The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today released a notice setting out IIROC Registration Staff's "approach when conducting suitability reviews for individuals seeking IIROC approval and/or registration". The notice describes the three fundamental criteria IIROC Registration Staff use to evaluate whether an individual is "fit and proper" for approval, being integrity, financial solvency and competence. The notice also discusses the additional filings for disclosures that may affect an individual's suitability as well as a number of best hiring practices for sponsoring firms.