Industry

NOTICE OF COMMISSION APPROVAL

INVESTMENT INDUSTRY REGULATORY ORGANIZATION OF CANADA (IIROC)

AMENDMENTS RESPECTING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN TRADES TO
ACCEPTABLE FOREIGN TRADE REPORTING FACILITIES

The Ontario Securities Commission has approved IIROC’s proposed amendments to the Universal Market Integrity Rules respecting the reporting of certain trades to acceptable foreign trade reporting facilities (the “Amendments”). 

The Amendments were described in IIROC Notice 17-0111 – Re-Publication of Proposed Amendments Respecting the Reporting of Certain Trades to Acceptable Foreign Trade Reporting Facilities that was published on May 25, 2017, and available at http://www.iiroc.ca.

The effective date for the Amendments is November 7, 2018.

In addition, the Alberta Securities Commission, 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, the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Service Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Prince Edward Island Office of the Superintendent of Securities Office have approved or not objected to the Amendments.