Securities Law

BCN 2011/03 - Notice of Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation and National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules [BCN - Lapsed]

Published Date: 2011-03-18
Rescinded Date: 2012-03-23
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The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are publishing for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operations and National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules, including amendments to related companion policies and forms. 

The attached CSA notice describes what we and other members of the CSA are proposing. The proposed amendments would:

  • increase consistency, streamline and update the regulatory requirements for exchanges, quotation and trade reporting systems, and alternative trading systems
  • impose additional reporting and transparency requirements on those marketplaces and information processors
  • provide guidance on key provisions, including the definitions of marketplace and order

The CSA notice describes where you can direct your comments about the proposed changes. We will consider all comments received by June 16, 2011.

You may refer questions to:

Michael Brady
Senior Legal Counsel
British Columbia Securities Commission
(604) 899-6561
(800) 373-6393 (toll free across Canada)

Mark Wang
Manager, Legal Services
British Columbia Securities Commission
(604) 899-6658
(800) 373-6393 (toll free across Canada)

March 17, 2011

Brent Aitken
Acting Chair

This Notice may refer to other documents. These documents can be found at the B.C. Securities Commission public website in the section Securities Law & Policy: Policies & Instruments.