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: 231

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 15

Version 6 of 36 (2008-06-19 to 2008-08-11)

Version 6 of 36 (2008-06-19 to 2008-08-11) 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: 416-956-3311
Fax number: 416-861-3757  
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. Through our two distinct business lines, CIBC Retail Markets and CIBC World Markets, CIBC provides a full range of products and services to almost 11 million individual and small business clients. CIBC has over 39,000 employees. As of October 31, 2007 CIBC has 1,048 branches and 3,700 automated banking machines across the country. CIBC contributed more than $27 million in communities across Canada.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: 3877337 Canada Inc.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street
Commerce Court West, 44th 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.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

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

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

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

CIBC Global Asset Management Inc.
c/o 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 Private Investment Counsel 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 WM Real Estate Ltd.
c/o CIBC Corporate Secretary's Division, 199 Bay Street,
Commerce Court West, 44th Floor,
Toronto, ON
Canada M5L 1A2

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

CIBC Wood Gundy Financial Services 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

INTRIA Items Inc.
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: Michael Capatides
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, Legal and Regulatory Compliance, CIBC
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Stephen Forbes
Position title: Senior Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs
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: Ron Lalonde
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President, Administration, Technology and Operations, CIBC
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William McGill
Position title: Vice-President Strategic Initiatives, CIBC Insurance
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Allison Mudge
Position title: Senior Director, Government Relations & Strategy, Corp. Donations & Sponsorships, Communications and Public Affairs
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Richard Nesbitt
Position title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CIBC World Markets
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Richard Venn
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development, Managing Director and Deputy Chairman, CIBC World Markets Inc.
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Williamson
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Tom Woods
Position title: Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer, Treasury and Risk Management
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: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Bank of Canada, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Competition Tribunal (CT), Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Senate of Canada, 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: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Energy, Environment, Financial Institutions, Industry, Infrastructure, Internal Trade, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: All legislative proposals, bills or resolutions, regulations, policies or programs relating 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, agricultural issues, small business and aboriginal issues, domestic and international trade issues, and any other acts pertaining to financial services.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Issues ongoing as noted above dealing with financial services and to areas relating to CIBC's status as a federally regulated employer including accounting, agriculture, anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing, bankruptcy and insolvency, competition policy, consumer issues, corporate governance and financial institution security; Amendments to related regulations including the Bank Act, Insurance Companies Act, Canadian Investment Companies Act, Bills of Exchange Act, Payment Clearing and Settlement Act, Income Tax Act, Loan Companies Act, Residential Mortgages Financing Act, Small Business Loans Act, Money Laundering legislation, Employment Equity Act, 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
Policy or Program Agricultural Support Program: Farm Improvement and Marketing Cooperatives Loans Act Program (FIMCLA)
Policy or Program Banking Obudsman system
Bill or Resolution, Policy or Program Bank of Canada Act
Bill or Resolution, Regulation Bil C-50 - An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament
Bill or Resolution Bill C-10, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
Bill or Resolution, Regulation Bill C-12, An Act to Amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Creditors Arrangement Act, the Wage Earner Protection Program Act and Chapter 47 of the Statues of Canada 2005
Legislative Proposal, Regulation Bill C-29 - An Act to amend the Canada Election Act (accountability with respect to loans)
Bill or Resolution Bill C-415 An Act to Amend the Canada Labour Code (Replacement Workers)
Bill or Resolution Bill S-205 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Student Loans)
Legislative Proposal Bills of Exchange Act
Regulation, Legislative Proposal Canada Labour Code - Part II (Health & Safety) and Part III (Labour Standards)
Legislative Proposal Canadian Investment Companies Act
Regulation Creditor Insurance
Legislative Proposal, Regulation, Policy or Program Employment Equity Act, regulations and guidelines
Legislative Proposal, Policy or Program Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act
Policy or Program, Legislative Proposal Financial Services Legislative Policy, Legislation and Reform
Legislative Proposal Insurance Companies Act
Policy or Program International Tax Fairness and Competitiveness
Legislative Proposal Loan Companies Act
Policy or Program, Legislative Proposal, Regulation Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) issues and the five-year review of PIPEDA
Regulation Regulations under the Bank Act
Legislative Proposal Residential Mortgages Financing Act
Bill or Resolution S-211, An Act to regulate securities and to provide for a single securities commission for Canada (Canada Securities Act)
Regulation, Bill or Resolution S-2 An Act to amend the Canada - United States Tax Convention Act, 1984
Regulation Securities Regulation
Policy or Program Small and Medium Entreprises (SME) issues
Legislative Proposal Small Business Loans Act
Policy or Program, Bill or Resolution Suspicious Transactions Reports (Anti-money Laundering Legislation)




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