Monthly Archives: June 2013

One Small Step for Provincial and Model Rules, One Giant Leap for Trade Reporting and Product Determination

Last week, the Canadian Securities Administration (CSA) ‘Committee’ published two consultation papers that contain the proposed provincial rules and updated model rules for the reporting of derivatives transactions to trade repositories (TRs). The updated model rules clarify and tighten their policy stance yet do not deviate significantly from the proposed…


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Donna Bales
is a product development professional with a proven track record of managing complex capital market industry initiatives during times of significant market change and market structure reform. Donna is the founder and managing director of Balmoral Advisory, a boutique advisory firm that works with exchanges, regulators, technology firms, market participants and market data vendors to identify and evaluate business opportunities, understand and respond to changing industry/market dynamics and develop and implement strategies and solutions that make sense now and in the future. In addition she acts as a strategic advisor to an international consultancy firm, CollegeHill Asia and sits on the Board of 3Q Innovation, a non-profit that focuses on retraining and replacement of older workers after protracted unemployment. Originally from Canada, Donna holds a bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.