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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.

14th Annual
CASLA Conference on Securities Lending

Conference dates announced!
June 6th 2024

Canada – Securities Lending Market Data – H1 2023
$2.03Trillion CAD
On Loan
$257Billion CAD
Average Fees
$194 Million CAD

(March 31st currency conversion of 1.35 USDCAD)

Data provided by: Datalend

Latest CASLA News

Local Insights on Commodity Trends (Securities Lending Times)

May 23, 20161 min read

Canadian in character – Rob Ferguson of CIBC Mellon offers local insights on commodity trends and…

Why Business is Booming (Global Investor / ISF)

May 19, 20151 min read

Canada Rising: CASLA’s Rob Ferguson on why business is booming (Securities Lending Times)

CASLA Resources

Response to the IOSCO consultation paper on the regulation of short selling

May 1, 20091 min read

Joint submission from ISLA, LIBA, PASLA, RMA and SIFMA in response to the IOSCO consultation…

Hong Kong SFC Research confirms benefits of short selling

Apr 29, 20091 min read

Hong Kong SFC Research confirms benefits of short selling (PDF format).

CASLA International Partners


Australian Securities Lending Association



International Securities Lending Association



Pan Asia Securities Lending Association



Risk Management Securities Lending Association



South African Securities Lending Association