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Name use (Foreign Banks) Regulations (SOR/2008-156)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-14 and last amended on 2008-05-19. Previous Versions

Name use (Foreign Banks) Regulations

SOR/2008-156

BANK ACT

Registration 2008-05-15

Name use (Foreign Banks) Regulations

P.C. 2008-936 2008-05-15

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to section 978Footnote a and subsection 983(18)Footnote b of the Bank ActFootnote c, hereby makes the annexed Name Use (Foreign Banks) Regulations.

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definition

 In these Regulations, Act means the Bank Act.

Disclosure Requirements

Marginal note:Non-bank affiliate and foreign bank

  •  (1) For the purpose of paragraph 983(4)(g) of the Act, the word “bank”, “banker” or “banking” may be used in a description of the corporate relationship between a non-bank affiliate of a foreign bank, within the meaning of subsection 507(1) of the Act, and a foreign bank that controls the non-bank affiliate if the description includes a statement that the foreign bank is not regulated in Canada as a financial institution, a bank holding company or an insurance holding company.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the foreign bank is an authorized foreign bank.

Marginal note:Non-bank affiliate and entity associated with foreign bank

  •  (1) For the purpose of paragraph 983(4)(h) of the Act, the word “bank”, “banker” or “banking” may be used in a description of the corporate relationship between a non-bank affiliate of a foreign bank, within the meaning of subsection 507(1) of the Act, and an entity associated with a foreign bank that controls the non-bank affiliate if the description includes a statement that the entity associated with a foreign bank is not regulated in Canada as a financial institution, a bank holding company or an insurance holding company.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the entity associated with a foreign bank is one described in any of paragraphs 468(1)(c) to (i) of the Act.

Marginal note:Term and condition re: use of name of foreign bank

  •  (1) For the purpose of subsection 983(10) of the Act, the Canadian entity must disclose, in conjunction with the use of the name or identifying mark of the foreign bank, that the foreign bank is not regulated in Canada as a financial institution, a bank holding company or an insurance holding company.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if the foreign bank is an authorized foreign bank.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:S.C. 2007, c. 6

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 129 of An Act to amend the law governing financial institutions and to provide for related and consequential matters, being chapter 6, of the Statutes of Canada, 2007, comes into force.


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