTrade and HasOptions

The financial markets watchdog of the Canadian province of Ontario, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), which is one of the most active in the country, has issued a public warning regarding the activities of Up & Down Marketing Limited, which is the parent company and operator of two binary options brands: OneTwoTrade and HasOptions, informing the ...