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Past Events:

What Role Should Market-Based Environmental Ratings Play in Capital Markets

February 25, 2020
9 am-12 pm
Rotman School of Management, Fleck Atrium

Future of Banking in the Digital Age

November 22, 2019
9 am - 12 pm
Desautels Hall

Risk Management and Financial Innovation Conference

This conference, in memory Professor Peter Christoffersen, our friend and colleague, who passed in June 2018, to brought together leading researchers from all areas of risk management and financial innovation as well as industry practitioners.

Next Steps: Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

Following the November 9, 2018 Supreme Court of Canada decision which unanimously upheld the constitutionality of a proposal to implement a national cooperative capital markets regulatory system. Our panel of experts will commented on the decision and discussed the next steps.

The Promise & Perils of Passive Investing

Our team of academics presented a broad unbiased view of active investing; including a summary of current research, the role for passive investing, benefits and risks of passive investing, and provide background and discussion on the validity of the common ownership issue.

Understanding ICO’s – Benefits, Risks & Regulatory Considerations

The Capital Markets Institute & Rotman FinHub assembled a group of subject matter experts to explore the emerging market for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The experts drawn from academia, the securities regulator and capital markets practitioners discussed and debated the merits, risks and outlook for ICO issuance and trading.

Capital Markets Academics Discuss: Canadian Securities Administrators Trading Fee Rebate Pilot Study

Three academic researchers, with expertise in Canadian equity market structure, engaged by the CSA to design and conduct the pilot study presented their proposal and sought industry input on the structure of the study.

Are We Ready for the Next Financial Crisis? Lessons Yet to be Learned

On the 10th anniversary of the failures of Northern Rock, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers which signaled the beginning of a financial crisis, the CMI hosted a conference for both an academics and practitioners. Lessons learned since the financial crisis and how such lessons fold into successful business models for financial institutions, investors, regulators and governments were explored.

Livent v. Deloitte: Implications For Auditor Responsibility, Governance and Canadian Public Companies

Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Livent v. Deloitte released on December 20, 2017, our panel of experts explored questions relating to auditors’ responsibilities in cases where senior executives of a corporation have committed fraud. . To whom do auditors owe a duty? What is the scope of this duty? What are the implications of the Supreme Court’s holding for governance within Canadian public corporations?

Should Issuers Be Required to Improve their Climate-related Financial Disclosures?

Following the Global Task Force of the Financial Stability Board report issued in June of 2017 calling for issuers to include climate-related financial disclosures in their annual financial filings and the CSA launch of a disclosure review project, the CMI hosted a ½ day conference to explore investor concern regarding the risks and financial impacts associated with climate change.

Launch Rotman FinHub (Rotman Financial Innovation Hub in Advanced Analytics)

The Capital Markets Institute at Rotman is a partner in the Rotman FinHub. Rotman's FinHub provides a common forum for students, faculty, startup entrepreneurs and industry to develop expertise to drive ongoing innovation in the financial sector.

Dual Class Shares

February 15, 2011

Too Big To Save with Robert C, Pozen, Chairman, MFS Investment Management

January 18, 2010 
The Global Response to the Financial Crisis: Can We Avoid a Repeat? view presentation