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Accounting Risk Interdependence Setting Margins Derivatives Markets

FEBRUARY 13, 2014 Presenter: C. Pérignon, HEC Paris, Chair in Energy and Finance Research (Podcast) Stream: Systemic Risk and Regulation (Stream 4, Track B) Discussant: K. M. McQueen, Senior Vice President and Head, Capital Markets Risk Management, TD Bank Financial Group (Podcast) Pérignon presented a new methodology to set margins in derivatives markets, called CoMargin, that depends on both the… View Article

The Impact of High-Frequency Trading on Market Liquidity

JANUARY 31, 2014 Presenter: A. Park, University of Toronto, Department of Economics Research (Podcast) Stream: Risk Management and Market Liquidity (Stream 3) Discussant: J. Christofilos, Vice President and Head Trader at AGF Investments Park discussed to what extent and how the least sophisticated traders in the market (namely, retail traders) are affected by high frequency trading. Since retail traders… View Article

Accounting for Risk and Interdependence When Setting Margins in Derivatives

JANUARY 24, 2014 RI’s workshop series continues on Thursday, February 13th in Toronto. The specific topic of collateral requirements for central counterparties (CCPs) in derivatives markets will be presented by Christophe Pérignon, Associate Professor of Finance at HEC Paris, France. Christophe will present a new methodology, called CoMargin, that depends on both the tail risk… View Article

The Global Risk Institute to Sponsor IFC Montreal, UK-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Quebec Government Office in London Luncheon

JANUARY 8, 2014 At the January 21st 2014 luncheon, “Lifting the Veil on PSP Investments”, Mr. Gordon J. Fyfe — who launched his finance career working in the London offices of JP Morgan — will share some insights gleaned from his 10 years at the helm of this fast-growing, world-class organization, whose diversified portfolio includes a number of… View Article

The Global Risk Institute Reports Results of First Comprehensive Study on the Impact of Low Interest Rates on Canadian Pensions

NOVEMBER 21, 2013 Research Report – Low interest rates “just the tip of the iceberg”: growth and returns on investment must improve if current pension schemes are to remain viable TORONTO, NOVEMBER 21, 2013. The Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI) today announced the results of the first comprehensive study into the impact of low interest… View Article

The Global Risk Institute and Finance Montreal Announce Collaborative Agreement

NOVEMBER 5, 2013   Agreement will enhance Canada’s international reputation for financial risk research and risk education New risk research and education activities are planned with financial institutions and universities in Québec and across Canada The Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI) and Finance Montreal (FM) today announced the signature of a Memorandum of… View Article