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 Revisited

Held virtually on June 9th & 10th, 2021 the conference featured keynote speakers Benjamin Tal, Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist and American Journalist, Business Author and Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair, Bethany McLean, well known for her writing on the Enron scandal and the 2008 Financial Crisis.

Canada – Securities Lending Market Data – Q1 2021
On Loan
Average Fees
Data provided by: Datalend

Latest CASLA News

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…

Canada and the World of Securities Finance (Securities Lending Times)

April 29, 20141 min read

Chris Benedict, vice president of DataLend, highlights the state of the equity securities finance industry…

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

April 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



Global Principles for Sustainable Securities Lending