Derivatives Act

Québec City, June 19, 2008 - Monique Jérôme-Forget, Minister of Finance, Minister for Government Services, Minister responsible for Government Administration, and Chair of the Conseil du trésor, announced that the National Assembly had passed the Derivatives Act.


Proposed framework for the regulation of derivatives markets in Québec - August 2007

The AMF published for comment proposal documents on the regulation of derivatives markets in Québec. These documents contained a proposed legislation and regulation as well as proposed policy statements in respect of derivatives.

These proposals by the AMF were not government proposals and could only be implemented once they had been submitted to the legislative process and the resulting legislative provisions had been debated by the members of the National Assembly and been duly assented to by the National Assembly.

The following commenters filed briefs with the AMF as part of the consultation process (comments are published in their original language):

Discussion paper - May 2006

In May 2006, the AMF published for comment a discussion paper on the regulation of derivatives markets in Québec (pdf - 619 KB)This link will open in a new window.

The following commenters filed briefs with the AMF as part of the consultation process (comments are published in their original language):

Additional information

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