The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada provided its summary of compliance priorities for 2018. IIROC indicated that dealers’ cybersecurity preparedness and development of a “strong compliance culture” will continue to be priorities this year, among other types. IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization that oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces in Canada. Two weeks ago, FINRA announced its examination priorities for 2018. (Click here for details in the article, “FINRA Announces 2018 Examination Priorities; Will Review Role of Firms and Salespersons in Facilitating Cryptocurrency Transactions and ICOs” in the Bridging the Week edition of January 15, 2018.)