The Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA) is a not-for-profit industry association that brings together
exempt market dealers (EMDs), exempt product issuers and professional advisers to the exempt market industry.
The EMDA’s primary focus is on being an effective national industry voice for exempt market dealers to securities
regulators, government, and the capital markets.
For more information please visit our website: www.emdacanada.com.
A National Voice for EMDs
Ensure EMDs play a significant role in the capital markets and have a strong voice in the development of new or
revised securities regulations across Canada.
Regulatory and Compliance Guidance
Insight on compliance and regulatory requirements for EMDs and access to a national network of EMDs,
industry experts and professional advisers.
Insurance for EMDs
Access to insurance programs customized specifically for EMDs. The EMDA Professional Liability E&O Insurance Program
protects EMD dealing representatives against errors and omissions; and the EMDA FIB bonding insurance ensures
EMDs satisfy their regulatory obligations.
Opportunities for professional development of EMDs and their dealing representatives.
Tuition & Event Discounts
Special access and member discounts for the key events and services EMDs need – proficiency courses,
continuing education, industry conferences, networking events, etc.
Networking Opportunities and EMDA Updates
Connecting EMDs and exempt market participants coast to coast and
keeping everyone informed with important exempt market and regulatory updates.
Credibility in the Exempt Market Dealers Community
Belonging to the EMDA makes a statement that you are committed to your profession and
highest standards of business conduct.
ABOUT THE EMDA
We invite you to connect with other EMDs and professional advisers in the exempt market across Canada through the
EMDA Membership Community on our website www.emdacanada.com. When you log in as a member, you can maintain
professional and personal profiles and manage your external social and professional networks. EMDA members can
communicate with each other through community blogs and forums that can be easily created through your manage
member profile page. Other features that members can use to interact with each other include: Member Directory Search,
inviting members to your connection lists; email and message members directly from the EMDA website; connect with
fellow members that are “Online Now” and chat in real-time; post to member and group walls; upload, view, comment
and tag photos; manage others via the Refer-a-Friend system; collaborate via blogs, forums, wikis, groups, wall posts, file
sharing and more! We encourage you to make use of all that the EMDA Membership Community has to offer!