MARTIN PICARD has more than 12 years of experience in the securities industry, currently as Expert Analyst with the Supervision of Intermediaries Branch of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), since 2018. In this role he is responsible for leading policy initiatives related to securities regulations concerning intermediaries, in collaboration with the Canadian Securities Administrators. He is also
Co-Chair of the joint insurance and securities regulatory project mandated to review fee transparency.
Martin joined the AMF as Senior Policy Advisor with the Clearing House Oversight Branch in 2014. Previously, he worked as senior legal counsel for the Wealth Management and Financial Markets divisions of National Bank Financial, and prior to this he worked for Dunton Rainville LLP in Montreal, specialising in commercial and labor laws. Martin holds a master’s degree in international management, a joint program offered by ESCEM School of Business and Management in Poitiers, France and the Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, as well as a law degree from the Université de Sherbrooke. He was called to the Québec Bar in 2005.