Notice of Commission Approval – Amendments to Continuing Education Rules – Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)

Market Regulation Document Type
IIROC rule review

The Ontario Securities Commission has approved IIROC’s proposed amendments to Rule 2650 Continuing Education Requirements for Approved Persons (the Amendments).

IIROC originally published the proposed amendments for comment on January 25, 2018. Considering the comments received, the Amendments were republished for comment on July 11, 2019. IIROC has made non-substantive changes to the Amendments as published in July 2019 in response to comments received. A summary of the public comments and IIROC's responses, as well as the IIROC Notice including the Amendments, can be found at

The Amendments will be effective on January 1, 2020.

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 Legal Registries Division, Department of Justice (Northwest Territories); the Legal Registries Division, Department of Justice (Nunavut); the Manitoba Securities Commission; the Nova Scotia Securities Commission; the Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Service Newfoundland and Labrador; the Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities; and the Prince Edward Island Office of the Superintendent of Securities Office have approved or not objected to the Amendments.