The Canadian Securities Lending Association (CASLA) works with Canadian regulators, self-regulatory organizations and other market participants to ensure the long-term viability of the Canadian securities lending industry and the adoption of best practices.

CASLA seeks to enhance the public’s understanding of securities lending and the role it plays in Canada’s financial markets.

11th Annual
Conference on
Canadian Securities Lending

June 9th & 10th, 2021, 11 am to 2 pm EST

The Canadian Securities Lending Association held a special live-streamed virtual event, featuring leading industry experts discussing the latest opportunities and trends within securities lending in Canada.

This year CASLA hosted a two-day conference with guest speakers and industry panels each day, discussing the current industry and market developments. Sessions were recorded and are now available for post-event viewing.

Canada – Securities Lending Market Data – Q1 2021
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Latest CASLA News

Casla Conference Preview (Global Investor / ISF)

May 6, 20141 min read

Casla president Rob Ferguson tells Stephanie Baxter why Canadian securities lending participants should be worried…

Canadian Securities Lending is Thriving (Global Investor / ISF)

May 6, 20141 min read

Canadian securities lending is thriving: The Canadian securities lending market is enjoying high rates of…

CASLA Resources

IIROC Updates Short Selling Requirements: 

October 15, 20121 min read

Changes include: 1) Repealing the tick test 2) Imposing a pre-borrow requirement under certain circumstances.…

Global Investor/ISF Canadian lending roundtable:

October 4, 20123 min read

Canadian market participants met up at the CASLA Conference to discuss the effects of the…

CASLA International Partners


Australian Securities Lending Association



International Securities Lending Association



Pan Asia Securities Lending Association



Risk Management Securities Lending Association



Global Principles for Sustainable Securities Lending