United States

Janet Yellen to speak at annual economic symposium. The Wall Street Journalreported that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will give a speech on financial stability at the Federal Reserve’s August 25 annual economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (8/17/2017)

Canada

Agenda for roundtable on option of discontinuing embedded commissions. The OSC announced the agenda and list of panelists for the upcoming roundtable to discuss Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) Consultation Paper 81-408 Consultation on the Option of Discontinuing Embedded Commissions. (8/17/2017

Canadian securities regulators publish annual report outlining investor education campaigns and activities. The CSA announced publication of an annual activity report outlining its investor education and outreach efforts over the past year. (7/31/2017)