Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE ( CIBC) / Victor Dodig, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE ( CIBC)
Responsible Officer Name: Victor Dodig, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-17
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 905360-5064

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 222

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 8

Version 1 of 35 (2005-08-17 to 2006-03-06)

Version 1 of 35 (2005-08-17 to 2006-03-06) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE ( CIBC)
COMMERCE COURT WEST 56
TORONTO, ON  M5L 1A2
Canada
Telephone number: 416-956-3312
Fax number: 416-363-5347  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Gerry McCaughey, President & CEO  
Description of activities: CIBC is a leading North American financial institution comprising three strategic business lines: Retail Markets, Wealth Management, and CIBC World Markets. CIBC has approximately 37,000 employees worldwide. As of October 31, 2004 CIBC had 1,073 branches, over 4,100 ABMs in branch and non-branch locations across the country providing financial services to more than nine million clients. CIBC contributed more than $44 million worldwide to charitable causes in 2004, including more than $23 million in Canada and over $5 million in community sponsorships.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Amicus Bank
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street, Commerce Court West,
13th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Asset Management Holdings Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street, Commerce Court West,
44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Asset Management Inc.
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
Suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

CIBC BA Limited
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Investments Limited
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Investor Services Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Life Insurance Company Limited
3 Robert Speck Parkway
Suite 900
Mississauga, ON
Canada L4Z 2G5

CIBC Mortgages Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Securities Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Trust Corporation
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC WM Real Estate (Quebec) Ltd.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC Wood Gundy Capital Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CIBC World Markets Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

CRS II Preferred NT Trust
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

INTRIA Items Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

TAL Global Advisers Ltd.
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
Suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

TAL Global Asset Management Inc.
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
Suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

Tal Private Management Ltd.
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
Suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

Talvest & Co. 1998 Limited Partnership
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
Suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

Talvest Inc.
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
Suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

Talvestco Inc.
1000, de la Gauchetiere Street West,
suite 3100
Montreal, QC
Canada H3B 4W5

The Dominion Realty Company Limited
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
 
Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No
 

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation

Name: Sonia Baxendale
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President, CIBC Retails Markets
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Victor Dodig
Position title: Executive Vice-President, CIBC Wealth Management
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Paul Duffy
Position title: Senior Vice-President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Grant
Position title: Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Commuications and Public Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Norman Howey
Position title: Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Communications and Public Affairs
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Lachlan MacLachlan
Position title: Senior Vice-President and Ombudsman
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Steven McGirr
Position title: President, CIBC World Markets
Public offices held: No
 
Name: John Pattison
Position title: Senior Vice-President, Treasury, Balance Sheet and Risk Management - Basel II
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Brian Shaw
Position title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CIBC World Markets
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gregory Tsang
Position title: Vice-President, Government Relations and Strategy, Communications & Public Affairs
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Richard Venn
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Mike Woeller
Position title: Vice Chair and Chief Information Officer, Technology and Operations, Card Products and National Collections
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Tom Woods
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Agriculture, Consumer Issues, Financial Institutions, Justice and Law Enforcement, Small Business, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: All legislative proposals, bills or resolutions, regulations, policies or programs relating to financial institutions and financial services and to areas relating to CIBC's status as a federally regulated employer, human rights and labour issues; Amendments to related legislation including the Bank Act, Canadian Business Corporations Act (CBCA), Insurance Companies Act, Canadian Investment Companies Act, Loan Companies Act, Residential Mortgages Financing Act, Small Business Loans Act, Money Laundering legislation, regulations and guidelines, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC), Office of Superintendant of Financial Institutions (OSFI) , Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), bankruptcy and insolvency law issues, Bank of Canada, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, federal budget issues, anti-terrorism issues and any other acts pertaining to financial services.
Subject Matter: Prospective: All legislative proposals, bills or resolutions, regulations, policies or programs relating to financial institutions and financial services and to areas relating to CIBC's status as a federally regulated employer, human rights and labour issues; Amendments to related legislation including the Bank Act, Canadian Business Corporations Act (CBCA), Insurance Companies Act, Canadian Investment Companies Act, Loan Companies Act, Residential Mortgages Financing Act, Small Business Loans Act, Money Laundering legislation, regulations and guidelines, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC), Office of Superintendant of Financial Institutions (OSFI) , Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), bankruptcy and insolvency law issues, Bank of Canada, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, federal budget issues, anti-terrorism issues and any other acts pertaining to financial services.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution Bill C-55 - Wage Earner Protection Program ActBill C-19 - An Act to Amend The Competition Act and To Make Consequential Amendments To Other ActsBill C-57 - An Act To Amend Certain Acts In Relations To Financial InstitutionsS- 19 - An Act To Amend The Criminal Code ( Criminal Interest Rate)Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act
Policy or Program Minister of Finance's Guideline on The Public Interest Implications of a Bank Merger Proposal;The Wage Earner Protection Program, Industry Canada; Canadian Wheat Board, Continuous Priority Agreements;Agriculture and Agri-food Department, Loan Loss Reserve Program
Regulation Regulatory activity associated with the implementation of new capital requirements for chartered banks (Basel II)
Legislative Proposal The 2006 Financial Services Legislative Review: Improving the Legislative Framework for Canadian Consumers (Bank Act)




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