Shadow banking: a regulator’s call to arms

Author: Gemma Varriale | Published: 30 Sep 2013
  • A senior Canadian securities regulator has called on global supervisors to ensure that market-based finance does not fall through the regulatory net;
  • Following the financial crisis, levels of trust in the financial markets plummeted, resulting in a dramatic fall in participation in public markets;
  • Speaking during an industry conference, Howard Wetston, chair of the Ontario Securities Commission, echoed the thoughts of other attendees that 21st century regulators must make full use of new technologies to better supervise the markets.

A senior Canadian securities regulator has called...



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