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OSC recommendations for emerging market issuers, including auditors and underwriters
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 23 2012

On March 20, the Ontario Securities Commission published a staff notice outlining the results of its regulatory review of emerging market issuers.


Proposed amendments to prospectus marketing rules: pre-marketing of bought deals and other amendments
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2012

This is the fourth in a series of posts in which we take a closer look at proposed amendments to NI 41-101, released by the Canadian Securities Administrators in November 2011.


BCSC expands exemptions to new private placement disclosure requirements
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2011

The British Columbia Securities Commission has now replaced BC Instrument 45-533, which granted limited relief from its new private placement disclosure form (Form 45-106F6 or the "BC Form") with a new version of the Instrument.


BCSC grants limited relief from its new private placement disclosure form
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 23 2011

As we discussed last September, this past August and earlier this week, private placements in British Columbia will soon be subject to expanded post-trade disclosure requirements.


Expanded disclosure requirements in BC could have chilling effect on private placements
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2011

As we discussed in a blog post of August 16, the British Columbia Securities Commission recently announced that, effective October 3, 2011, exempt distributions (private placements) in British Columbia will be subject to expanded post-trade disclosure requirements.


CCIR paper considers issues and risks regarding use of credit-based insurance scores
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2011

Last month, the Credit Scoring Working Group of the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators released a paper intended to seek the views of consumers and the industry regarding insurers' use of credit-based insurance scores.


OSC announces regulatory review of emerging market issuers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2011

Earlier this week, the Ontario Securities Commission announced that it is undertaking a targeted review of Ontario reporting issuers listed on Canadian exchanges that have "significant business operations" in emerging markets.


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

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


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


Proposed new CSA exempt distribution rules - new playing field for securitized products not exactly a field of dreams
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 25 2011

The proposed exempt distribution rules published for comment by the CSA on April 1, 2011, if enacted as proposed, will have a very significant impact on the exempt market for securitization transactions and would effectively transform the exempt market for securitized products into a quasi-public market.