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OSC publishes top 10 tips for IFRS filers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 26 2010

Earlier this week, the Ontario Securities Commission published an online guide to assist issuers in preparing their first IFRS interim financial report.


Bill 128 introduces technical amendments to Quebec's Derivatives Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2010

Omnibus financial legislation introduced by the Quebec government on November 10, 2010 includes technical amendments to Quebec's derivatives legislation, as well as provisions intended to improve the oversight of persons authorized to market a derivative and to strengthen the process of authorization of the marketing of the product.


CSA release environmental reporting guidance
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators released guidance this week to assist reporting issuers, other than investment funds, on continuous disclosure requirements relating to environmental matters.


U.S. legislation to add withholding tax to certain swap transactions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 27 2010

The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (or HIRE Act) has now come into effect in the United States and it will likely be relevant to Canadian participants in the OTC derivatives and securities lending areas.


OSFI releases instruction guide on Listings and Sanctions Laws
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2010

Federal, provincial and foreign insurance companies doing business in Canada are subject to obligations under what are commonly referred to as the "Listings and Sanctions Laws" relating to terrorists, terrorism financiers, and financiers of nuclear proliferation and weapons of mass destruction (the Listings and Sanctions Laws).


IIROC releases strategic plan
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 23 2010

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently released its Strategic Plan for 2010-2012.


MFDA releases bulletin reviewing compliance deficiencies
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 29 2010

On March 22, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) released a bulletin in which it discussed the "significant financial compliance deficiencies" identified during on-site examinations of its member firms.


CSA publish second FAQ regarding new registration regime
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2010

On February 5, 2010, staff of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a staff notice (the February FAQ) addressing frequently asked questions regarding compliance with the financial reporting requirements under National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements and Exemptions (NI 31-103).


IIROC provides guidance for supervision of branch offices
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2009

On December 22, 2009, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) published guidance for members on maintaining an adequate branch supervisory program.


SEC adopts rule amendments to strengthen protections for investment adviser custodial arrangements
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2009

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday announced the adoption of rule amendments to "substantially increase the protections" for investors that trust their assets with SEC-registered investment advisers.