Chair, Legal and Regulatory Working Group
Canadian Capital Markets Association (CCMA)
Jamie Anderson is Chair of the Legal and Regulatory Working Group, tasked with identifying all legal and regulatory issues related to Canada’s move to a shortened securities settlement period (T+2). He is concurrently General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of the Canadian Securities Exchange, overseeing all legal and corporate governance matters and advising on a broad scope of strategic and regulatory issues. He also leads Anderson Consulting Corporation, a consultancy in areas including compliance, governance, and business process re-engineering whose clients include major Canadian banks, life insurers, and investment managers.
Previously, Jamie has held executive and senior level roles at several of Canada’s largest and systemically important financial institutions, including The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited where he was most recently Chief Legal Officer. Jamie has championed many strategically important transactions and initiatives including large M&A deals, complex litigation, and default resolutions.
As the world’s leading economies adopt a T+2 securities settlement period, Canada will need to likewise shift to maintain its competitiveness. Jamie looks forward to continuing to coordinate the industry’s efforts to ensure Canada is ready for T+2.