Canadian Council Of Insurance Regulators - CCIR 

DEFINITION of 'Canadian Council Of Insurance Regulators - CCIR '

An association that was created to advocate for an effective regulatory system in Canada. In addition, the CCIR frequently works jointly with other financial regulators to improve consumer protection laws and to promote harmonization of regulations across various jurisdictions.

BREAKING DOWN 'Canadian Council Of Insurance Regulators - CCIR '

The Canadian Councile of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) represents regulators from the federal government, and each province and territory. The CCIR works collaboratively with these agencies to create solutions to regulatory issues in Canada.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Accident And Sickness Insurance ...

    This is a Canadian government statute that defines the acceptable ...
  2. Canadian Securities Administrators ...

    A collective forum composed of all the provincial and territorial ...
  3. Regulation F

    A regulation set forth by the Federal Reserve. Regulation F specifies ...
  4. Regulatory Risk

    The risk that a change in laws and regulations will materially ...
  5. Revenue Cap Regulation

    A form of economic regulation generally applied to utility companies. ...
  6. Regulatory Capture

    Regulatory capture is a theory associated with George Stigler, ...
Related Articles
  1. Markets

    The Pitfalls Of Financial Regulation

    Regulatory actions usually have lofty intentions that end up with unintended and negative consequences.
  2. Investing

    Financial Regulations: Glass-Steagall to Dodd-Frank

    Here are some of the most important financial regulations that have been established.
  3. Markets

    Get To Know These Crucial US Options Market Regulations

    How are options regulated in the U.S and which organizations are involved in options market regulations?
  4. Markets

    The Canadian Economy, At A Glance

    The 12 economic indicators described here together provide a comprehensive picture of the state of the Canadian economy.
  5. Markets

    3 Reasons Canada's Economy Matters in 2016

    Discover why Canada's 2015 recession matters and why the United States is particularly dependent on a healthy Canadian economy.
  6. ETFs & Mutual Funds

    How To Start A Hedge Fund In Canada

    Would-be hedge fund managers in Canada need to understand the laws and regulations that must be followed in order to start a fund in the country.
  7. Markets

    Government Regulations: Do They Help Businesses?

    Is it possible that laws created to protect consumers can benefit businesses at the same time?
  8. Markets

    Fundamentals Of How Canada Makes Its Money

    In terms of industry, Canada is best known for oil and gas production, but the second largest country in the world has quite the diversified economy.
  9. Markets

    Explaining the Federal Reserve System

    The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. It regulates monetary policy and supervises the nation’s banking system.
  10. Markets

    Is Now the Right Time to Buy Canadian Stocks?

    Learn about the Canadian stock market and why it has declined over the past five years. Understand if now is a good time to invest in Canadian stocks.
RELATED FAQS
  1. What impact does government regulation have on the financial services sector?

    Learn about how the financial services industry is affected by government regulation, and the different types of regulations ... Read Answer >>
  2. To what extent does government regulation impact the electronics sector?

    Learn more about production regulation in the electronics industry and how these regulations may contribute to lesser productivity ... Read Answer >>
  3. How are asset management firms regulated?

    Find out how the asset management industry is regulated and how those regulations fit within the broader scope of financial ... Read Answer >>
  4. What are some of the major regulatory agencies responsible for overseeing financial ...

    Discover the specific responsibilities of some of the major regulatory agencies that oversee financial institutions in the ... Read Answer >>
  5. How strongly does government regulation impact the utilities sector?

    Read about the impact of government regulation on the utilities sector, particularly as is pertains to the water and electricity ... Read Answer >>
  6. John King, a CFA, resides in Jurisdiction A, where the securities laws and regulations ...

    The correct answer is d. Since the Law of Locality applies, and King performs his business in Jurisdiction B (where securities ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  2. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  3. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  4. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
  5. Brexit

    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
  6. Underweight

    1. A situation where a portfolio does not hold a sufficient amount of a particular security when compared to the security's ...
Trading Center