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CSA Staff Publish Commentary on MI 61-101 Including the Use of Special Committees and Fairness Opinions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

Staff of the securities regulatory authorities in each of Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, and New Brunswick have published commentary on


CDIC publishes guidance note on bank resolution
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

While reading the provisions of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act dealing with member institution resolution regimes is excellent brain


Canadian securities regulators publish capital markets guidance update on cyber security
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 4 2016

While noting that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to cyber security, the CSA expects issuers, registrants and other regulated entities (such


Canadian Securities Administrators publish consultation paper on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • July 8 2016

Yesterday the CSA published for comment a Consultation Paper proposing a framework for margin requirements on non-centrally cleared derivatives. The


OSC releases investment fund issuers report
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2011

The OSC released a report today providing an overview of initiatives impacting investment fund issuers


ISS publishes draft 2012 proxy voting updates
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 28 2011

On October 18, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) published for comment draft updates to its benchmark proxy voting policies for 2012


IIROC publishes circuit breaker levels for Q4 2011
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 6 2011

Earlier this week, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada published Notice 11-0277 relating to securities trading halts in coordination with the application of "circuit breakers" on U.S. markets for the fourth quarter of 2011


CSA revoke redundant NI 31-103 omnibusblanket relief orders
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2011

The CSA published a staff notice today revoking earlier blanket orders (discussed in our posts of February 26, 2010 and November 5, 2010) that provided exemptions from certain requirements of NI 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations


ISDA publishes response letter to OTC derivatives consultation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2011

As we discussed in a blog post earlier this summer, the Canadian Securities Administrators released a consultation paper in June that proposed a framework of rules for the reporting of OTC derivatives transactions and the operation of trade repositories


Securities regulators approve changes to marketplace trading obligations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2011

As we discussed in April 2010, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada proposed amendments to UMIR last year that would, among other things, replace the definition of "Market Maker Obligations" with a definition of "Marketplace Trading Obligations" and make various other changes to odd lot and marketplace trading obligations