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OSFI Publishes Final Margin Requirements For Non-Centrally Cleared Derivatives Transactions
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") published Guideline E-22 Margin Requirements for Non-Centrally Cleared Derivatives (the "Final Margin Rule") on February 29, 2016...
29 Mar 2016
Ending Too-Big-To-Fail –TLAC And The Canadian Bail-In Regime
Following the financial crisis, a number of reforms have been proposed, both in Canada and internationally, aimed at limiting the risk of future taxpayer funded bail-outs for the largest financial institutions...
14 Jan 2016
OSFI Issues Revised Capital Requirements For Property And Casualty Insurers
The Guideline applies to Canadian P&C Insurers and foreign P&C Insurers operating in Canada on a branch basis.
9 Oct 2014
Follow-Up Commentary On Indalex
In a client update released earlier this month, we discussed the recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in the CCAA proceedings of Indalex Limited.
27 Apr 2011
US Supreme Court Limits Extraterritorial Reach of US Securities Law: Morrison v. National Australia Bank
Out of the US Supreme Court comes a positive development for Canadian issuers of securities who have business operations in the United States: the US Supreme Court held, on June 24, 2010, that the principal statutory provisions used by security-holders to bring class actions in the US — s.10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and SEC Rule 10b-5 (which is promulgated under s. 10(b)) — have no application to trades in securities that are not traded on a US exchange and that do not take
20 Oct 2010
Voluntary Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada
On April 16, 2010, having addressed credit card disclosure and credit card practices involving consumers in 2009, the federal Department of Finance released its Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada
11 Jun 2010
Demand Obligations: Divergences in Provincial Limitation and Prescription Periods
A recent ruling of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Bank of Nova Scotia v. Williamson, provides an opportunity to address the divergent ways that limitation periods in different provinces apply to various forms of demand obligation.
9 Jun 2010
Market MACs
As a result of the credit crisis, lenders are placing greater reliance on market material adverse change (market MAC) provisions in commitment letters.
10 Jul 2009
Regulation Of Derivatives – An Update
In our previous articles on the Regulation of Credit Default Swaps, published on September 26, 2008 and November 28, 2008, we described how regulators in the United States and Canada were addressing the issues of systemic risk and the instability of the financial system attributed to credit default swaps in the aftermath of the financial credit crisis that started in the summer of 2007.
16 Jun 2009
Rule Of Law May Be Newest Victim Of The Credit Crisis
There has been no shortage of victims in this financial crisis. Pensions and retirement savings have been severely reduced, jobs have been lost and once powerful financial institutions have failed. But, there is, perhaps, another victim that has largely gone unnoticed: the rule of law.
14 Nov 2008
Regulation Of Credit Default Swaps
The recent rescue of American International Group has sparked regulatory action in the State of New York in the hitherto unregulated "covered" credit default swap (CDS) market and could result in new regulation of the "naked" CDS market.
1 Oct 2008
Credit Card Data Printed On Sales Receipts: The State Of Law And Policy In Canada
In 2003, the United States Congress passed the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, intended to enhance existing provisions against identity theft and to better protect consumers.
17 Sep 2008
Update On Income Trusts: Halloween Trick Becomes Holiday Treat
The Minister of Finance delivered an early holiday gift on December 20, 2007 to certain income funds and their investors when he announced technical amendments to the specified investment flow-through rules released October 31, 2006 (and enacted in June 2007).
17 Apr 2008
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