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SEC enforcement quarterly - 2nd quarter 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 23 2016

As we have reported previously, in a prior edition of the SEC Enforcement Quarterly, the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer


Bridging the Weeks by Gary DeWaal: November 23 - December 4 and 7, 2015 (Insider Trading in Futures; Newer, Tougher AML Requirements; New CCO Obligations; Possible Bitcoin Fraud)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Global, USA
  • December 6 2015

Compliance officers may be in the bullseye again as a result of new regulatory proposals introduced during the prior two weeks by the New York State


CFTC Enters Into Information Sharing MOU With Four Additional Canadian Provinces
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 29 2016

On July 28, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and four Canadian provinces or territories signed counterparts to a memorandum of understanding


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


OSC Announces Launch Date for its Whistleblower Program
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, Ireland, USA
  • June 20 2016

In a much-anticipated announcement, the Ontario Securities Commission said on June 16th that it will officially launch its rewards-based


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


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


The financial report January 9, 2014 - news from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 9 2014

The Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, OCC, and SEC announced a review of whether it would be appropriate and consistent with the Dodd-Frank Act to exempt


The financial report October 2, 2014 - news from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 7 2014

The US North American Securities Administrators Association published its annual enforcement survey. It noted a significant increase in the amount of


The financial report December 11, 2014 - news from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 11 2014

In what may be viewed as a watershed event in insider trading jurisprudence, the Second Circuit unanimously struck down the convictions of Todd