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

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…

A Borderless Time (Securities Lending Times)

April 29, 20141 min read

The stability of the Canadian securities borrowing and lending market has given domestic players the…

CASLA Resources

Securities Lending Yearbook (PDF format).

January 1, 20091 min read

Securities Lending Yearbook  

An Introduction to Securities Lending, Canada

January 1, 20061 min read

An Introduction to Securities Lending, Canada (PDF format).

CASLA International Partners


Australian Securities Lending Association



International Securities Lending Association



Pan Asia Securities Lending Association



Risk Management Securities Lending Association