Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

Citibank Canada / John Hastings, Citi Country Officer

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: Citibank Canada
Responsible Officer Name: John Hastings, Citi Country Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-11-21
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 784895-16219

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 278

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 2

Version 1 of 46 (2007-11-21 to 2008-06-20)

Version 1 of 46 (2007-11-21 to 2008-06-20) 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: Citibank Canada
123 Front Street West
11th Floor
Toronto, ON  M5J 2M3
Telephone number: 416-947-4170
Fax number: 416-947-4123  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Betty DeVita, Citi Country Officer  
Description of activities: Citibank Canada is a chartered Canadian bank established pursuant to the Bank Act.
The client is a subsidiary of the following parent companies: Citibank N.A.
399 Park Avenue
New York, NY
United States of America 10043

Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Citicorp Vendor Finance Ltd.
123 Front Street West
16th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2M3

Citigroup Inc
399 Park Avenue
New York, NY
United States of America 10043

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: Charles Alexander
Position title: General Counsel
Public offices held: No
Name: Deborah Bijman
Position title: Director, Country Compliance
Public offices held: No
Name: Joy Chin
Position title: Director, Chief Administrative Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Betty DeVita
Position title: Citi Country Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Adam Shepherd
Position title: Managing Director
Public offices held: No
Name: Stephen Stobie
Position title: Director, Regional Chief Financial Officer
Public offices held: No
Name: Penn Wong
Position title: Senior Vice President, Taxation
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: Finance Canada (FIN), Industry Canada, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Revenue Canada (RC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Consumer Issues, Financial Institutions, Pensions, Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Meetings with government officials on amendments to Bank Act and the regulations thereunder and Pension legislation.
Subject Matter: Prospective: More meetings as well as written and verbal communications on such amendments as well as any other Bill or Government initiative that could potentially have an impact on the business of banking in Canada.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Legislative Proposal, Regulation An amendment to the Bank Act or amendments to the Financial Leasing Regulations and Name Use Regulations issued pursuant to the Bank Act each of which could potentially have an impact on the manner in which the bank and its affiliates carry on their respective businesses in Canada.
Bill or Resolution Bill C-335 an Act to amend the Bank Act (bank amalgamations)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-429 an Act to amend the Bank Act (automated banking machine charges).

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