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CSA release consultation paper on surveillance of OTC derivatives, market conduct rules and enforcement powers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2011

The Canadian Securities Administrators released a consultation paper last week addressing the regulation of OTC derivatives markets.


CSA recommend extending securities regulations to OTC derivatives market
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2011

The Canadian Securities Administrators released a consultation paper today addressing the regulation of OTC derivatives markets.


ASC releases 2011 annual report
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 19 2011

The Alberta Securities Commission recently released its 2011 Annual Report.


IIROC requests comments on proposed "rate by revenue" fee model
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2010

As we discussed in a post of April 30, IIROC proposed a new dealer regulation fee model earlier this year that would incorporate a "rate by revenue tier" approach to dealer regulation.


IIROC proposes single stock circuit breakers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 22 2010

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) released a proposal for single-stock circuit breakers last week that would halt trading of a security experiencing "rapid, significant and unexpected price movement."


CSA publish consultation paper on OTC derivatives regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators yesterday published a consultation paper on over-the-counter derivatives regulation in Canada intended to address "some of the deficiencies that have become apparent in the OTC derivatives market".


IIROC announces launch of surveillance platform
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) announced the launch of a surveillance system yesterday that will allow it to conduct surveillance across all Canadian equity markets.


Quebec Court of Appeal upholds right to privacy in unreasonable surveillance case
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2010

On May 11, 2010, the Quebec Court of Appeal issued a definitive judgment in support of privacy rights in the case of Standard Life v. Tremblay. Upholding the trial decision, the Quebec Court of Appeal maintained the damages awarded which included a punitive sum of $100,000.00 to the plaintiff Tremblay against Standard Life Insurance Company (Standard Life).


Federal court restricts definition of "commercial activity" under PIPEDA
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2010

On July 9, 2010, the Federal Court of Canada restricted the scope of the definition of "commercial activity" under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), when it was asked to determine whether the provisions of PIPEDA apply to evidence collected by an insurer, on behalf of an insured, in a tort action.


TMX outlines objection to US-style short sale regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2010

On May 3, TMX Group Inc, released a letter written to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) outlining its position on the regulation of short sales in Canada in light of recent US amendments on the subject.