Committed to Transparency
TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today
published its Policy Priorities - Update Report which outlines significant market and dealer member initiatives that
will be implemented and/or published for comment over the next 12
This is the second Update Report that IIROC has published as part of its
commitment to ensuring that it is transparent about its policy agenda.
This Report provides stakeholders with an overview of upcoming policy
priorities and assists market participants so they can plan and prepare
for implementation appropriately.
IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all
investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces
in Canada. Created in 2008 through the consolidation of the Investment
Dealers Association of Canada and Market Regulation Services Inc.,
IIROC sets high quality regulatory and investment industry standards,
protects investors and strengthens market integrity while maintaining
efficient and competitive capital markets.
IIROC carries out its regulatory responsibilities through setting and
enforcing rules regarding the proficiency, business and financial
conduct of dealer firms and their registered employees and through
setting and enforcing market integrity rules regarding trading activity
on Canadian equity marketplaces.
SOURCE: Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News
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