Ep. #59 – Operational Resilience: the Next Frontier for Supervisors



In this podcast, Clive Briault discusses the TC Note Operational Resilience: The Next Frontier for Supervisors? He explains why operational resilience is important for supervisors, shows how supervisors can assess a financial institution’s operational resilience as part of their supervisory assessment, and discusses how operational resilience fits within a risk-based supervisory approach.


Ep. #58 – Integrating Microprudential Supervision with Macroprudential Policy



In this podcast, Barry Johnston discusses the TC Note Integrating Microprudential Supervision with Macroprudential Policy. He explains the reasons supervisory authorities should adopt a macroprudential approach and why the traditional approach to micro-prudential supervision has been ineffective in preventing financial crises.


Ep. #57 – Coming out of the Pandemic: Regulatory Expectations of Supervised Banks



As financial systems worldwide look forward to a post-pandemic environment, are bank supervisors setting clear expectations today for their supervised institutions? This Toronto Centre podcast reviews the importance of “Sticking to the Basics” of effective financial sector supervision. Bill Coen, Toronto Centre board member and former Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, catches up with longtime colleague, Tom Dujenski, an experienced adjunct professor, financial services consultant and retired senior US bank regulator.


Ep. #56 – Virtual Executive Panel – Transitioning to a Green Economy: Financial Stability Implications



Panelists:

Mark Carney – UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance; and Finance Adviser to UK Prime Minister for COP26

Sri Mulyani Indrawati – Minister of Finance of Indonesia

Moderated By:

Babak Abbaszadeh – CEO and President of Toronto Centre


Ep. #55 – Impact of Changes in USA Climate Policy for Supervisors and Regulators



In this podcast, Steven M. Rothstein discusses changes in USA climate policy and the potential impact for domestic and international supervisors and regulators.


Ep. #53 – Utilizing Blended Finance to Help Developing Countries Build Back Better



Panelists:

Anita Bhatia – Assistant Secretary-General and UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director for Resource Management, UN System Coordination, Sustainability and Partnerships

The Honourable John Rwangombwa – Governor, Central Bank of Rwanda

Joan Larrea – CEO, Convergence 

Opening Remarks:

Cheryl Urban – Director General, Economic Development and International Financial Institutions, Global Affairs Canada

Moderated by:

Lindsay Wallace – Advisor, Toronto Centre

Read our speakers’ bios: https://www.torontocentre.org/Files/NewsResources/1-27-2021/IDW_panel_bios.pdf


Ep. #52 – Women’s Leadership Program



This podcast focuses on Toronto Centre’s first Leadership Program for Women Financial Supervisors and Regulators in Sub-Saharan Africa. The speakers discuss the importance of providing women with the tools and strategies to develop and strengthen their key behavioural competencies and leadership skills. Four of the program participants also share their experiences.


Ep. #51 – Sustainable Finance and the Role of Securities Regulators



Erik Thedéen, Chair of the IOSCO Sustainable Finance Task Force and Jean Lorrain, Chair of Toronto Centre’s Securities Advisory Board discuss IOSCO’s recent report on sustainable finance and securities regulation. They discuss the current initiatives, both by regulators and the industry, including ESG-related international initiatives and challenges to investor protection.


Ep. #50 – The People Side of Financial Supervision



This podcast focuses on developing and retaining talent. The speakers explore the apprenticeship model of training financial supervisors and ways to preserve institutional memory in financial supervisory agencies.