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Capital Markets Institute Panel @ Rotman 
The Promise and Perils of Passive Investing 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 12 noon (registration opens at 8:30am)
Rotman School of Management
Desautels Hall (2nd floor)
105 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Our team of academics will present 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. The team will present the current data on Canadian shareholdings prepared exclusively for this event. Academic presentations will be followed by a panel discussion bringing together the perspectives of academics and asset managers.

Speakers and Panelists include:
Susan Christoffersen, Rotman School of Management
Pedro Matos, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
Mikhail (Mike) Simutin, Rotman School of Management
Alan Green, iShares Capital Markets, BlackRock Canada
Alexander Dyck, Director, Capital Markets Institute and Rotman School of Management

39.99 plus HST per person (includes the session and refreshments). Register HERE. Please register before noon November 19, 2018.

Additional background:
Indexing and active fund management: International evidence
Martijn Cremers, Miguel A. Ferreira, Pedro Matos, Laura Starks

On the Economic Consequences of Index-Linked Investing
Jeffrey Wurgler

Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership
José Azar University of Navarra, IESE Business School; Martin C. Schmalz University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business; and, Isabel Tecu, Charles River Associates (CRA)

Capital Markets Institute Panel @ Rotman 
Next Steps: Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
12 noon to 2:00pm
Rotman School of Management
Desautels Hall (2nd floor)
105 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

In its November 9, 2018 decision the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously upheld the constitutionality of a proposal to implement a national cooperative capital markets regulatory system currently by the federal government and six (6) of thirteen (13)  provincial and territorial  governments.  Our panel of experts will comment on the decision and discuss the next steps in the implementation of a pan-Canadian securities regulator.

Speakers and Panelists include:
Anita Anand, J.R. Kimber Chair in Investor Protection and Corporate Governance at the Faculty of Law, UofT
Kevan Cowan, Chief Regulator, Capital Markets Regulatory Authority (CMRA)
Mahmud Jamal, Partner, Osler

Additional background:
Reference re Pan‑Canadian Securities Regulation


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