The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced Dec. 6 that it is seeking applications for membership on its Fintech Advisory Committee (FAC).
The FAC advises OSC LaunchPad staff on developments in the fintech space and the challenges faced by start-ups in the securities industry.
The FAC will meet quarterly, with additional meetings as required. The committee is chaired by Pat Chaukos, Deputy Director, OSC LaunchPad, and will consist of up to 15 members who will serve a one-year term.
Members will be selected based on whether they have direct experience in one or more of the following: digital platforms (e.g., crowdfunding portals, crypto-asset trading platforms, online advisers); crypto-assets or distributed ledger technologies (e.g., blockchain); data science or artificial intelligence (AI); venture capital, financial services, securities, legal or accounting experience with a focus on the fintech or technology sector; fintech or technology entrepreneurship; compliance or regulatory technology (RegTech) solutions; or cryptography or cybersecurity.
Anyone who wishes to apply should submit a CV with relevant experience by Jan. 4, 2019 to: Isabel Cupryn, Fintech Coordinator, OSC LaunchPad, Ontario Securities Commission, [email protected].