Industry Master Agreements

IIROC Rule Book
IIROC Repo Agreement
IIROC Securities Loan (with Set-off)
IIROC Securities Loan (without Set-off)
ICMA Industry Documentation – (eg GMRA)
ISLA Industry Documentation – GMSLA, GESLA, OSLA
SIFMA Standard Forms – MRA, MSLA
Foreign Exchange Committee FEOMA, IFEMA, ICOM
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers GasEDI
Edison Electrical Institute Master Netting Agreement
European Banking Federation European Master Agreement

Industry Associations

International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)
ISDA Swapsinfo
International Securities Lending Association (ISLA)
International Capital Markets Association (ICMA)
Canadian Securities Lending Association (CASLA)
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
Foreign Exchange Committee (Federal Reserve Bank of NY)
American Securitization Forum

Other Resources

The Asset Management Review 2016 (Canada chapter – Global Legal Group)
The Asset Management Review 2015 (Canada chapter – Global Legal Group)
The Asset Management Review 2014 (Canada chapter – Global Legal Group)
The Asset Management Review 2013 (Canada chapter – Global Legal Group)
The Asset Management Review 2012 (Canada chapter – Global Legal Group)
ISLA’s Introduction to Securities Lending
Introduction to Securities Lending in Canada
The Law of Financial Derivatives in Canada by M. Grottenthaler and P. Henderson
DBRS - The Annual Update: Canadian Structured Finance Turning the Corner? (May 2010)

Canadian Federal Legislation

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. B-3
Companies Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36
Winding-up and Restructuring Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. W-11
Payment Clearing and Settlement Act, S.C. 1996, c. 6, Sch.
Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-3
Eligible Financial Contracts Regulations, SOR/2007-258
Depository Bills and Notes Act, S.C. 1998, c. 13

Provincial Legislation and Orders

Personal Property Security Act (Alberta), R.S.A. 2000, c. P-7
Personal Property Security Act (Ontario), R.S.O. 1990, c. P.10
Derivatives act (Quebec), R.S.Q. c. I-14.01

Blanket Order 91-503 (Alberta) re: OTC derivatives transactions and commodity contracts
BC Instrument 91-501 (British Columbia) re: OTC derivatives
Local Rule 91-501 (New Brunswick) re: Derivatives | Also see NBSC Notice 91-701 (Derivatives FAQ), NBSC Notice 91-701 (Revised FAQ) and proposed amendments to LR 91-501
General Order 91-907 (Saskatchewan) re: qualified parties

Securities Transfer Act and PPSA Amendments*

Securities Transfer Act (Alberta), S.A. 2006, c. S-4.5 (In force Jan. 1, 2007)
Securities Transfer Act (British Columbia), S.B.C. 2007, c. 10 (In force Jan. 1, 2007)
The Securities Transfer Act (Manitoba), C.C.S.M. c. S60 (In force Jun. 12, 2008)
Securities Transfer Act (New Brunswick), S.N.B. 2008, c. S-5.8 (In force Feb. 1, 2010)
Securities Transfer Act (Newfoundland and Labrador), S.N.L. 2007, c. S-13.01 (In force Aug. 1, 2007)
Securities Transfer Act (Nova Scotia), S.N.S. 2010, c. 8 (In force September 8, 2010)
Securities Transfer Act (Ontario), 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 8 (In force Jan. 1, 2007)
An act respecting the transfer of securities and the establishment of security entitlements (Quebec), R.S.Q. c. T-11.002 (In force Feb. 1, 2009)
Securities Transfer Act (Saskatchewan), S.S. 2007, c. S-42.3 (In force Sept. 1, 2007)
Securities Transfer Act (Northwest Territories), S.N.W.T. 2009, c. 14 (In force Jun. 4, 2009)
Securities Transfer Act (Nunavut), Bill 26, 2010 (In force September 27, 2010)
Securities Transfer Act (Yukon), Bill 87, 2010 (Royal Assent November 9, 2010)

PEI currently has no securities transfer legislation.
*Civil Code amendments in Quebec

OTC derivatives reporting proposals

Multilateral CSA Staff Notice 91-302 (Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan)
Proposed MSC Rules 91-506 and 91-507 (Manitoba)
Proposed OSC Rules 91-506 and 91-507 (Ontario)
Draft AMF Regulations 91-506 and 91-507 (Quebec)


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