Women to Make Up 40 Per Cent of Provincial Boards and Agencies by 2019 Link to Original Article: https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2016/06/ontario-sets-gender-diversity-targets.html by: Office of the Premier Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced new gender diversity targets to ensure more women have the opportunity to reach top leadership positions at provincial agencies and other government organizations. The Ontario government has… Read More Ontario Sets Gender Diversity Targets
by Anita Anand Many large firms – Google, Alibaba and Fitbit to name a few — have dual class or multiple voting share structures (MVS) in which the firm issues two or more classes of shares, one to the public and the other to insiders (typically founders, promoters, management, private investors or board members). The shares that… Read More What’s Wrong With Dual Class Shares?
by Cristie Ford A bit of comparative analysis, like this, might help us think about this question. Across the EU, the US and (at least until the impact of Brexit is felt) the UK, we see varying degrees of agreement about how to address systemic risk. Generally, what agreement there is comes down to developing… Read More Does the MetLife Decision Change the Way U.S. Regulators Should be Thinking About Systemic Risk?
by Anita Anand At root, the debate over whether Canada should have a cooperative securities regulator (or some version thereof) stems from questions about the appropriate institutional supervisory structure for Canada’s financial system. While a specific question is whether securities regulation should be dispensed provincially or federally, a larger question pertains to the optimal regulatory… Read More Defining Systemic Risk: Comments on the proposed Capital Markets Stability Act