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Moody's RBC Downgrade Nothing But a Sideshow

Posted February 16, 2012 | 02/16/12 03:59 PM ET

The Moody's Ratings agency announced late Wednesday that it was considering a downgrade of a number of euro zone, U.S., and Canadian banks including Canada's largest and arguably its most venerable banking institution: the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Readers might recall that Moody's stripped...

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Supreme Court Securities Decision Not a "Defeat" for Feds

4 Comments | Posted December 22, 2011 | 12/22/11 05:53 PM ET

Canada has 13 sets of rules and regulations administered by 13 different provincial and territorial securities regulators, creating a significant degree of regulatory duplication, inefficiencies and complexity. This system also puts Canada out of step with the rest of the world: Canada is the only industrialized country without a national...

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