IOSCO CONSULTATION ON MARKET DATA FEES
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is seeking feedback on issues relating to market data access in secondary equity markets, with comments due on or by February 26, 2021. The consultation addresses issues that have been the subject of IIAC advocacy respecting the Canadian regulatory regime over the past number of years. It also covers many areas the IIAC discussed in a joint international paper submitted to IOSCO in early 2020.
The consultation addresses several issues and asks for views on both the issues and possible solutions including:
The IIAC Working Group on Market Data will be commenting both in conjunction with the international committee and separately to ensure issues unique to Canada are represented. We will be setting up meetings to go through the paper and the specific questions in order to provide a unique Canadian response. If you wish to participate in this initiative, please contact Susan Copland.