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Queen’s University and the Global Risk Institute Announce Canada’s First Graduate Diploma in Risk Policy and Regulation

MARCH 13, 2014 Queen’s University’s Economics Department today announced the launch of Canada’s first Graduate Diploma in Risk Policy and Regulation, a partnership with the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (GRI), beginning September 2014. “Queen’s economics department has a long history as a leader in economic policy analysis and development in Canada, and this… View Article

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