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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


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


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


SEC's shelf eligibility re-proposal: still a long way to go
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

In April, 2010 the SEC proposed a number of rules relating to shelf eligibility and various disclosure requirements in respect of asset-backed securities (the April 2010 Proposals


SEC and CSA restrictions on the exempt market for securitized products
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 16 2011

As reported earlier, the SEC has included in Reg AB II proposals relating to the private market


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


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