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Fiduciary duty breach caught by whistleblower

The chief of the SEC's whistleblower office will depart later this month

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CSA delays margin requirements for OTC derivatives

Trading data indicate that delay won't add systemic risk, the regulators said

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Canadian equity issuance soars in Q1: Refinitiv

Canaccord vaulted to the top of the equity underwriting league tables for the quarter

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OSFI proposes new stress test for uninsured mortgages

Increasing the qualifying rate would help ensure borrowers can pay their mortgages if rates rise


IIROC offers discount on sanctions for quick settlements

The SRO has adopted an early settlement program but scrapped its plan for punishing minor violations

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OSFI unwinds temporary increase to covered bond limit

The limit was raised last year alongside other measures designed to help financial institutions weather the pandemic

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  • April 6, 2021 April 6, 2021
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Trader was all hat, no cattle, CFTC charges

Regulator alleges fraud scheme involved 200,000 cattle that never existed

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Morisset’s term as CSA chair extended

Hoyt remains vice-chair and Vingoe will head the CSA policy team, until mid-2022

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“Too big to fail” reforms have succeeded, FSB finds

Systemic risk tied to banks has been reduced, but policymakers still spot gaps

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Aussies join binary options ban

ASIC follows Canadian and European regulators in banning risky options for retail investors

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National regulator effort effectively dead

CMAIO operations have been paused and staff laid off

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New exemption aimed at savvy investors in Alberta, Saskatchewan

Investors with more expertise than resources will be allowed to participate in deals alongside accredited investors

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Market risks abound, Europe’s regulators warn

With economic uncertainty not reflected in asset valuations, market correction remains a threat

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FCA set to revise rules for SPACs

The U.K. regulator promises consultation on tougher investor protections, with aim to boost SPAC listings

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Driving privileges at risk for securities scofflaws in B.C.

The BCSC can block drivers' licences and plates for those who fail to pay regulatory sanctions

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Industry group recommends advice-focused SRO

A forum of industry associations hopes a consolidated SRO will create a more level playing field while strengthening investor protection

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ESMA sanctions Moody’s for conflict violations

The rating agency's units in the U.K. and four other countries violated rules on avoiding conflicts of interest


Bankruptcy no escape hatch for regulatory sanctions, court rules

A court has found that penalties imposed by the BCSC should survive the bankruptcy process

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SEC sets new whistleblower record

Agency hands out its record-setting 40th financial award for an enforcement tip

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Finance Department sees issues with Facebook’s digital currency, documents show

Officials appeared less concerned about rivals like Bitcoin

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OSC takes aim at crypto platforms

The regulator is giving firms until April 19 to reveal plans to comply with new guidance

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Bringing crypto-trading platforms to heel

A joint notice from IIROC and the CSA outlines plans to regulate the fledgling sector


Crypto fraudsman hit with massive penalty

A U.S. court has sanctioned a British man for a Bitcoin trading scheme

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Fraudsmen seize upon surge in meme stocks

FINRA has observed a sharp increase in "instant funds" scams in the past two months

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After pandemic’s liquidity storm, possible fund reform

Various regulators are reviewing how funds fared during market stress, and whether rule changes are in order