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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


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


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


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


'We are all macro-prudentialists now': the brave new world of systemic risk
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2012

It wasn’t long after the immediate, frenzied response to the financial crisis that governments and regulators began to turn their minds to the fault lines that had been exposed in the financial system as a whole and to ways in which these could and should be addressed


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


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


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


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