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The relationship between the American Stock Exchange and Canada. Examples of ties with Canada. Ties with the Toronto Stock Exchange. Focii of concern: the easing of legal and regulatory barriers that are permitting more Canadian companies to list on American exchanges; the idea of creating a North American Trading Group: an alliance between the United States, Canada, Mexico and perhaps other Latin American countries. Problems created by regulatory barriers. Possibilities for no regulatory barriers. Some recent changes. The need for security regulations to reflect reality. The advantages of uniform standards across Canada. A discussion of the three major advantages for firms to be listed in both Canada and the U.S.: less red tape, greater visibilty, and increased marketability. Potential ideas in a less-regulated environment. Advantages of a North American trading bloc.