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Recent updates related to derivatives

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 19 2011

The recent passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act") in the United States of America, as well as the proposed regulation of derivatives contained within the Canadian Securities Act (the "Securities Act") which is currently before the Supreme Court of Canada, promises to change the face of derivatives transactions as we currently know them

Canadian regulators provide temporary exemptions for swap execution facilities

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 30 2013

Securities regulators in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and Manitoba have temporarily exempted swap execution facilities, or SEFs, from recognition as

U.S. Volcker Rule passed by regulators

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 11 2013

Yesterday, the U.S. SEC, CFTC, FDIC, Federal Reserve, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency approved the final rules implementing the

The financial report January 23, 2014 - news from the Americas

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 23 2014

Five US financial regulators (the Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, OCC, CFTC and SEC) published an interim final rule that will allow banks to retain

The Financial Report December 12 2013 - news from the Americas

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • December 12 2013

US financial services regulators voted to adopt regulations implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s “Volcker Rule,” which prohibit deposit-taking banks

CFTC signs information sharing agreement with the Alberta Securities Commission

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 21 2010

On June 16th, the CFTC announced that it and the Alberta Securities Commission have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation and the exchange of information relating to the supervision of cross-border clearing organizations

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - June 11, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, Spain, USA
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  • June 11 2012

On Sunday, Spain announced that it would be seeking a bailout and the Eurozone banks agreed to lend Spain 100 billion euros ($125 billion dollars) in order to stabilize its banks

Capital markets 2011 mid-year report

  • Torys LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 27 2011

To date, 2011 has been an exciting year in North American capital markets

The financial report November 21 2013 - news from the Americas

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 21 2013

According to CNBC, the Federal Reserve Board may delay by at least one year the implementation date for the Dodd-Frank Act’s Volcker Rule, which

CFTC and ASC sign cooperation agreement

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 25 2010

On June 16, the Alberta Securities Commission and the U.S.Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding intended to enhance the cooperation between the two regulators in connection with their functions relating to the supervision of covered clearing organizations