Off-balance sheet financial instrument
A variety of products offered to clients which fall into two broad categories: (i) credit related arrangements, which generally provide clients with liquidity protection, and (ii) derivatives, which are defined on the previous page.
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI)
The primary regulator of federally chartered financial institutions and federally administered pension plans in Canada. The OSFI's mission is to safeguard policyholders, depositors and pension plan members from undue loss.