Topics that need to be addressed in the report.
1) Business Level Strategies- like Cost leadership and Product differentiation.
2) Corporate Strategies - like vertical integration, corporate diversification, strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions and internal strategies.
3) Evaluating a firms External Environment and a firms Internal capabilities
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.The success of any economy can be assessed through the strength of its capital markets. The Canadian Securities Administrator (CSA) has been formed as an organization that comprises of provincial and territorial securities regulators in the Canadian economy who are guided by the collective aim of improving, coordinating and harmonizing the processes through which the Canadian capital markets are regulated. The main objective is to attain consensus on policies and regulatory procedures affecting the capital markets so that there is uniformity and consistency across the economy. The mission of the CSA can be segregated on three grounds:
• Protection of the investors from fraudulent practices so as to build trust and reliability.
• Promote the development of fair capital markets characterized by efficiency
• Reduce the effects of risks and forces that threatens the integrity of markets.
Through its operations, CSA seeks to protect investors and increase confidence in markets through adoption of transparent, objective and consistent procedures (CSA, n.d.).
The primary activities of CSA are to investigate wrong doings and enforce regulations to prohibit such wrong-doings in the capital market. With the help of internal CSA surveillance and compliance or complaints from the investors, CSA identifies the wrong doings in the market. The enforcement personnel deal with violations of the securities laws and impose the requisite sanctions so that fairness and efficiency in capital markets is promoted and the investor’s confidence in the markets is maintained (CSA, n.d.).
The key challenge faced by the CSA is that there is lack of a single body to regulate the securities markets and this makes the markets vulnerable. The jurisdiction over securities is shared by federal, provincial and territorial Governments and some Governments fear loss of power by accepting the authority of a single body (The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2013). CSA has been successful in harmonizing regulations across Canada and developing effective regulatory policies for all market participants across the capital markets (CSA, n.d.). The creation or development of MRRS...