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Paving the Way for RegTech: Australian and Canadian Developments
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • July 17 2017

Recently, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), which regulates financial services and markets in Australia, provided


OSFI Guideline B-20: Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices and Procedures
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2017

On July 6, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released draft changes (Draft Amendments) to Guideline B-20 -


European Banking Authority Publishes Draft Recommendations for Cloud Computing
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • July 14 2017

In March 2017, the European Commission (EC) issued a public consultation document on Fintech. Cloud computing is a major area covered by the EC


Department of Finance Releases Consultation Paper on New Retail Payments Oversight Framework Providing for Functional Regulation of Payment Service Providers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 10 2017

On July 7, 2017, the Department of Finance issued the consultation paper “A New Retail Payments Oversight Framework” (the “Consultation Paper”


OSFI Issues Advisory on Use of Words “Bank”, “Banker”, “Banking”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2017

On June 30, 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (“OSFI”) issued Advisory 2017-01 (the “Advisory”) providing additional


European Banking Authority Responds to European Commission Public Consultation on Fintech: Potential Takeaways for Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • June 29 2017

In March 2017, the European Commission issued a public consultation document on Fintech. The goal of the European Commission (EC) document is to


Funding your Start-Up: Stages and Types of Financing
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2017

There are a number of issues start-ups need to consider to be able to effectively raise capital. Focusing your efforts on developing your products or


“Not There Yet”: Bank of Canada Experiments with Blockchain Wholesale Payment System
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 19 2017

The Bank of Canada has issued a report on Project Jasper, its recently completed experiment testing the viability of distributed ledger technology


Rate Floors in Commercial Loan Agreements
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2017

Over the past few years, rate floors have become standard in commercial loan agreements. Following the 2008 financial crisis, lending rates dropped


Australian Regulator Issues Guidance on Use of Distributed Ledger Technology: The View from Canada
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • April 5 2017

In an effort to help regulated entities and interested parties evaluate whether the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) would enable them to