Harper Government Draws Battle Lines With Provinces Over Proposed National Securities Regulator

Davis LLP Securities & Corporate Finance Bulletin

November 26, 2010

The federal government continues to press ahead with the proposed creation of a national securities regulator. So far in 2010, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty released in May a proposed draft Canadian Securities Act which was drafted and released by the Canadian Securities Transition Office, a body previously established by the federal government to assist in establishing a national securities regulator. 

This bulletin outlines the issues surrounding the creation of a national securities regulator and the outlook for its implementation.