On June 27, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published its three-year business plan with six goals to :
Strengthen the capital markets regulatory system through multiple initiatives including the creation of a new self-regulatory organization, enhanced collaboration with federal and provincial agencies, and modernize the filing systems
Optimize investors’ ability to contribute to policy making through the launch of an investor advisory panel and increase investors’ awareness of emerging issues and threats
Improve investor protection by enhancing investors’ access to redress and strengthening the advisor-client relationship
Address emerging market issues and trends including climate change, diversity, digital business models, crypto assets, ESG, liquidity risk management market abuse and abusive promotional activity, and strengthening technology capabilities and strategies
Modernize regulatory regime such as streamlining disclosure requirements for non-investment fund issuers and the prospectus filing system for investment funds. These and other initiatives are intended to adapt to evolving needs of market participants.
Promote integrity and financial stability through effective market oversight