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Whistleblower Incentive Programs Continue to Gain Traction as the U.S. CFTC Announces $10-million Payout
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 6 2016

With the Ontario Securities Commission's new incentive-based whistleblower program now on the horizon, recent awards under comparable whistleblower


US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Canadian Provinces on Cross-Border Supervision
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 5 2016

On April 20, 2016, CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad and authorities for three Canadian provinces signed a March 2014 Memorandum of Understanding


Additional Canadian securities regulators enter into MOU with CFTC
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 2 2016

The securities regulators in New Brunswick (FCNB), Nova Scotia (NSSC) and Saskatchewan (FCAA) have announced that that they have signed counterparts


Canadian regulators provide temporary exemptions for swap execution facilities
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 30 2013

Securities regulators in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and Manitoba have temporarily exempted swap execution facilities, or SEFs, from recognition as


The Financial Report December 12 2013 - news from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 12 2013

US financial services regulators voted to adopt regulations implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s “Volcker Rule,” which prohibit deposit-taking banks


SEC and CFTC release joint report on May 6 market volatility
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 5 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released a joint report on Friday outlining their findings respecting the extreme market volatility of May 6, 2010


CFTC and ASC sign cooperation agreement
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 25 2010

On June 16, the Alberta Securities Commission and the U.S.Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding intended to enhance the cooperation between the two regulators in connection with their functions relating to the supervision of covered clearing organizations


CFTC signs information sharing agreement with the Alberta Securities Commission
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • June 21 2010

On June 16th, the CFTC announced that it and the Alberta Securities Commission have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation and the exchange of information relating to the supervision of cross-border clearing organizations


Capital markets 2011 mid-year report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 27 2011

To date, 2011 has been an exciting year in North American capital markets


Recent updates related to derivatives
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, USA
  • January 19 2011

The recent passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act") in the United States of America, as well as the proposed regulation of derivatives contained within the Canadian Securities Act (the "Securities Act") which is currently before the Supreme Court of Canada, promises to change the face of derivatives transactions as we currently know them