Toronto - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published for comment CSA Staff Notice 21-315 Next Steps in Regulation and Transparency of the Fixed Income Market, which describes the CSA's plan to enhance fixed income regulation.

The Notice sets out the steps CSA staff are taking to improve market integrity, evaluate access to the fixed income market and facilitate more informed decision making among market participants.

"Ensuring fixed income data is available to regulators and enhancing corporate debt transparency are significant steps in modernizing the regulatory framework for the fixed income market," said Louis Morisset, CSA Chair and President and CEO of the Autorité des marchés financiers. "The CSA's plan covers these key areas and lays the groundwork for future policy work."

The CSA is working with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada to implement the transparency proposal described in this notice and evaluate access to the fixed income market.

The CSA Staff Notice can be found on CSA members' websites. The 45-day comment period will close on November 1, 2015.

The CSA, the council of the securities regulators of Canada's provinces and territories, co-ordinates and harmonizes regulation for the Canadian capital markets.

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For more information:

Membres des ACVM

Personne ressource

Numéro de téléphone

Autorité des marchés financiers

Sylvain Théberge

514 940-2176

Alberta Securities Commission

Mark Dickey

403 297-4481

British Columbia Securities Commission

Richard Gilhooley

604 899-6713

Bureau des valeurs mobilières, Nunavut

Shamus Armstrong

867 975-6587

Bureau des valeurs mobilières, Territoire du Nord-Ouest

Tom Hall

867 920-3318

Bureau du surintendant des valeurs mobilières du Yukon

Rhonda Horte

867 667-5466

Commission des services financiers et des services aux consommateurs, Nouveau-Brunswick

Andrew Nicholson

506 658-3021

Commission des valeurs mobilières de l’Ontario

Carolyn Shaw-Rimmington

416 593-2361

Commission des valeurs mobilières du Manitoba

Kevan Hannah

204 945-1513

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

Noel Busse

306 798-4160

Nova Scotia Securities Commission

Tanya Wiltshire

902 424-8586

Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Janice Callbeck

902 368-6288

Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Don Boyles

709 729-4501