The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) – including the Ontario Securities Commission – are developing rules to regulate over-the-counter derivatives markets in Canada.

In April 2013, the CSA published Consultation Paper 91- 407 Derivatives: Registration, which outlined the CSA’s proposal for the registration of derivatives market participants. Although the proposed derivatives registration regime appears similar to the current securities registration regime, some important differences are noted in this issue.

Click the link to access our nutshell summarizing these rules.  > > Nutshell Derivatives Registration January 2014 (00042950)

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