July 28, 2016 - The Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities has joined most other Canadian jurisdictions in signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regarding the exchange of information in relation to the supervision of cross-border covered entities from a securities regulatory perspective.
For more information, visit the CFTC website.
July 22, 2016 – The ministers responsible for capital markets regulation in several Canadian jurisdictions and the minister of finance of Canada have chosen the Authority's board of directors and announced timelines. Once created, the Authority will be the single regulator administering the proposed uniform provincial-territorial Capital Markets Act and complementary federal Capital Markets Stability Act. When passed, these acts would form the legislative cornerstones of the new Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System.
Cabinet proclaimed the Personal Property Security Registry (Electronic) Amendments Act and approved the related regulations yesterday, paving the way for the Government of Yukon to adopt a modern, electronic registry, effective June 27.
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