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Tales from the Crypt - How to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings
November 21, 2018 - Jeremy Kronick and Thorsten V. Koeppl

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) fill an essential gap in funding for entrepreneurs with limited access to other forms of capital, but a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute says smart guidelines...

Regulatory Reform in Ontario: Machine Learning and Regulation
March 29, 2018

Regulators can better use big data and machine learning to save time and money for businesses, individuals and themselves, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Regulatory...

Strengthening Canadian Television Content: Creation, Discovery and Export in a Digital World
December 19, 2017 - Lawson A.W. Hunter, Ken Engelhart and Peter Miller

Canadian voices are endangered as TV evolves according to a new report from the C.D Howe Institute. In “Strengthening Canadian Television Content: Creation, Discovery and Export in a Digital World...

Changing the Channel on Canadian Communications Regulation
May 25, 2016 - Daniel Schwanen and Benjamin Dachis

Canada’s communications and broadcasting world has changed dramatically in recent decades, but its communications and broadcasting statutes and regulations have not kept pace, states a new report...

Let the Market Decide: The Case Against Mandatory Pick-and-Pay

A proposal by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to mandate “pick-and-pay” television offerings for Canadians is deeply misguided, according to a report from...

Predicting Recessions in Real-Time: Mining Google Trends and Electronic Payments Data for Clues
September 4, 2013 - Greg Tkacz

Predicting recessions in real-time could be made possible by mining vast new sources of electronic data, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Predicting Recessions...

Koeppl, Kronick - Three Questions About Open Banking
Intelligence Memos
To: The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance From: Thorsten Koeppl and Jeremy M. Kronick Date: February 19, 2019 Re: Three Questions About Open Banking The deadline for your department’s...
Rosalie Wyonch - Competitive Digital Taxation for Federal Budget 2019
Intelligence Memos
Federal budgets are an annual rite of spring in Ottawa, as is the deluge of advice to the Department of Finance. But budget-making is a yearlong process, and the work is now in progress. Accordingly...
Dachis and Schwanen - Seize the Day and Free the CRTC from Cancon Regulation
Intelligence Memos
From: Benjamin Dachis and Daniel Schwanen To: Mélanie Joly, Minister of Heritage Date: August 22, 2017 Re: Seize the Day and Free the CRTC from Cancon Regulation Last week the federal cabinet ordered...

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