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This area covers policies and regulations, such as prudential or consumer regulations, as well as technology and other competitive pressures affecting the financial services industry, financial markets and the financial system as a whole, and their ability to effectively perform their core economic functions.

Blockchain Technology – What’s in Store for Canada’s Economy and Financial Markets?
February 2, 2017 - Thorsten V. Koeppl and Jeremy Kronick
Canadian regulators need to start preparing now for the rapidly approaching blockchain revolution, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Blockchain Technology – What’s in Store...
Takeover Rules: In Support of the Longer Minimum Bid Period
November 10, 2016 - Sharon Geraghty
Securities regulators made the right move this year when they extended the minimum bid period for takeover bids in Canada, says a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Takeover Rules: In Support of the...
Swimming with Whales: How to Encourage Competition from Small Banks
October 4, 2016 - John Jason and Toronto Lawyer
Ottawa should consider new regulatory approaches to bolster the role of smaller financial institutions if it is to achieve its goals of enhancing quality, price and innovation in that sector,...
Fault Lines: Earthquakes, Insurance, and Systemic Financial Risk
August 3, 2016 - Nicholas Le Pan
The fault lines from a major earthquake in Canada could quickly spread through the insurance industry and have a systemic financial impact, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In...
National Priorities 2016
March 3, 2016
The National Priorities 2016 series provides a high level overview of key issues that the federal and provincial governments need to address, and provides an opportunity to highlight policy...
Looking for Liquidity: Banking and Emergency Liquidity Facilities
February 9, 2016 - Jeremy Kronick
The Bank of Canada should start preparing for the next financial crisis, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Looking for Liquidity: Banking and Emergency Liquidity Facilities,” author...
Jeremy M. Kronick - Financial Regulation Under President Trump
Intelligence Memos
From:  Jeremy M. Kronick To:  Superintendent Jeremy Rudin Date:  January 20, 2017 Re:  Financial Regulation Under President Trump Today Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the...
Remarks by Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Speeches and Presentations
Speaking Notes for Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation C.D. Howe Institute Roundtable Luncheon 421 7 Avenue Southwest, Suite 4000 Calgary,...
Speeches and Presentations
The C.D. Howe Institute organized an invitation-only conference in Toronto entitled The Future of Financial Services: Competition and Growth. The event brought together financial sector executives,...
Les lignes de faille : Tremblements de terre, assurance, et risque financier systémique
Research
Les lignes de faille d’un tremblement de terre majeur au Canada pourraient se propager rapidement dans l’ensemble de l’industrie des assurances et avoir des répercussions financières systémiques,...
Op-Ed
Publié dans La Presse le 30 Juillet, 2012. Par Stéphane Rousseau Depuis la crise financière, les régulateurs déploient des efforts pour encadrer les agences de notation de crédit. Malheureusement,...
08 May 2017
May
08
  • Lorna Rosen, Deputy Minister, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
Roundtable Luncheon
Calgary, 421 7 Ave SW #4000
Monday, May 8, 2017,
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sponsored by:
Intact Financial
06 Apr 2017
Apr
06
  • Jeremy Rudin, Superintendent of Financial Institutions
Roundtable Luncheon
Toronto, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Thursday, April 6, 2017,
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Sponsored by:
Canadian Bankers’ Association
09 Feb 2017
Feb
09
  • Inside Access: Blockchain Technology - What's in Store for Canada's Economy and Financial Markets?
Conference Call with Jeremy Kronick, Senior Policy Analyst, C.D. Howe Institute
Conference Call
Thursday, February 9, 2017,
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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