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Janet McFarland

Business Reporter

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RCMP securities unit moving into OSC offices

Move toward closer co-ordination with the OSC comes two years after the OSC launched a smaller joint serious offences team (JSOT) in co-operation with the RCMP and the Ontario Provincial Police

Mar 02, 2015

OSC introduces new provisions for exempt market

The Ontario Securities Commission is giving companies more scope to sell securities in the exempt market, introducing provisions that allow shares to be sold to family members, friends and business associates without having to issue a prospectus.

Feb 19, 2015

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Janet specializes in reporting on corporate governance, compensation and securities industry regulation, and oversees the Globe's annual Board Games review of corporate governance practices of Canada's largest companies. Since joining the Globe in 1995, Janet has written extensively on issues of governance, leadership, women in business, executive compensation and pension regulation. Janet has received a number of awards for her work, including two National Newspaper Awards for business reporting and two other NNA nominations. She has also received three nominations for Michener Awards, which are granted annually by Canada's Governor General to recognize excellence in public service journalism. Janet was born in Saskatchewan and received a journalism degree from Carleton University. She also completed a graduate diploma in international relations at The London School of Economics. Before joining The Globe and Mail, Janet worked as a news reporter at The Winnipeg Free Press and as a business reporter at The Financial Post.

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