Chris Benedict, vice president of DataLend, highlights the state of the equity securities finance industry in Canada and how it compares to other jurisdictions Read article
The stability of the Canadian securities borrowing and lending market has given domestic players the confidence to conduct cross-border business. More
The more things change, the more they stay the same. A panel discussion. Link to article
A panel discussion. More
Global ISF publishes CASLAs 2013 plans
CASLA joins IIAC (Investment Industry Association of Canada) and the CBA (Canadian Bankers Association) for a joint response to FSB‘s (Financial Stability Board) Securities Lending and Repo Consultative Document.
CASLA confirms 2013 conference date as May 8th.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has issued a consultative document on Securities Lending and Repos in an attempt to strengthen the oversight and regulation of “shadow banking” system. FSB believes policies are needed to address potential systemic risks associated with “shadow banking”, including prevention of “runs” with activities associated with securities financing contracts such as … Read more
The Ministry of Finance has amended Section 260 of the Finance Act redefining the definition of a qualified security for purposes of Securities Lending. Please click here to read the full update.
CASLA announces new legal sub-committee to support related CASLA initiatives led by Lesley Charkow. The board consists of a diversified mix of legal and business experience from a variety of financial institutions. The Board of CASLA welcomes the members and thanks them for their participation on subcommittee. For a list of all members please click … Read more