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The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service (MOFPS) has established the annual Public Sector Corporate Governance Awards. These awards are applicable to those Public Bodies which are governed by the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act (PBMA) and the Corporate Governance Framework for Public Bodies in Jamaica.

By Antoinette McKain, Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Deposit Insurance Corporation

Presenters at the Forum (L-R): Mrs Meisha Rainford, Assistant Director, Code of Conduct at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ); Mr Michael Johnson, Senior Marketing Officer at the Jamaica Stock Exchange; Ms Antoinette McKain, CEO, JDIC; Ms Sharon Johnson, Director, Credit Reporting Oversight at the BOJ; Mr Richard Rowe, Regional Officer at the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) and Ms Sacha-Gaye Russell, Legal Officer at the CAC.

Presentation by Antoinette McKain, CEO, JDIC at the Global Association of Risk Professionals Jamaica Chapter Meeting held October 7, 2016.

The presentation outlined:

  • Definition of Financial System Crisis
  • Causes of Financial System Crises
  • The Wall Street Stock Market Crash 1929
  • The dot com bubble 2001
  • The Mexican Financial Crisis 1994-1995