Canadian securities lending is thriving: The Canadian securities lending market is enjoying high rates of utilisation and its domestic banks are expanding into new markets. Read article
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.