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Proposals for the regulation of shadow banking postscript
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2013

Short term investors are extremely risk-adverse. They demand two things at minimum - ready access to and the safety of their principal. When risk


'We are all macro-prudentialists now': the brave new world of systemic risk
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2012

It wasn’t long after the immediate, frenzied response to the financial crisis that governments and regulators began to turn their minds to the fault lines that had been exposed in the financial system as a whole and to ways in which these could and should be addressed


Risk retention redux: the international context
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2012

In comparison to the ongoing regulatory onslaught in Europe and the United States, we in Canada appear to have gotten off pretty lightly and may even have felt that this was completely justifiable given our country’s performance and the high performance standards maintained by Canadian assets throughout the financial crisis


SEC proposals on ABS: review of assets
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2010

The second SEC release in response to the requirements of the Dodd Frank Act deals with the requirement of issuers to perform a review of the assets underlying an ABS and to disclose the nature of the review


SEC proposals on ABS: risk retention Part II
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

Finally some good news


The buzz on SEC release on securitization
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 9 2010

Since the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a request for comments on its proposed rules on asset backed securities on April 7, market participants have weighed in with their comments


Overview of comments of CSA securitization proposals
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2011

On August 31 the comment period in respect of the Canadian Securities Administrators’ Proposed Securitized Product Rules ended


Overview of comments on SEC's re-proposal of shelf eligibility conditions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 2 2011

As reported earlier, on July 26, 2011 the SEC issued for comment a proposing release entitled “Re-Proposal of Shelf Eligibility for Asset-Backed Securities and Other Additional Requests” (the Re-Proposal


SEC proposals on ABS: representations and warranties, Part I
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2010

The SEC has indentified, as a significant contributing factor to the RMBS collapse, the paucity of adequate information which would have allowed investors to make informed investment decisions and the resulting over-reliance upon ratings


SEC proposals on ABS: representations and warranties, part II
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 21 2010

Well here's one that potentially has direct bearing on the Canadian ABS market