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Prudential Regulation


Securing Monetary and Financial Stability: Why Canada Needs a Macroprudential Policy Framework
June 24, 2015 - David Longworth and Paul Jenkins

The Bank of Canada should focus monetary policy on inflation, not systemic risk, according to a new report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Securing Monetary and Financial Stability...

Shareholder Liability: A New (Old) Way of Thinking about Financial Regulation
February 19, 2014 - Finn Poschmann

In the wake of a series of crises, international and domestic financial regulation has become highly complex and prescriptive, but doesn’t address the fundamental issues behind the crises,...

Reining in the Risks: Rethinking the Role of Crown Financial Corporations in Canada
February 6, 2013 - Finn Poschmann and Philippe Bergevin

After years of “mission creep” at Canada’s Crown financial corporations, their activities have expanded far beyond their original mandates and need reassessment, according to a new report from the...

Combatting the Dangers Lurking in the Shadows: The Macroprudential Regulation of Shadow Banking
September 5, 2012 - David Longworth

Financial regulators should turn their attention to the potential threats to financial stability lurking in the shadow banking system, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe...

Reducing the Potential for Future Financial Crises: A Framework for Macro-Prudential Policy in Canada
May 22, 2012 - Gordon Thiessen and Paul Jenkins

Canada needs a policy framework and new governance structure beyond what is in place to reduce the potential for future financial crises, according to Paul Jenkins, former Senior Deputy Governor,...

Better Braking for ABS: Reform Proposals for the Asset-Backed Securities Market
September 7, 2011 - David C. Allan and Philippe Bergevin

Regulators considering reforms to the asset-backed securities (ABS) market should look beyond transparency requirements in their efforts to improve investor comfort in the ABS market, says a...

Denis Meunier - Why is Canada Still the World’s Money Laundering Pawn?
Intelligence Memos
From: Denis Meunier To: Canada's Financial Regulators and Policymakers Date: September 13, 2018 Re: Why is Canada Still the World’s Money Laundering Pawn? Official estimates of money laundering in...
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...
Other Research
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,...

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