The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is accepting applications for membership on its Investment Funds Product Advisory Committee (IFPAC), announced the regulator May 31.

The IFPAC advises OSC staff on product developments and innovations occurring in the investment funds and structured products industry. It also provides feedback on policy and rule-making initiatives.

Two-year terms

The committee meets four times a year and consists of eight to 12 members who participate for two-year terms.

“Senior representatives with product development experience in the investment funds and structured products industry and other interested persons are invited to submit applications for membership on the IFPAC,” says the OSC.

Legal, accounting and other professional advisors

The regulator adds that for the 2017-2019 term, it is open to considering applications from senior legal, accounting and other professional advisors with relevant experience.

The IFPAC is currently chaired by Melissa Schofield, Senior Legal Counsel, Investment Funds and Structured Products Branch. Applications can be emailed to Louisa Tong at ltong@osc.gov.on.ca copying Melissa Schofield at mschofield@osc.gov.on.ca. The application deadline is June 21.