CSA Securities

Toronto – The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today released the Oversight Review Report of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). The report evaluates whether IIROC has complied with the terms and conditions of its Recognition Orders, and whether specific regulatory processes are effective, efficient and applied consistently and fairly.

Following an annual risk-based assessment of IIROC’s functional areas and key processes, CSA staff selected key regulatory processes in the following functional areas for review: business conduct compliance, trading conduct compliance, policy, and membership and registration.

CSA staff identified three low priority findings in the trading conduct compliance department, policy department and registration department. IIROC has already taken steps to resolve these findings. Additionally, CSA staff note that IIROC has resolved findings cited in previous oversight reports.

The review was conducted jointly by CSA staff of seven of the provincial securities regulators that recognize IIROC: the Autorité des marchés financiers; the British Columbia Securities Commission; the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan; the Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick; the Manitoba Securities Commission; the Nova Scotia Securities Commission; and the Ontario Securities Commission. IIROC is also recognized by the Alberta Securities Commission, the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Service Newfoundland and Labrador, the Prince Edward Island Office of the Superintendent of Securities, the Northwest Territories Office of the Superintendent of Securities, the Nunavut Securities Office, and the Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities.

The CSA, the council of the securities regulators of Canada’s provinces and territories, co-ordinates and harmonizes regulation for the Canadian capital markets.

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For media inquiries, please refer to the list of provincial and territorial representatives below or contact us at media@acvm-csa.ca:

CSA member name

Point of contact

Phone number

Autorité des marchés financiers

Sylvain Théberge

514-940-2176

Alberta Securities Commission

Hilary McMeekin

403-592-8186

British Columbia Securities Commission

Brian Kladko

604-899-6713

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

Shannon McMillan

306-798-4160

Financial and Consumer Services Commission, New Brunswick

Sara Wilson

506-643-7045

Government of Prince Edward Island, Superintendent of Securities

Steve Dowling

902-368-4550

Manitoba Securities Commission

Jason (Jay) Booth

204-945-1660

Nova Scotia Securities Commission

David Harrison

902-424-8586

Nunavut Securities Office

Jeff Mason

867-975-6591

Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Newfoundland and Labrador

Renée Dyer

709-729-4909

Superintendent of Securities, Department of Justice, Government of the Northwest Territories

Tom Hall

867-767-9305

Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities

Rhonda Horte

867-667-5466

Ontario Securities Commission

Kristen Rose

416-593-2336