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- TSX Staff Notice 2019-0002: The TSX Sandbox
On April 12 2019, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published its latest guidance on the TSX Sandbox, TSX Staff Notice 2019-0002 (the Staff Notice). The Toronto Stock Exchange created the TSX Sandbox to facilitate listing applications that ordinarily would not satisfy the requirements and guidelines … Read more »
- SEC’s Latest Guidance on Digital Assets Reinforces Importance of Howey
The most recent guidance published by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) goes even further to reinforce the importance of the concept of the “investment contract” and the Howey Test when determining if a digital asset is a security. The SEC relies heavily upon the Howey Test to determine … Read more »
By: Barbara Hendrickson and Ray Luckiram March 19, 2019 Introduction Stablecoins have become increasingly popular over the last few years. Stablecoins differ from other cryptocurrencies and digital assets because they are ‘pegged’ to an underlying asset. When a cryptocurrency is said to be ‘pegg … Read more »
- CSA Publishes Annex B, Amendments to National Instrument 31-303, Registration Requirements and Ongoing Registrant Obligations
On March 14, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published Annex B, Amendments to National Instrument 31-103, Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations (The Amendments). Together, the Amendments replace subsections 14.6.1(1) and (2) of National Instrumen … Read more »
- CSA and IIROC Publish Consultation Paper and Request for Comment on Proposed Regulatory Framework for Cryptoasset Trading Platforms
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) have published a joint consultation paper and a request for comment, Consultation Paper 21-402 Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms (The Consultation Paper), for a sixt … Read more »
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