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BCom Students Win 2016 National Investment Banking Competition

Two Desautels BCom student teams took 1st and 2nd places in the Undergraduate Division at the National Investment Banking Competition (NIBC) held on March 23 to 24 in Vancouver. Every year, the competition attracts more than 330 teams of undergraduate and graduate students from top business schools around the world. It is recognized as one of the most prestigious financial case competitions in North America.

Published: 31Mar2016

Di Grappa leaves McGill for private sector position

After a 30-year career in higher education, including more than five years in his current role as McGill’s Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance), Michael Di Grappa has accepted a senior position with Canderel, a Canadian real estate company based in Montreal, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced on Tuesday, March 29.

Published: 31Mar2016

Nomination de nouveaux juges de paix

L'Ontario a nommé 14 nouveaux juges de paix à la Cour de justice de l'Ontario, avec effet au 6 avril 2016.

Published: 31Mar2016

Why corporate social responsibility doesn’t help a company

 Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Timothy Deviancy from Leeds University.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 30 March, 2016 

Published: 31Mar2016

What you thought you knew about diversity is wrong

As one of only two recruitment agencies that are also Stonewall members, diversity is an issue very close to the heart of our organisation. There is a huge decline in the portrayal of these issues as merely ‘tick boxes’ or HR matters alone, but it’s important that they must be championed from the top of an organisation all the way to the ground in order for them to thrive.

Published: 31Mar2016

Does variance risk have two prices? Evidence from the equity and option markets

Authors: Barras, L.Malkhozov, A.

Publication: Journal of Financial Economics 


Published: 30Mar2016

eQube Gaming Limited Announces New Chief Financial Officer

eQube Gaming Limited (TSX-V: EQG) (“eQube” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael D. Kahn as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). 

Published: 30Mar2016

How government destroys parenthood: Reuven Brenner

Learning from their whooping crane failure?

Birth rates in western countries have declined to far below replacement levels of 2.1. Why did these countries’ last few generations give up having kids?

Published: 30Mar2016

Will Americans Ever Eat Insects for Food? Startups Say, ‘Yes, We Will!’

Aspire co-founder and COO Gabe Mott is a neuroscientist who never imagined he would be a cricket farmer. He is also a vegetarian, but he makes an exception for insects because he believes they are ethical, sustainable, and “a reasonable distribution of food.”  

He absolutely gushed over the succulent calamari-texture and sweetness of the palm weevil his company supports in Ghana. 

Published: 29Mar2016

Thesis Defense Presentation: Feng Jiao

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Mr. Feng Jiao, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Finance will be presenting his thesis defense entitled: