Regulators’ Roundtable: Deciphering Canada’s New and Evolving Derivatives Regulations to Set and Maintain Appropriate Risk Controls

January 28, 2014 9:00am


Margaret Grottenthaler
Stikeman Elliott LLP


Aaron Unterman
Legal Counsel, Derivatives Branch
Ontario Securities Commission

Debra MacIntyre
Senior Legal Counsel Market Regulation
Alberta Securities Commission

Michael Brady
Senior Legal Counsel
British Columbia Securities Commission

  • Key new changes: An update on the status of the CSA model provincial rules
    • The Scope Rule: Derivatives – Product Determination
    • The TR Rule: Trade Repositories and Derivatives Data Reporting
  • Setting priorities: understanding the new rules, identifying your key focus areas, and preparing for what is on the horizon
  • Strategies for implementing the CSA model provincial rules
  • A practical guide to complying with the changes
    • What to do, what to fill out
  • How Ontario and other provinces are dealing with the changes
    • Lessons learned from your counterparts across the country
    • Examining the effectiveness of common practice: your opportunity to shape legislation
  • Implications of the new, onerous reforms on your business’ profitability and bottom line