Securities Law and Policy
Securities laws foster a fair and efficient capital market in PEI and to protect investors. Securities legislation is designed to ensure that PEI's capital market operates fairly and efficiently for participants, and that investors have timely, accurate information on which to base investment decisions. It also ensures that those who sell securities in PEI are registered and that they conduct themselves according to applicable laws and professional standards.
The PEI Office of the Superintendent of Securities is empowered to hear enforcement proceedings and consider applications for exemptions from the requirements of the securities legislation.