Web Resources

Canadian Bankers Association


In addition to general banking industry trend analysis, the CBA Web site currently features the findings of its The Economy, Business and Technology: A Survey of Canadian Attitudes study.

Open Financial Exchange


This site offers the latest information on the Open Financial Exchange specification for the electronic exchange of financial data between financial institutions, business and consumers via the Internet.

International Finance & Commodities Institute


The International Finance & Commodities Institute (IFCI) is a non-profit foundation that was created with the objective of promoting global understanding of commodity trading as well as financial futures and options. Its site includes extensive research on risk management in the financial services industry.

Industry Canada (Strategis)


Industry Canada’s Strategis site features news about the government’s latest on-line consumer privacy efforts, including Bill C-6 which was recently passed into law as the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

Advanced Card Technology Association of Canada


ACT Canada is an international association for the advancement of card technologies, reaching out through seminars, conferences, information exchange workgroups, research and many other programs.

Canadian Payments Association


The CPA develops and operates Canada’s national clearing and settlement system, and plans the evolution of the national payments system.

Speer & Associates Inc.


Speer & Associates is a leading financial services consulting firm with extensive experience working with major financial institutions and services organizations in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America.