Media Advisory - Governance and Misconduct in Finance: New Developments

TORONTO, April 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The global financial crisis exposed weaknesses in corporate governance practices, misconduct in capital markets and regulatory gaps. Capital market stakeholders, including financial institutions, retail and institutional investors and the general public struggle to discern how effective governance and regulatory mechanisms will prevent similar events from reoccurring in the future. In partnership with CFA Institute and York University's Schulich School of Business we present "Developments in Financial Institutions, Governance and Misconduct" conference.  

When:     Thursday April 28, 2016     
                6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Where:    St. Andrew's Club and Conference Centre, 150 King Street W, 27th Floor, Toronto, ON

Topics Include

  • What the financial crisis taught us about strengthening governance;
  • The regulatory response to misconduct;
  • How misconduct affect real outcomes in the economy;
  • How should investors think about governance factors in the context of risk management and sources of return;
  • The role of women on boards; and
  • Client relationship Model phase 2 (CRM2), funds fees, and best interest standards.

Panelists
Maureen Jensen
Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)

Sarah Bradley
CEO, Ombudsman
Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI)

Dan Hanson, CFA
Partner and Portfolio Manager, US Equities
Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited

For more information and speakers biographies click here.

To reserve a media pass please contact:

Event Registration
CFA Society Toronto
Phone: 416.366.5755 X 236
E-mail: eventregistration@cfatoronto.ca

About CFA Society Toronto
CFA Society Toronto supports the professional and business development of nearly 9,000 CFA® charterholders in Toronto, making it the largest society of CFA charterholders, globally. It provides members with a local perspective on a global designation, including: educational programs, sponsored events, job postings, quarterly newsletters, a comprehensive affinity program and networking opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, CFA Society Toronto is affiliated with CFA Institute, the global body that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst® curriculum and sets voluntary, ethics-based performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Society Toronto's members are leaders in ethics in the financial community. For more information, please refer to www.cfatoronto.ca.

About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors' interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 135,000 members in 145 countries and territories, including 129,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.

About Schulich
Known as Canada's Global Business School™, the Schulich School of Business in Toronto is ranked among the world's leading business schools by a number of global surveys. Schulich's MBA program is ranked #1 in the world by Corporate Knights, the world's largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, in a global survey that identifies which schools are doing the best job of preparing future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business. Schulich's MBA program is also ranked #1 in Canada and among the world's leading schools by The Economist, Forbes and CNN Expansión. Schulich is also ranked among the world's top 35 business schools for a career in investment banking in a global survey by eFinancialCareers.com.The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program is ranked #5 in the world by The Economist and #1 in Canada by the Financial Times of London. For complete ranking details, please visit www.schulich.yorku.ca.

SOURCE CFA Society Toronto

For further information: Media Contacts: Jonathan Mai, CFA Society Toronto, 416.366.5755x235, media@cfatoronto.ca; Alliccia Hernandez, CFA Institute, Alliccia.Hernandez@cfainstitute.org; Beth Marlin, Schulich School of Business, 905-717-6278, bmarlin@schulich.yorku.ca

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