The OSC recently released its annual draft statement of priorities, and unsurprisingly, retail investor issues, including investor protection, featured prominently. Areas of continued focus include embedded commissions in the mutual fund industry and the best interest standard, with newer areas of focus including whistleblower outreach and fintech. The OSC also reiterated its continued commitment to streamlining the regulatory environment and making it less burdensome, while keeping pace with developments in innovations. Stay tuned…