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A New Federal Financial Consumer Protection Framework
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2018

On October 29, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 (Bill C-86), the second omnibus budget bill


OSFI Finalizes Corporate Governance Guideline
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 4 2018

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has published the final version of its updated Corporate Governance Guideline (2018


Guide to Doing Business in Canada: Secured financing
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 2 2018

Secured financing The secured financing market in Canada is well-established, and qualified borrowers have several borrowing options readily available


Guide to Doing Business in Canada: Regulation of foreign investment
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 2 2018

Foreign investment in Canada is regulated by the federal Investment Canada Act (ICA). Its purpose is to encourage foreign investment on terms that are


Update on the Use of the Words “Bank”, “Banker” and “Banking” by Non-Banks
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2018

The amendments to the Bank Act that restrict the use of the words “bank”, “banker” and “banking” (Bank Words) by non-bank entities were recently


US Federal Banking Regulator Announces Decision to Accept Applications for National Fintech Banking Charters
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • August 7 2018

On July 31, 2018, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) announced that it would begin accepting applications for national bank


Canadian Developments in Digital Identity
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2018

Digital identity is increasingly becoming a hot topic globally and Canada is no exception. For example, amendments to the Bank Act (and equivalent


Proposed Expansion of Bank Fintech Powers: Key Issues and Next Steps
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • June 11 2018

Recent proposed amendments to the Bank Act that would expand the power of banks and other financial institutions to engage in fintech activities have


FCAC Releases Report on Best Practices in Financial Consumer Protection
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 22 2018

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (“FCAC”) published on May 14, 2018 a Report on Best Practices in Financial Consumer Protection (the “Report”)


Canada publishes final bail-in regulations
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2018

On March 26, 2018, the Government of Canada released the final version of the bail-in regulations under the Bank Act and the CDIC Act (Bail-in