/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - IIROC Forum on High Frequency Trading - October 19, 2015/

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), in collaboration with the Capital Markets Institute at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, will host a public forum on October 19, 2015, which will examine the impact of high frequency trading (HFT) and related activity on Canadian equity markets.

The forum will feature the authors of five academic papers produced for IIROC as part of its comprehensive HFT study, in a robust and thought-provoking discussion with market participants, regulators, academics and other stakeholders.

Members of the media are asked to register in advance.


Forum on High Frequency Trading presented by IIROC and the Capital Markets Institute   


Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

105 St George St, Toronto Ontario

Desautels Hall (2nd floor, South Building)


Monday October 19, 2015

8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Click here for the full agenda

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.

The CMI undertakes independent analysis on major policy-related issues affecting the Canadian capital markets and impacting our global capital markets competitiveness. The CMI is funded by the TMX (as lead sponsor), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, SunLife, Manulife Financial, Bank of Montreal, CIBC, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD and Goldman Sachs (Canada).

SOURCE Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News

For further information: Karen Archer, Manager, Media Relations, IIROC, karcher@iiroc.ca, 416-865-3046; Ken McGuffin, Manager, Media Relations, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca, 416-946-3818


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