Risk Management and Governance


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – how the bank is staying healthy while others are faltering – their different approach to wealth management – expansion in Asia.


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – RBC’s desire to dominate in Canada – growth strategies through organic and merger opportunities – the thankless task of compliance with Basel III.


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – branding and positioning vis-a-vis competitors – developing a culture around risk-reward – the impact of the US economy on Canada.


“We believe in a balanced budget”


“We believe in a balanced budget”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City – why Oklahoma City has lower unemployment than other parts of the US – the importance of government as an employer – what the rest of the country can learn from it.


“We believe in a balanced budget”


“We believe in a balanced budget”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City – resisting temptation to leverage – attracting large companies to the city – the shrinking role of unions.


“We believe in a balanced budget”


“We believe in a balanced budget”

September 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City – project-specific taxes for infrastructure – city voters approve of higher taxes but federally voters don’t – the importance of balanced budgets.


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 2) Conversation with Michel Accad, CEO of Gulf Bank in Kuwait on


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Michel Accad, CEO of Gulf Bank in Kuwait on