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

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

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

Please see the attached advertisement on the Online/Android Financial Education Awards Ceremony which appeared in the Jamaica Observer.