Investia is a national mutual fund dealer registered in all Canadian provinces. All mutual fund dealers in Canada are required to be a member of Self-Regulated Organization (SRO), therefore Investia is also a member of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA). The MFDA is the national SRO for distribution in Canada’s mutual fund industry and is the regulator of practice standards, operations, and conduct of its members and their representatives. They have a mandate to maximize protection for investors and upholds the public’s confidence in the mutual fund industry. Investia is also governed by the provincial securities commission in each province it is registered.
In the province of Québec, Investia is a member of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). The AMF is the regulatory body mandated by the government of Québec in overseeing financial markets in the province and provides assistance to consumers of financial products and services.
Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers
“The Federation” is the association of mutual fund dealers and affiliates in Canada, and represents independent mutual fund dealers across the country. The Federation represents dealer firms, with a combined $114 billion in assets under administration as well as over 17,000 licensed advisors who provide services to more than 3.5 million Canadians.
Investia is a proud member of the Federation and is an active participant in its initiatives.
Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
IFIC represents all things associated with the investment funds industry, this includes approximately 150 mutual fund managers and dealers, as well as professional and business services that support the investment funds industry. The IFIC’s primary role is advocating on behalf of the industry and its investors when dealing with regulators and policy makers.
Investia relies IFIC as a valuable source for shared information on the Canadian mutual funds industry. The information provided ensures its members and their advisors are equipped with the tools, knowledge, and guidance to comply with evolving requirements.