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8 February 2022 | Cyber security and Fraud
World Economic Forum’s 2022 Risk Report highlight’s global environmental concerns as top of mind, followed closely by Societal concerns metal health deterioration and Social cohesion erosion, and continuing Technological concerns failure of cyber security and in Canada a potential Debt Crises and Geoeconomic confrontations.
31 January 2022 | Risk Management Practices
This paper presents the results of the latest survey. Key findings on priority risk issues facing the Canadian financial system and its financial institutions are first discussed. It is followed by perceptions of our members on the global economic outlook. The report concludes with risk insights drawn from this year’s survey with which we aim to inspire our audience when thinking and planning forward.
27 January 2022 | Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk
This report helps financial sector leaders develop a foundational understanding of cleantech. Getting to know this sector is key to assessing the risks and opportunities in the energy transition.
25 January 2022 | Risk Management Practices
This paper addresses Reinforcement Learning (RL) in finance and discusses the implementation issues for financial institutions who want to employ RL in their business.
24 January 2022 | Cyber security and Fraud
Computational problems, previously thought to be intractable by any reasonable means with potentially catastrophic consequences, are now challenges that can be solved by exploiting the mechanical properties of quantum computers.
3 December 2021 | Financial Stability and Regulatory Compliance
US Federal Reserve Policy In Transition: Key Impacts for Canadian Fixed Income Markets James K. Stewart, Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute Victoria Guo, Director Research, Global Risk Institute Download the full Executive Summary - PDF Version Download the full paper - PDF Version
16 November 2021 | Pension Hub
The lack of an acceptable, readily available option to convert retirement savings into affordable monthly lifetime income is creating a dangerous disconnect in the Canadian retirement income system, and there is widespread concern that this will lead to increasing financial insecurity for a large portion of the elderly population.
14 October 2021 | Risk Management Practices
Evolving societal trends and recent events point to the clear need for financial institutions to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
7 October 2021 | Pension Hub
Real estate has become an alternative asset class as being the best diversifier in pension fund portfolios, sovereign wealth funds, and life insurance companies. By its nature, real estate valuation is complex.
24 September 2021 | Pension Hub
Robo Advisors for Canadian Pension Participants Denis Latulippe, Laval University John A. Turner, Pension Policy Center Download the full paper - PDF Version Abstract Portfolio management has evolved. Robo advisors provide financial advice to clients who previously did not have access to such assistance because they lacked sufficient amounts of investible assets, and because they... View Article