Registration - In-house Organization

Investment Industry Association of Canada / Ian Russell, President and CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Investment Industry Association of Canada
Responsible Officer Name: Ian Russell, President and CEO 
Initial registration start date: 2006-04-28
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 781095-12909
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 73

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 1 of 41 (2006-04-28 to 2006-11-06)

Version 1 of 41 (2006-04-28 to 2006-11-06) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: Investment Industry Association of Canada
11 King St. W
Suite 1600
Toronto, ON  M5H 4C7
Canada
Telephone number: 416-865-3036
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Ian Russell, President and CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The IDA - Industry Association is the national professional association of the Canadian investment industry. The IDA - Industry Association represents the position of the Canadian investment industry in regulatory and public policy issues to promote efficient, fair and competitive capital markets for Canada.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The IDA - Industry Association membership is comprised to securities dealers and investment dealers carrying on business in Canada.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No
 

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Michelle Alexander
Position title: Director, Policy
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Barbara Amsden
Position title: Director, Capital Markets
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Susan Copland
Position title: Director
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Richard Korble
Position title: Director
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jacques Lemay
Position title: Vice-President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Morag MacGougan
Position title: Vice-President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Jack Rando
Position title: Assistant Director, Capital Markets
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Ian Russell
Position title: President and CEO
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Bank of Canada, Canadian Pension Commission (CPC), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Finance Canada (FIN), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Members of the House of Commons, Revenue Canada (RC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Constitutional Issues, Financial Institutions, Industry, Justice and Law Enforcement, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Changes to financial services legislation and regulation; corporation and compeitition issues; money laundering legislation, regulations and guidelines; bank of canada issues, pension, Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP), Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) and Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) matters; taxation and federal budget issues; issues dealing with the department of finance; telecommunication issues dealing with Bill C-55 Do Not Call Legislation.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Changes to financial services legislation and regulation; corporation and compeitition issues; money laundering legislation, regulations and guidelines; bank of canada issues, pension, RESP, RRIF and RRSPs matters; taxation and federal budget issues; issues dealing with the department of finance; telecommunication issues dealing with Bill C-55 Do Not Call Legislation.
 
Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter
Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-55 RRSP Credit Proofing
Legislative Proposal Do Not Call Legislation - Bill C-55
Policy or Program The federal budget and any accompanying draft legislation; RRIF Transfers; Retroactivity of RESPs; T3 Reporting issues.




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