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Richard Nesbitt comments on CDN Bond market

Regulatory changes damaging Canadian bond markets.Financial Post article examines how new capital rules and regulations are causing damage to bond markets stating that “Institutional bond investors are complaining that recent regulatory changes are causing problems in the market and could even potentially jeopardize the “viability” of Canadian dollar denominated foreign securities known as Maple Bonds.”Read… View Article

Global Risk Institute’s Brian O’Donnell featured in American Banker

Wamu’s Collapse Wouldn’t Have Happened with Today’s Regulatory LandscapeRead Brian O’Donnell’s commentary on new regulatory framework in the American Banker.Critics act like policymakers had no response to the crisis. But the truth is Basel III was a significant strengthening of capital requirements  For more information, or interviews, please contact: Denise Robinson | Marketing and Communications Manager,… View Article

Global Risk Institute Appoints New Director

 Tiff Macklem, Chair of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Francine Champoux to the Institute’s board of directors. Francine Champoux, Chief Risk Officer, Desjardins Group, is responsible for enterprise-wide risk management, including credit, market, and operational risks. She is also responsible for implementing the Basel Accords, operationalizing risk… View Article