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Howard Wetston: The Bay Street sheriff who kept his eye on the big picture

TORONTO — Howard Wetston was expected by many to be a shoo-in to lead the country’s first national securities regulator.

But there is no national securities regulator, the plan having morphed into a co-operative federal-provincial model with just five provinces participating, and still more than a year away from becoming operational. 1,096 more words

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OSC chair Howard Wetston expected to step down when term ends in November

Howard Wetston got the ball rolling on what is likely to be his last big policy in initiative Wednesday  — a new whistleblower program — just a couple of weeks before his term as chair of the Ontario Securities Commission ends Nov. 484 more words

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Regulations can get in way of good business, market watchdogs told

TORONTO • Bruce Flatt, chief executive of Brookfield Asset Management, says regulations make it tough for companies to give investors all the information he feels they should have to make investment decisions. 441 more words

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Regulators should pay more attention to market players' human behaviour, OSC head says

TORONTO • Howard Wetston, who is close to the end of his tenure as chair of the Ontario Securities Commission, says regulators should be paying more attention to human behaviour. 351 more words

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