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Participation in the Refer a Friend program is limited to IBKR clients with an individual or joint account that has a net liquidation value (NLV) of at least USD 2000 and has placed at least one securities trade in their account. Geographic restrictions may apply. A bonus can only be paid if the referred client uses the unique application link that is shared with them.
Residents of Japan, Denmark, Spain, Portugal and Israel are not eligible to participate in the program. Residents of Canada are eligible to participate as referrers and receive the USD 200 referral bonus, but are ineligible to earn welcome shares. Tax-deferred accounts are ineligible for both the referral bonus and awarding of Interactive Brokers stock. In addition, Financial Advisors, Hedge Funds, and Institutional accounts, including introducing broker and proprietary trading accounts are ineligible for the program.
Referrers are paid USD 200 for each referred client when the referred client opens an individual or joint account and maintains a balance of at least USD 10,000 for one year.
Referred accounts will receive USD 1 in IBKR shares for every USD 100 of value (cash or other assets) added to their account for up to USD 1000 worth of IBKR shares. The average balance must be maintained for at least 1 year for the shares to vest and be accessible.
Referrers are prohibited from having any involvement with the referred account once the referral is complete. In particular, the referrer must agree not to:
Referrers are limited to 15 referrals per year and 30 referrals total. Referral bonuses and welcome shares will not be paid when the referrer and the new client are within the same household.
Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is a member of the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization (CIRO) and Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Know Your Advisor: View the CIRO AdvisorReport. Trading of securities and derivatives may involve a high degree of risk and investors should be prepared for the risk of losing their entire investment and losing further amounts. Using borrowed money to finance the purchase of securities involves greater risk than using cash resources only. If you borrow money to purchase securities, your responsibility to repay the loan and pay interest as required by its terms remains the same even if the value of the securities purchased declines. Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. is an order execution-only dealer and does not provide investment advice or recommendations regarding the purchase or sale of any securities or derivatives. Our registered office is located at 1800 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2106, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3J6, Canada.
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