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Regulatory overkill, Canadian style
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2011

Last week, I highlighted regulatory overkill in the U.S. where, together, Congress and the SEC have proposed scorched earth solutions to the issues raised by the financial crisis


Final Dodd-Frank ABS rules:representations and warranties and review of assets
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2011

As described in a number of previous posts, in October, the SEC published two proposals for rules mandated by the Dodd Frank Act: (i) those related to representations and warranties in ABS securities offerings; and (ii) those requiring any issuer of registered ABS to perform a review of the assets underlying 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


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


CSA proposed securitized products rules - contrast to U.S. approach
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 2 2011

Pursuant to Reg AB II, the Dodd-Frank Act and the rules implementing that Act (the “U.S. Proposals”), U.S. authorities have proposed the most far-reaching substantive and procedural regulations ever applied to the ABS market


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


SEC proposals on ABS: expansion of potential liability
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 7 2010

In our previous piece on the proposed Waterfall Computer Program requirement, we touched upon the unprecedented extension of securities law liability to the functionality of the computer program


CSA proposed securitized products rules - parties, part I
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2011

Proposed Form 41-103F specifies the supplementary prospectus disclosure requirements for distributions of securitized products


CSA proposed securitized products rules - significant counterparties
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 25 2011

Under the proposed securitized product rules disclosure is also required in respect of certain significant counterparties in a transaction


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