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OSFI Tightens Mortgage Underwriting Expectations
On July 7, 2017, OSFI released draft changes to Guideline B-20 - Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices and Procedures for public consultation.
24 Jul 2017
Revised CSA Staff Notice 51-327 Guidance On Oil And Gas Disclosure
On December 29, 2011, the securities commissions released a revision to Canadian Securities Administrators Staff Notice 51-327.
31 May 2012
New Mortgage Underwriting Expectations For Federally Regulated Financial Institutions
In recent months, the Minister of Finance, the Hon. Jim Flaherty, and Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney have expressed concern about the high level of Canadian household debt, which has risen significantly in a prolonged low interest rate environment.
5 Apr 2012
TSX Venture Exchange - Policy Amendments And Reminder Of Ongoing Corporate Governance Requirements
The Corporate Governance Bulletin indicates that the TSXV has identified a degree of non-compliance by listed issuers with respect to the corporate governance requirements mandated by the TSXV.
23 Mar 2012
21 Mar 2012
Use Of Preliminary Economic Assessments – The Securities Commissions' View
On June 30, 2011 a number of amendments to National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of disclosure for Mineral Projects were made. One change which has generated some controversy is the definition of "preliminary economic assessment" (formerly "preliminary assessment").
5 Mar 2012
CSA Issue Notice And Request For Comment On Proposed Amendments To Prospectus Pre-Marketing And Marketing Rules
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently released a Notice and Request for Comment (Notice) proposing certain amendments to the prospectus rules in Canada affecting the pre-marketing and marketing activities permitted by issuers and investment dealers.
19 Jan 2012
CSA Staff Consultation Note 45-401 Review Of Minimum Amount And Accredited Investor Exemptions
On November 11, 2011, Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") staff issued for public consultation Note 45-401 – Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions.
12 Dec 2011
US-Style No-Contest Settlements Part Of Planned Enforcement Initiatives By The OSC
The Ontario Securities Commission recently released Staff Notice 15-704 requesting comments on proposed enforcement initiatives.
10 Nov 2011
Mutual Funds Point-Of-Sale Regime: Moving To Stage 2
On August 12, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments (Stage 2 Amendments) to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure to implement Stage 2 of the point-of-sale (POS) disclosure regime.
4 Oct 2011
Proposed National Instrument 51-103: Ongoing Governance And Disclosure Requirements For Venture Issuers
On July 29, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment Proposed National Instrument 51‑103 Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers and Related Amendments (NI 51-103) which introduces a new regulatory regime for venture issuers (Proposal).
14 Sep 2011
Canadian Securities Administrators Adopt Amendments To Form 51-102F6 Statement Of Executive Compensation
On July 22, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a notice with respect to the adoption of amendments to Form 51-102F6 Statement of Executive Compensation (Form 51-102F6 Amendments).
31 Aug 2011
Amendments To The Prospectus Rules
On July 15, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a Notice and Request for Comment in respect of proposed amendments to National Instrument (NI) 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements, NI 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions, NI 44-102 Shelf Distributions, together with the companion policies in respect of the foregoing instruments, and NI 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure (Prospectus Rules).
16 Aug 2011
Proposed Amendments To Rules On Communications With Shareholders
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are proposing the adoption of new rules which would allow reporting issuers to choose to provide securityholders with proxy solicitations and materials through the internet (Notice-and-Access).
19 Jul 2011
OSC Staff Notice 33-735 – Sale Of Exempt Securities To Non-Accredited Investors
On May 13, 2011, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Staff released OSC Staff Notice 33-735 "Sale of Exempt Securities to Non-Accredited Investors" (Notice) which expressed concerns that some issuers and dealers are relying on the accredited investor exemption (AI Exemption), contained in National Instrument 45-106 "Prospectus and Registration Exemptions" (NI 45-106), to sell securities to individual investors who do not meet the applicable requirements of the exemption.
22 Jun 2011
Global Mining Bulletin
Following focus group discussions with market participants from various sectors in the spring of 2009, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") on April 23, 2010 published a CSA Notice and Request for Comment (the "2010 Proposal") in respect of National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI-43-101"), which governs the disclosure of scientific or technical information by securities issuers in Canada.
3 Jun 2011
Social Media: Best Practices for Public Companies in Canada – Part One*
There are many different ways to connect and communicate with shareholders: press releases, SEDAR filings, earnings calls, road shows, the list goes on.
10 Dec 2010
CSA Staff Notice 52-326: IFRS Transition Disclosure Review
On July 23, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published Staff Notice 52-326 "IFRS Transition Disclosure Review" (SN 52-326), which provides an assessment of disclosure regarding transition to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) made by issuers in their 2009 annual Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A).
18 Nov 2010
Proposed NI 25-101 Designated Rating Organizations, Related Policies and Consequential Amendments
On July 16, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment a proposed rule, policies and related consequential amendments that would impose requirements on those credit rating agencies or organizations (CROs) wishing to have their credit ratings eligible for use in places where credit ratings are referred to in securities legislation.
5 Nov 2010
Exemptions from Financial Reporting Aspects of the EU Transparency Directive
This Bulletin is of direct relevance to public companies having registered offices in Canada, listing or intending to list their securities on a UK regulated market. These include the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and the PLUS-Listed Market but do not include AIM or the PLUS-Quoted Market (except in relation to DTR 5).
European Union
4 Nov 2010
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