Established in 1998, the University of Toronto Market Institute is an independent organization of academics, practitioners and industry leaders dedicated to designing market strategies for Canada and acting as a catalyst for improving the efficiency and resilience of Canada's capital markets. CMI brings together the expertise of the Rotman School of Management and the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto to study the most important challenges facing Canada's capital markets and is at the forefront of debate and education in related fields.
CMI's activities focus on four areas: financial innovation, governance audit, securities regulatory reform and climate economic management. Explore the prospects and potential risks of passive investing, identify the significant governance challenges facing Canadian public companies, and explore the implications of a new regulatory system for capital markets and improved climate-related finance.
Through our analysis, we seek to provide leadership to the Canadian academic and business communities to direct their resources toward meaningful policy improvements. Our focus is on balancing academic analysis with stakeholder input. Events at Rotman throughout the year to allow scholars, practitioners, securities lawyers, and regulators to network on current issues affecting Canada's capital markets; Support research on issues affecting Canada's capital markets, combining academic analysis and stakeholder input.
The Institute enhances the efficiency and resilience of Canadian capital markets for companies and investors so that companies can raise capital at low cost while investors have access to competitive investment opportunities and fully assess their risks; Ensuring knowledge exchange among leading international experts; To increase understanding of market developments and frictions affecting the efficiency of Canada's capital markets; Explore opportunities for improvement through private action and regulatory reform, informed by global practice.