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Foreign Banks in Canada 
Text  MacIntosh, Robert M., Foreign Banks in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Dec 1982, 142-155  Some historical perspective first. Then, a review of the present situation. The lack of legislation regarding foreign banks in Canada, prior to 1967. Why banking in Canada did not follow the pattern of multinational investment so evident in most industries. The Bank Act of 1967. The failure of...
Will Canadian Banks Survive in the Global Arena? 
Text  Hunkin, John; Gemmell, Robert, Will Canadian Banks Survive in the Global Arena?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Oct 1996, 125-137  John Hunkin A response to the question "Can Canadian banks survive in the Global arena?" The current unpopularity of bankers. The basic criteria for survival. A better question: "How many Canadian banks will equip themselves for the challenge of the global marketplace?" and the speaker's response....
Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It? 
Text  Grandy, Robert; Olsson, Philip, Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 17 Oct 1996, 150-162  Robert Grandy The most important capital markets development of the 1990s as the trend for Canadian issuers to raise more and more of their financing outside Canada, particularly in the United States. The significance of this for the major Canadian investment banks and their bank owners. A...
Canadian Banks--Myth and Reality 
Text  Stewart, Walter, Canadian Banks--Myth and Reality, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Mar 1983, 258-268  A response to the question "Are our banks safe?" The speaker's belief that we can no longer take it for granted that Canadian banks are safe. Reasons why. The possibility of a banking collapse; examining our own banks in a more critical way than we have in the past. A detailed discussion follows,...
A Property/Casualty Insurance Perspective on Financial Reform 
Text  Anderson, George D., A Property/Casualty Insurance Perspective on Financial Reform, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 1 Feb 1996, 347-357  Reference to the 1992 review of the legislation governing Canada's financial institutions by the federal government, and the upcoming review in 1997. The debate on possible reforms as it is taking shape. The possibility that it is taking the wrong shape, a narrow debate about banks selling...
The Extension of Bank Control in the Financial Services Industry 
Text  Schultz, Robert, The Extension of Bank Control in the Financial Services Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 Feb 1996, 369-379  Two issues the speaker will address: "the concentration of banks' power in our financial system and; means of levelling the playing field between bank and non-bank players." Expectations of the 1997 white paper from the Department of Finance in Ottawa on the regulation of financial services in...
Size and Competition in Canadian Banking 
Text  Sinclair, Helen, Size and Competition in Canadian Banking, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 9 Apr 1996, 454-465  Taking pride in Canada's banking industry. An industry essential to the current and future well-being of the Toronto region. Some employment figures. The financial industry second only to the automobile in the scale of economic benefits conferred on the Greater Toronto Area. Banks as one of the...
Financial Industry Restructuring: A User's Guide 
Text  Taylor, Allan R., Financial Industry Restructuring: A User's Guide, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392  Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory reform; will it be progress; who will benefit; government and industry involved and vocal, but what about the customer? The financial industry in Canada in a state of change. "financial services industry...
Different Drummers 
Text  MacIntosh, Robert, Different Drummers, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 17 Sep 1991, 56-67  Different Drummers: the speaker's book on banking and politics in Canada. The regulatory environment catching up with reality: over and over again. Concern with recent disclosures by the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI): an example of regulatory lag. The globalization of the...
The Trust Industry: Meeting the Competitive Challenge 
Text  Marchment, Alan R., The Trust Industry: Meeting the Competitive Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 15 Mar 1984, 298-310  Changes in the market for financial services. The historical and emerging roles of banks, trust companies, insurance companies, and investment firms. Problems of fairness and equality of legislation effecting the operation of these institutions. Revision of the Bank Act of 1954. Historical and...
Current Questions About Banking 
Text  Bouey, Gerald K., Current Questions About Banking, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 13 Nov 1980, 102-115  Answers to the following questions about banking in Canada. Why are interest rates so high? Why doesn't Canada have a more independent monetary policy so that interest rates here don't have to move so closely in lock-step with those in the United States? Why is the Bank of Canada so concerned...
Banking in Canada--The Next Ten Years 
Text  Frazee, Rowland C., Esq., Banking in Canada--The Next Ten Years, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 6 Jan 1977, 153-165  The decennial revision of the Bank Act. Some background and history. Some issues that have emerged, and future implications of the revision. Various problems, with a detailed discussion of each: the narrowness of existing banking legislation, the problem of foreign banks operating in Canada, the...
The Work of the Central Bank 
Text  Rasminsky, Louis, The Work of the Central Bank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 21 Oct 1963, 41-56  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two recent Annual Reports published by the Bank of Canada to explain what the Bank was doing and why; also press statements on the six occasions that the Bank Rate was changed. The submission to the Royal Commission on...
The Business of Bank Mergers: A Sound Strategy for Canada 
Text  Baillie, A. Charles, The Business of Bank Mergers: A Sound Strategy for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 20 Nov 1998, 240-252  An illustrative reminder of the very deep roots of opposition to bank mergers. A brief listing of recent mergers. Canada's stable, secure, and successful banking system. Responding to change and to challenge. Calculated risks critical to meeting Canadians' needs today. An attitude towards risk and...
The International Expansion of Banking 
Text  Hanselmann, Guido P., The International Expansion of Banking, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Jan 1976, 204-217  Banking, discussed under the following headings. Buildup of an International Network. Swiss Banks Abroad--Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Reasons for Increased Internationalization. Necessity and Risk. What Does the Future Hold? Canada used as an example under the last heading, particularly with...
What's Behind the Proposed Bank Mergers? 
Text  Hunkin, John S., What's Behind the Proposed Bank Mergers?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 12 Feb 1998, 320-327  The speaker's intention to step back and look at what's behind the desire to merge. The real driver globalisation and how that is so. Why globalisation is happening. New opportunities being created. How a company can achieve scale. The record number of takeovers last year. The pursuit of size and...
The Banking Systems of Canada and the United States 
Text  Stewart, D.M., The Banking Systems of Canada and the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96  Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and industrial prosperity of the Dominion is vitally dependent. The detriment to any country and...
A New Mandate for OSFI 
Text  Palmer, John R.V., A New Mandate for OSFI, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 8 Jun 2000, 52-63  An explanation of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Canada's financial-sector institutions. OSFI as a legislative mandate. How the mandate, passed into law in 1996, has driven the activities of OSFI. How the OSFI has been fundamentally transformed as a result of that...
Why Canadian Bank Mergers Are Not in the National Interest 
Text  Jackman, The Hon. Henry N.R., Why Canadian Bank Mergers Are Not in the National Interest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 7 Jun 2004, 434-446  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The merger of the Royal Bank and the Bank of Montreal - an ongoing story. Nothing decided. A review of the issues. A description of the relationship between our Canadian banks and the federal government. A detailed...
The Power of Innovation: Driving Small Business Growth 
Text  Vennat, Michel, The Power of Innovation: Driving Small Business Growth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 25 Oct 2001, 160-169  How important small business is to Canada. Small Business Week in Canada. The impact of the events of 9/11 on business. Canada's position in facing this difficult period. The excellent health of our financial institutions. The resonse of the BDC. Other influences such as the globalisation of...
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