The OSC announced today that it has received Ministerial approval for certain agreements among it, the BCSC, ASC and AMF with respect to the outsourcing and management of, and ownership and licensing of intellectual property comprising, certain nationally shared information technology systems, including SEDAR, SEDI and the NRD.

Also approved was an agreement among these parties governing the administration and application of surplus funds generated by the operation of these national systems, as well as a similar agreement relating only to the NRD with IIROC.