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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


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


Overview of comments on the CSA's exempt market proposals
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2011

Whereas the comments on the definition of securitized product and the prospectus disclosure proposals were quite limited and restrained, those on the proposed exempt market rules were both extensive and harshly critical


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


Dodd-Frank proposed risk retention rules and safe harbour for foreign transactions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 9 2011

On March 29, 2011, the SEC together with a number of other federal regulators and agencies proposed rules relating to risk retention for securitizations which had been mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act in order to "provide a sponsor with an incentive to monitor and control the quality of the assets being securitized and help align the interests of the sponsor with those of investors in the ABS"


Overview of comments of CSA securitization proposals
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2011

On August 31 the comment period in respect of the Canadian Securities Administrators’ Proposed Securitized Product Rules ended


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


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


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 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