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Lessons from the Financial Crisis: Governance Gaps and Strategies for the Future

May 19, 2010 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event held in conjunction with the SFU CIBC Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management will feature Damon Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel, AFL-CIO, and Edward J. Waitzer, Jarislowsky-Dimma-Mooney Chair in Corporate Governance and Senior Partner, Stikeman Elliot LLP.
This session will discuss:
  •  The US Experience: The role of the SEC in the 2008 global financial crisis
  •  Gaps in Canadian regulation
  •  A call for regulatory reform and an end to short-termism
  • The role and priorities of the regulator
  • Restoring trust and confidence in investing in markets
  • Changes needed to the capital markets to encourage responsible investment
  • What lies ahead, and the impact on institutional investors
The discussion will be moderated by Robert Adamson, Executive Director of the CIBC CCGRM.




May 19, 2010
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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