Bill C-8, An Act To Establish the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and To Amend Certain Acts in Relation to Financial Institutions, was proclaimed in force on October 24, 2001. Over the past several months, the federal government has released over 100 regulations in connection with Bill C-8. For the most part, the regulations deal with technical issues that are better addressed in secondary sources of law rather than in statutes. The most significant of the regulations are described in this article.
This article was published in Directions Secptember/October 2001.

type The Implementation of Bill C-8