Programme

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26 June 2013

19:00 Dinner for Speakers/Presenters/Chairs (By Invitation Only)

20:45 Bank Bailouts – What Have We learned?
Special Guest Speaker – Gary H. Stern, President and CEO of Stern Partners LLC, former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

27 June 2013

09:00 Opening Remarks
Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist, Conference Board of Canada

09:10 Keynote Remarks
‘Improving Governance to Promote Financial Stability’, W. Paul Jenkins, former Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada
Chair: Gorden Thiessen, Former Governor of the Bank of Canada

09:30 Q&A

09:45 Panel 1: Are there steps that national authorities can take to limit the extent to which the liabilities of the banks are implicit contingent liabilities of the state?
Mark Zelmer, Assistant Superintendent, Regulation Sector, and Walter Engert, Director of Research, OSFI, ‘Contingent Capital and Too Big to Fail’.
David K. Walker, Managing Director, Policy, Insurance and International Affairs, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, ‘Developing a bridge bank framework with statutory bail-in provisions for large complex banks’.
John Raymond LaBrosse, Patterson & LaBrosse, Financial Consultants Ltd., Dalvinder Singh, Professor of Law, Warwick University, and Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, University of London, Queen Mary, ‘Key Considerations in Ring-Fencing Bank Guarantees’.
Chair: Timothy Lane, Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada

10:45 Discussant: Clyde Goodlet, Former Advisor, Bank of Canada

11:00 Q&A

11:15 Coffee Break

11:45 Keynote Speech
Roberta Karmel, Brooklyn Law School, ‘A Legal Perspective on Too Big to Fail’.
Chair: Cally Jordan, Professor, Melbourne Law School and Visiting Fellow, London School of  Economics

12:15 Lunch

13:15 Keynote Speech
Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., George Washington University Law School, ‘Citigroup, RBS and UBS: Managerial and Regulatory Fiascoes at Three Too-Big-to-Fail Banks’.
Chair: Professor Ioannis Kokkoris, University of Reading

13:35 Q&A

13:45 Panel 2: Untying the Gordian Knot – Costs and Benefits of Current Financial Regulation
Larry D. Wall, Director, Center for Financial Innovation and Stability, Research Department. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, ‘Supervisory Stress Testing: Will the Long-Run Benefits Exceed the On-going Stress’.
David Longworth, Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University, John Weatherall Distinguished Fellow, Queen’s University, Fellow, CD Howe Institute, ‘Strengths and Weaknesses of Canadian Financial Regulation Before and After the Global Financial Crisis’
Gary H. Stern, President and CEO of Stern Partners LLC, former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, ‘Too Big to Fail – What have Learned from the Recent Financial Crisis’.
Discussant: Michael Burt, Conference Board of Canada
Chair: Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, Queen Mary University

15:00 Coffee Break

15:30 Panel 3: Competition Law and Other Mechanisms for Curbing Moral Hazard
Albert Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute, ‘The Role of Competition Policy in a Financial Crisis: A Comparison of the EC and the US’
Ioannis Kokkoris, Chair of Law and Economics and Executive Director of the Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation, University of Reading Law School, ‘The EU Approach’.
Jason Allen, Bank of Canada, ‘Competition and Too Big to Fail’
PM Vasudev, Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa, ‘Corporate Governance in Banks – A View through the LIBOR Lens’.
Discussant: Cally Jordan, Professor, Melbourne Law School and Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics
Chair: Costanza Russo, Queen Mary University

17:00 Q&A
Keynote Speech ‘Policy Options from the Perspective of a National Resolution Authority’
Jean Pierre Sabourin, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation
Chair: Michèle Bourque, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

17:45 Q&A

18:00 Rapporteur: James F. McCollum

18:20 Closing Remarks: John Raymond LaBrosse, Patterson & LaBrosse Financial Consultants Ltd.

18:30 Workshop ends

 

Confirmed speakers/presenters include:

  • Jason Allen (Bank of Canada)
  • Michèle Bourque (President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation)
  • Michael Burt (Conference Board of Canada)
  • Walter Engert (Director of Research, OSFI)
  • Albert Foer (President, American Antitrust Institute)
  • Clyde Goodlet (Former Advisor, Bank of Canada)
  • Glen Hodgson (Chief Economist, Conference Board of Canada)
  • W. Paul Jenkins (former Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)
  • Cally Jordan (Professor, Melbourne Law School and Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics)
  • Roberta Karmel (Brooklyn Law School)
  • Ioannis Kokkoris (Chair of Law and Economics and Executive Director of the Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation, University of Reading Law School)
  • John Raymond LaBrosse (Partner, Patterson & LaBrosse Financial Consultants)
  • Timothy Lane (Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)
  • David Longworth (Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University, John Weatherall Distinguished Fellow, Queen’s University, Fellow, CD Howe Institute)
  • James F. McCollum (Partner, James F McCollum and Assoc. Ltd, Canada)
  • Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal (Professor, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London)
  • Costanza Russo (Lecturer, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London)
  • Jean Pierre Sabourin (Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation)
  • Dalvinder Singh (Professor of Law, Warwick University, School of Law)
  • Gary H. Stern (President and CEO of Stern Partners LLC, former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
  • Gorden Thiessen (Former Governor of the Bank of Canada)
  • PM Vasudev (Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa)
  • David K. Walker (Managing Director, Policy, Insurance and International Affairs, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation)
  • Larry D. Wall (Director, Center for Financial Innovation and Stability, Research Department. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
  • Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr. (George Washington University Law School)
  • Mark Zelmer (Assistant Superintendent, Regulation Sector)