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Proposals for the regulation of shadow banking postscript

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 24 2013

Short term investors are extremely risk-adverse. They demand two things at minimum - ready access to and the safety of their principal. When risk

CSA proposed securitized products rules - parties, Part II

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 18 2011

As indicated in a previous piece, Item 1 of the proposed CSA rules deals with the various parties to a transaction and requires clear identification of each role that they play and the specific functions and responsibilities being performed in connection with each role

Recent developments in the Regulation of Shadow Banking

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 15 2013

Over the summer and fall shadow banking regulation moved forward on several fronts. First, the SEC proposed rules that would reform the way money

The buzz on SEC release on securitization

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 9 2010

Since the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a request for comments on its proposed rules on asset backed securities on April 7, market participants have weighed in with their comments

SEC proposals on ABS: representations and warranties, part II

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 21 2010

Well here's one that potentially has direct bearing on the Canadian ABS market

SEC proposals on ABS: review of assets

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 4 2010

The second SEC release in response to the requirements of the Dodd Frank Act deals with the requirement of issuers to perform a review of the assets underlying an ABS and to disclose the nature of the review

SEC proposals on ABS: an overview

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 9 2010

While we wait for the other shoe to drop, perhaps it would be worthwhile to review the general state of play and try to better understand what it may mean for the securitization industry

SEC proposals on ABS: risk retention Part II

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2010

Finally some good news

Dodd-Frank proposed risk retention rules and safe harbour for foreign transactions

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 9 2011

On March 29, 2011, the SEC together with a number of other federal regulators and agencies proposed rules relating to risk retention for securitizations which had been mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act in order to "provide a sponsor with an incentive to monitor and control the quality of the assets being securitized and help align the interests of the sponsor with those of investors in the ABS"

Risk retention redux: the international context

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 7 2012

In comparison to the ongoing regulatory onslaught in Europe and the United States, we in Canada appear to have gotten off pretty lightly and may even have felt that this was completely justifiable given our country’s performance and the high performance standards maintained by Canadian assets throughout the financial crisis