VANCOUVER, April 25, 2013 /CNW/ - On April 18, 2013, a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) accepted a Settlement Agreement between IIROC staff and Jory Capital Inc. (Jory).
IIROC requires all Dealer Members to always maintain a level of risk adjusted capital above zero. Jory admitted that since October 29, 2012 it has failed to meet this requirement.
Specifically, Jory admitted to the following violation:
|(a)||Since October 29, 2012 it has failed to have and maintain at all times risk adjusted capital greater than zero, contrary to IIROC Dealer Member Rule 17.1.|
|Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, Jory agreed to the following term:|
|(a)||Jory's membership in IIROC is terminated, pursuant to IIROC Dealer Member Rules 20.34(e) and 20.34(g).|
In December 2012 Jory ceased active business operations and all of its client accounts were transferred to the Winnipeg business location of MGI Securities Inc.
The Settlement Agreement is available at
The Hearing Panel's decision will be made available at www.iiroc.ca when it is issued.
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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.
IIROC investigates possible misconduct by its member firms and/or individual registrants. It can bring disciplinary proceedings which may result in penalties including fines, suspensions, permanent bars, expulsion from membership, or termination of rights and privileges for individuals and firms.
All information about disciplinary proceedings relating to current and former member firms is available in the Enforcement section of the IIROC website. Background information regarding the qualifications and disciplinary history, if any, of advisors currently employed by IIROC-regulated firms is available free of charge through the IIROC AdvisorReport service. Information on how to make investment dealer, advisor or marketplace-related complaints is available by calling 1.877.442.4322.
SOURCE: Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News
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