Financial Regulatory Forum

SOPA, FATCA and the Volcker Rule: the border busters

By Guest Contributor
February 17, 2012
By John Mackie (Canada)

(Business Law Currents) – The global nature of business has perhaps never been more evident than in the wake of the U.S. housing crisis, the natural disasters in Japan and the ongoing European sovereign debt ruckus. Industries and national economies do not exist in a vacuum, nor do the regulatory changes which nations seek to implement in order to address widespread concerns.

Canada to oppose global bank tax – newspaper

By Reuters Staff
February 19, 2010

TORONTO, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Canada will formally oppose international efforts by the world’s major economies to impose a global bank tax as the current government favors lower taxes, Canada’s National Post newspaper reported on Friday.