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Banking Regulation
There are several overarching policy objectives that Canada uses as a framework for establishing the rules of the banking sector.
Canada
8 Jun 2011
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Banking Regulation 2010
1. What are the principal governmental and regulatory policies that govern the banking sector? There are several overarching policy objectives that Canada uses as a framework for establishing the rules of the banking sector.
Canada
12 Apr 2011
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Banking Regulation In Canada
There are several overarching policy objectives that Canada uses as a framework for establishing the rules of the banking sector.
Canada
9 Feb 2011
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Basel Committee Requires Non-Common Capital Instruments to Be Convertible into Common Shares
Earlier today, the Basel Committee released new minimum requirements specifying that all capital instruments issued on or after January 1, 2013 must contain provisions that require them to be converted into common shares if the relevant regulator determines that the bank is no longer viable.
Canada
17 Jan 2011
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Canada Pushes Embedded Contingent Capital
Canadian officials have been promoting embedded contingent capital as the best alternative for dealing with systemically important financial institutions ("SIFIs"), or banks that are "Too Big to Fail," as they have historically been referred to.
Canada
25 Aug 2010
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Financial Institutions Experience Slower Activity In Capital Markets
After unprecedented capital raising in 2008 and 2009, capital market activity for Canadian financial institutions was slow in the first part of this year.
Canada
25 Aug 2010
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Canada Pushes Embedded Contingent Capital
Canadian officials have been promoting embedded contingent capital as the best alternative for dealing with systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs), or banks that are "Too Big to Fail," as they have historically been referred to.
Canada
18 Jun 2010
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Ontario Securities Commission Provides Guidance On Material Changes And M&A Negotiations
In its recent decision in AiT Advanced Information Technologies Corporation, the Ontario Securities Commission gives direction to target corporations for determining when a material change occurring during the course of negotiating a merger and acquisition transaction would trigger a disclosure obligation under Ontario securities law.
Canada
31 Mar 2008
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Developments In Climate Change Disclosure Requirements
Investors and securities regulators are increasingly paying attention to what public companies are disclosing about their climate change risks and opportunities.
Canada
26 Mar 2008
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Five-Year Review Of Federal Financial Institutions Legislation: Amendments Set Out In Bill C-37
On November 27, 2006, the federal government tabled Bill C-37, which sets out proposed revisions to federal financial institutions legislation (i.e., Bank Act, Insurance Companies Act, Trust and Loan Companies Act and Cooperative Credit Associations Act and certain other related statutes) arising from the regular five-year review of the financial sector framework.
Canada
21 Mar 2007
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From Comity To Bill C-55: Evolution Of Cross-Border Insolvency In Canada
With the elimination of trade barriers and the marked increases in trade between jurisdictions, businesses in Canada and the United States have found themselves more closely connected than ever. Statistics provide a snapshot of the increasing cross-border interdependence between the United States and Canada.
Canada
1 Nov 2006
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Are Canadian and U.S. Banks Fit to Be Tied?
In both Canada and the United States, it is common for banks to provide customers with incentives to purchase multiple products.
Canada
25 Oct 2005
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SEC Votes in Favor of Groundbreaking Changes to U.S. Public Offerings
The Securities and Exchange Commission is making groundbreaking changes to the rules that regulate the way companies make public offerings in the United States. In an open meeting June 29, 2005, the commissioners voted to approve the new regime, which was originally proposed in November 2004.
United States
6 Jul 2005
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Are Canadian Banks Fit to Be Tied?
In both Canada and the United States it is common for banks to provide customers with incentives to purchase multiple products.
Canada
 
13 Dec 2004
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Recognition of U.S. Bankruptcy Proceedings by Canadian Courts
With the reduction of trade barriers and the introduction of open borders pursuant to bilateral and international agreements such as the North American Free Trade Agreement, there has been a steady increase in the cross-border commerce between Canada and the United States.
Canada
6 Sep 2004
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Omnicare And The Negotiated Merger: Canada And Delaware Differ
A Delaware court recently concluded in Omnicare that the board of directors of a Delaware company cannot approve an irrevocable merger agreement, even if the merger is not available except on that basis.
Canada
21 Apr 2004
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Canadian Continuous Disclosure Obligations Revamped
Canadian securities regulators recently adopted National Instrument 51-102, Continuous Disclosure Obligations.
Canada
11 Mar 2004
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Exemptions From Canadian Continuous Disclosure Obligations
Canadian securities regulators have adopted a new uniform continuous disclosure regime.
Canada
11 Mar 2004
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IPO and Private Placement Hold Periods Shortened
Effective March 30, 2004, Canadian securities laws that determine how soon after an IPO or a private placement shareholders may resell their securities will be relaxed.
Canada
8 Mar 2004
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