Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

March 23, 2006 10:45 ET

OSFI/Media Advisory: Nicholas Le Pan to Address the Risk Management Association of Montreal

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 23, 2006) - Attention: Business/Financial Editors



Speaker: Nicholas Le Pan
Superintendent of Financial Institutions,
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
(OSFI)

Topic: Basel II Accord

Event: Luncheon meeting of the Risk Management
Association of Montreal

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Time: Speech delivery at approximately 12:45 p.m. EST.

Location: Salon Hochelaga, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth,
200 Rene-Levesque Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec


As Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada and Chairman of the Basel Accord Implementation Group, Nicholas Le Pan has unique insight into the potential impact of Basel II on Canadian financial institutions. In his remarks, Mr. Le Pan will provide his perspective on the benefits of the Basel Accord, as well as discuss the effect of Basel II on bank lending practices. He will also provide an update on the current implementation status of Canadian banks and the results of a delay in implementation by the United States.

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institution is responsible for the regulation and supervision of some 450 federal financial institutions and almost 1,200 federal private pension plans.

Contact Information

  • OSFI
    Jason LaMontagne
    Communications and Public Affairs
    (613) 990-7849