The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) is committed to constructive engagement with securities regulators and governments to fight for cost-effective rules, fight against rules that interfere with business activity and market efficiency, and to promote incentives for capital formation and growth. Our efforts are paying off. Here are some of our victories on your behalf.

For an archive of IIAC’s successes, please click here.


Highlights of Our 2017 Achievements [PDF]
  • Changes to the Montreal Exchange Special Terms Transaction Reporting
  • Order Protection Rule – Proposed Trading Fee Caps
  • U.S. Tax Withholding – Qualified Intermediary (QI) Related Issues
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Reporting Requirements
  • BC Financial Institutions Act (FIA) & Credit Union Incorporation Act (CUIA) Review
  • National Housing Act Mortgage-Backed Securities (NHA MBS) Program
  • Montreal Exchange – Process to Impose Fines for Minor Violations


Highlights of Our 2016 Achievements [PDF]
  • Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA) Reporting
  • CRM Suitability Assessment
  • Proxy Voting
  • Take-Over Bid Rules
  • “Early Warning” Reporting System
  • Linked Notes
  • Order Protection Rule
  • Late filing penalties on TFSAs
  • Capital Markets Stability Act (CMSA)
  • U.S. Internal Revenue Code Section 871(m)


Highlights of Our 2015 Achievements [PDF]
  • Client Relationship Model Phase 2 (CRM2)
  • Disciplinary Sanctions
  • Specified Foreign Property (SFP) Tax Reporting
  • Binary Options
  • Committed Orders
  • Registered Retirement Investment Funds (RRIFs)
  • Common Reporting Standard (CRS) for Automatic Exchange of Tax Information
  • Rights Offering Regime
  • Proficiency Assurance Model
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Regulations
  • Marketplace Thresholds
  • U.S. Internal Revenue Code Section 871(m)
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) Debit Balances
  • Position Cost Reporting for Futures Contract Accounts