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COVID-19: Investment fund industry updates (March 31, 2020)


COVID-19 Related Exemptions to IIROC Rules

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has issued guidance outlining exemptive relief that will be considered to help Dealer Members address issues related to COVID-19.


CRA Publishes RRIF Q&A

Last night the federal government published the Q&A for the RRIF legislation that was passed last week.

Members who have questions about the application of the RRIF legislation may contact the CRA directly at: RPD.LPRA2@cra-arc.gc.ca. This CRA mailbox is regularly monitored.


IIROC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has issued guidance to Dealer Members on cybersecurity threats arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.