Corporate Interrelationships (Banks and Bank Holding Companies) Regulations

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Corporate Interrelationships (Banks and Bank Holding Companies) Regulations

SOR/2008-57BANK ACT
Registration 2008-03-06
Corporate Interrelationships (Banks and Bank Holding Companies) Regulations
P.C. 2008-509 2008-03-06Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to sections 72.1Footnote a and 716.1Footnote b and subsection 978(1)Footnote c of the Bank ActFootnote d, hereby makes the annexed Corporate Interrelationships (Banks and Bank Holding Companies) Regulations

Return to footnote aS.C. 2007, c. 37, s. 9
Return to footnote bS.C. 2007, c. 37, s. 111
Return to footnote cS.C. 2005, c. 54, s. 135
Return to footnote dS.C. 1991, c. 46
Interpretation

1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act
Act means the Bank Act. (Loi)
delivery shares
delivery shares means shares issued by a bank or a bank holding company to a particular subsidiary for the purpose of an acquisition made under subsection 72.1(1) or 716.1(1) of the Act, respectively. (actions remises)
particular subsidiary
particular subsidiary means a subsidiary body corporate referred to in subsections 72.1(1) and 716.1(1) of the Act. (filiale visée)

Corporate Interrelationships

2 For the purpose of subsections 72.1(1) and 716.1(1) of the Act, the prescribed conditions are that

(a) the consideration received by the bank or the bank holding company for the delivery shares is equal to the fair market value of those shares at the time of their issuance;

(b) the class of shares of which the delivery shares are a part is widely held and shares of that class are actively traded on any of the following stock exchanges in Canada, namely,

(i) the Canadian Venture Exchange,
(ii) The Montreal Exchange, or
(iii) the Toronto Stock Exchange;

(c) the sole purpose of effecting the acquisition by the particular subsidiary of delivery shares is to transfer them, as set out in paragraph 3(b), to the shareholders of another body corporate;
(d) immediately before the acquisition of the delivery shares by the particular subsidiary, the other body corporate and its shareholders deal at arm’s length, to be determined in accordance with the Income Tax Act, with the bank or the bank holding company and the particular subsidiary; and
(e) immediately before the acquisition of the delivery shares by the particular subsidiary, the particular subsidiary and the other body corporate are not resident in Canada, for the purposes of the Income Tax Act.

SOR/2010-71, s. 6(F).
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3 For the purpose of subsections 72.1(2) and 716.1(2) of the Act, the prescribed conditions are that

(a) the particular subsidiary does not acquire a beneficial interest in the delivery shares as a result of its acquisition of those shares and the beneficial interest is acquired by the shareholders of the other body corporate;
(b) the acquisition by the particular subsidiary of the delivery shares is followed immediately by a transfer of the delivery shares by the particular subsidiary to shareholders of the other body corporate;
(c) immediately after the transfer of the delivery shares to the shareholders of the other body corporate, the particular subsidiary and the other body corporate are not resident in Canada, for the purposes of the Income Tax Act; and
(d) after the transfer of the delivery shares to the shareholders of the other body corporate, the other body corporate is a subsidiary body corporate of the particular subsidiary.

4 For the purpose of subsections 72.1(3) and 716.1(3) of the Act, the prescribed requirements are that, within 30 days after one of the conditions described in section 2 or 3 is not met or ceases to be met, the bank or bank holding company shall

(a) cancel the delivery shares on the condition that, if the by-laws limit the number of authorized shares, the delivery shares may be restored to the status of authorized but unissued shares;
(b) return the consideration received by the bank or bank holding company for the delivery shares to the particular subsidiary; and
(c) cancel the entry for the consideration in the stated capital account of the bank or bank holding company.

Coming into Force

*5 These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 9 of An Act to amend the law governing financial institutions and to provide for related and consequential matters, chapter 6 of the Statutes of Canada, 2007, comes into force or, if it is later, on the day on which they are registered.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force March 8, 2008, see SI/2008-33.]