At long last, the board of directors for the cooperative securities regulator has been announced. This is another milestone for the cooperative securities initiative. With a board of directors in place, it is hoped that the process towards implementation can move more quickly. The announcement of the board follows on the close of the comment… Read More Capital Markets Regulatory Authority Initial Board of Directors Announced
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