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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 - definition of securitized products
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2011

As indicated in our previous posting, the Canadian Securities Administrators have proposed a new framework for the regulation of securitized products which includes: enhanced disclosure requirements for securities issued under a prospectus


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


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


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


The Bulk Sales Act and securitization transactions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2012

Rarely do judicial decisions arising under bulk sales legislation garner much attention


Regulatory overkill, American style
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2011

Emerging from the vast literature generated by the recent financial crisis are two competing narratives attempting to identify the root cause of the crisis


Overview of comments on SEC's re-proposal of shelf eligibility conditions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 2 2011

As reported earlier, on July 26, 2011 the SEC issued for comment a proposing release entitled “Re-Proposal of Shelf Eligibility for Asset-Backed Securities and Other Additional Requests” (the Re-Proposal


Overview of comments on CSA's prospectus disclosure proposals
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2011

For the most part the CSA’s proposed prospectus disclosure rules escaped substantive comment although we and a few others did provide some technical comments


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