Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada


  • A non-profit self-regulatory organization (SRO) overseen by the Canadian Securities Administrators that regulates securities dealers operating in Canadian debit and equity markets. The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada sets standards and has quasi-judicial powers through compliance hearings. The IIROC has powers to fine, suspend or even expel members and representatives. Referred to as the "Organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeurs mobilières (OCRCVM)" in French.


Relevant Locations
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeurs mobilières


Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) Company Est. 1969, Canada, Important,
    • A Canadian not-for-profit that protects investors from a CIPF members' bankruptcy.
    Non-profit organization that provides investor protection for investment dealer bankruptcy.
  • Institute of Canadian Bankers Company,
    • An institute that provides education and training programs specific to professionals in the financial-service industry
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Company Est. 1946, Geneva, Switzerland,
    • An international organization created to promote standardization around the world.
  • Investment Definition,
    • Something you put your money into in order to make money.
  • Registered Representative (RR)Acronym, Canada,
      IIROC-Registered advisor.
    • Securities/Investment Dealer Definition,
      • One who acts as the agent for another party to buy and sell securities and other investments; also an underwriter.
    Compare. Calculate. Apply today.
    Compare Mortgage RatesMortgage CalculatorsApply for a Mortgage