Investors

Investors

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) is responsible for developing and enforcing securities laws, which regulate Saskatchewan capital markets and protect investors. The FCAA oversees people who sell or give advice on securities and derivatives and businesses that raise money from investors. FCAA ensures that everyone meets the standards and follows the rules, so that you are not taken advantage of. FCAA is also responsible for investor education and develops helpful resources so you can make informed investment decisions.

Consult the resources below for information on a number of important topics.

  • Alerts

    Learn about scams to avoid.

  • Binary options

    Binary options are bets on whether the price for an asset (currency, stock etc.) will go higher or lower at a certain point in time. Learn more about binary options and how to protect yourself.

  • Cryptocurrency

    Understand what cryptocurrency is and know the risks involved.

  • Enforcement proceedings

    Check to see if an individual or company is currently, or has been, involved in an enforcement proceeding in Saskatchewan.

  • Investment basics

    Helpful points to consider before investing.

  • Investment fraud

    Protect yourself against fraud.

  • Know who you are dealing with

    Search different Canadian databases to make sure individuals and companies are registered to sell securities and have not been disciplined for breaking laws.

  • Make a complaint

    Learn how to make a complaint about financial advisors or companies.

  • Start-up crowdfunding

    Learn what start-up crowdfunding is and how it works.

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