IIROC provides update on MF Global Canada Co.

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today issued the following update  about developments relating to MF Global Canada Co. to help explain the process for affected investors and other stakeholders.

On Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) obtained a bankruptcy order in Canada for MF Global Canada Co., and KPMG Inc. (KPMG) was immediately appointed trustee in bankruptcy. As a result of this development, the sole authority to deal with investor accounts now rests with KPMG, the trustee in bankruptcy.

MF Global Canada Co. customers can contact KPMG about their accounts at 416 777-3666 or toll free at 1-866-602-6743 or email mfglobalcanada@kpmg.ca.  Information about MF Global Canada Co. is also available on the KPMG CreditorLInks website at

http://www.kpmg.com/Ca/en/WhatWeDo/Advisory/TransactionRestructuring/CreditorlinkSites/MF-Global-Canada-Co/Pages/default.aspx

In addition, information about CIPF coverage is available on the CIPF web site at http://www.cipf.ca/HomePage.aspx or by calling CIPF toll free at 1 866.243.6981.

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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

For further information:

Lucy Becker
Vice President, Public Affairs
416.943.5870
lbecker@iiroc.ca  
      David Thomas
Director, Public Affairs
416.943.6921
dthomas@iiroc.ca

 


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