Market Oversight

Self-regulatory Organizations and Clearing Agencies

Self-regulatory Organizations

A self-regulatory organization (SRO) is an organization that represents its members and is organized for the purpose of regulating the operations, standards of practice, and business conduct of its members and their representatives. The Securities Act (Manitoba) and The Commodity Futures Act (Manitoba) provides the MSC with the power to recognize SROs. The SROs recognized under the authority of The Securities Act (Manitoba) are the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) andthe Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA). The SRO recognized under the authority of The Commodity Futures Act (Manitoba) is ICE Futures Canada, Inc.(ICE).

The recognition orders and other documents related to our oversight role can be found at the following links:

Clearing Agencies

A clearing agency provides facilities for buyers and sellers of securities and futures contracts to clear and settle transactions. The MSC has designated ICE Clear Canada, a recognized clearing house for ICE Futures Canada.