Welcome to Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization

CIRO is the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers, mutual fund dealers and trading activity on Canada’s debt and equity marketplaces.

CIRO is carrying on the regulatory functions of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada, and is committed to the protection of investors, providing efficient and consistent regulation, and building Canadians’ trust in financial regulation and the people managing their investments.

Highlights

Warning on crypto and romance frauds

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) are raising awareness among Canadians about the increasing threat of sophisticated scams, particularly those involving extended online communication.

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CIRO Releases Three-Year Strategic Plan

CIRO released its inaugural three-year Strategic Plan outlining areas the public interest regulator will focus on to promote healthy capital markets, so investors feel protected and confident investing for their futures.

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Highlights of CIRO’s 2024 Compliance Priorities Report: Helping Firms with Compliance

This webcast highlights CIRO’s 2024 Compliance Priorities Report: Helping Firms with Compliance which summarizes current issues that Members regulated by CIRO should focus on to promote investor protection and foster market integrity.

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Rule Consolidation Project – Phase 3

CIRO is publishing for comment Phase 3 of its Rule Consolidation Project rule proposals. The Rule Consolidation Project will bring together the two member regulation rule sets currently applicable to investment dealers and to mutual fund dealers into one set of member regulation rules applicable to both categories of CIRO Dealer Members.

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