The Ethics for Exempt Market Dealer Representatives course
was developed by IFSE for dealing representatives working for
Exempt Market Dealers. The objectives of the course are to
emphasize the importance of ethical conduct and to provide
concrete examples of proper and improper conduct. The course
covers such important topics as:
• What is ethics?
• Trading without being registered
• Sale of exempt securities to non-accredited investor and more...
The course includes several case studies illustrating
appropriate and inappropriate conduct by EMD
representatives. The case studies are based on actual
enforcement cases involving EMD dealing representatives.
The EMDA Members pay only $130 (regular price is $150).
For more information, please visit www.emdacanada.com.
EMDA Members receive special price for
the IFSE Ethics for Exempt Market Dealer
The OSC SME Institute offers a series of free educational seminars
to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to help them understand the
securities regulatory requirements for being or becoming a public
company in Ontario.
For more information please visit: www.osc.gov. on.ca.
FREE Educational Seminars for Small and
Investment Executive selects
the EMDA as a Partner
Announcement: New EMDA Founding Sponsor
EMDA Executive Director appointed to the Ontario Securities Commission Registrant Advisory Committee
The EMDA is delighted to welcome Bullion Management Group
Inc. (BMG) as an EMDA Founding Sponsor.
Geoffrey Ritchie, EMDA Executive Director remarked,
“On behalf of the EMDA, I thank BMG for their support and for
demonstrating their commitment to developing a strong exempt
market in Canada.”
Established in 1998, BMG provides physical bullion-based
products for investors seeking innovative and tax-efficient ways to
diversify, grow and preserve their wealth.
BMG’s mission is to be the global leader in providing cost-effective and convenient ways to purchase and store physical gold,
silver and platinum bullion for real wealth preservation and true
For more information please visit: www.bmgbullion.com
The EMDA is proud to announce that Investment Executive (IE)
has chosen the EMDA as their Partner. You can subscribe to receive IE
for free as long as it is sent to your business address.
For more information please visit: www.investmentexecutive.com.
The Exempt Market Dealers Association of Canada (EMDA)
has been appointed to the Ontario Securities Commission
Registrant Advisory Committee (RAC), which will serve as a forum
to discuss issues and challenges faced by registrants in interpreting
and complying with securities law, including registration and
compliance related matters. EMDA Executive Director Geoffrey
Ritchie will serve on the OSC committee for a two-year term.
This appointment demonstrates the EMDA’s ability to
influence change and its leading role as the national voice of the
"We look forward to this opportunity to continue to engage
senior regulators on key issues for exempt market dealers and the
exempt market in Ontario and across Canada. The OSC should
be commended for the initiative to engage the industry and invite
more direct feedback on the development of policy and rule making
initiatives in Canada’s largest securities market. With key prospectus
exemption issues now on the table, and the launch of this important
new forum, we feel very positive about the engagement of regulators
and their acknowledgement of the increasing importance of a healthy
and vibrant exempt capital market in Ontario, and across Canada,"
remarked Geoffrey Ritchie, EMDA Executive Director.