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History of Bangladesh: First Decade

The first decade's history of Bangladesh is most consequential but often politically coloured. This historical commentary is different in two respects. First, it recounts the decade through the lens of ordinary citizens whose perception is truer than reality in politics. Second, it avoids straitjacketing of history by simultaneously acknowledging the contributions of a regime and drawing lessons from its mistakes.       

Mo Chaudhury is Professor of Practice, Finance Dept. at McGill University, Canada. 

Published: 6Apr2016

Who’s News: Alfred Sanzari promotes,ResiModel hires

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced that it has elected ten new partners and promoted eight new special counsel, effective March 1, 2016.
The following lawyers were elected partners:

...Andrea Gede-Lange is a partner in the Corporate Department and the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, resident in New York. She received a BA from Mount Allison University and an LLB, BCL and MBA from McGill University.

Published: 6Apr2016

Anthony Yip: The Face Behind Lines Photography

Meet the man behind the lens! Anthony Yip is the photographer behind Lines Photography. With a sharp finger, serious eye for lighting, and a perfectly themed Instagram page with almost 25,000 followers, this is one up-and-coming Montreal photographer to look out for. Read on to find out how to get the perfect shot, why Anthony wants to photogrpah Lady Gaga, and his take on selfies (yep, we went there). 

Read full article: Her Campus, 5 April, 2016 

Published: 6Apr2016

Networking For Introverts: A Cheetah At A Lion's Game

This post was cowritten with Daniel Metlitski, a senior at McGill University.

Published: 6Apr2016

Les FinTech en effervescence

Alors que c’est la semaine du Money 2020 en Europe, la plus grande conférence européenne sur les FinTech, penchons-nous sur ce groupe de compagnies qui veut réinventer une des industries les plus haïes d’Amérique du Nord, selon leDailyFinance. 

Published: 6Apr2016

Restaurant Week is back – bigger than ever!

Cornwall Ontario - Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, and the winners are those patrons lucky enough to score a reservation at one of the 12 participating restaurants.

Published: 6Apr2016

Karl Moore's take on Bombardier, the Beaudoin family & investor sentiment

BNN has done in-house survey of a number of our regular money managers to provide their thoughts on Bombardier. Meanwhile, how much should the Beaudoin family take investor sentiment into account and how important it is for the success of the company? We follow up with Karl Moore, professor of business strategy at McGill University. 

Watch full video: Business News Network, April 4, 2016 

Published: 6Apr2016

Desautels wins Canadian Brandstorm for the third year in a row!

Congratulations to Léa Fournier, Laura Gordon and Sofie Rootenberg who will be headed to Paris with their coach Peg Brunelle to compete at L’Oreal’s Brandstorm finals on June 30!

Published: 5Apr2016

Managing millions – while still in school

About 35 people will walk into a $3.5-million investment management operation and begin to work as analysts this summer. But they won’t be recent grads – well, not alums of finance programs. In fact, they’ll just be beginning their degrees in finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 5Apr2016


Most experienced leaders believe that leadership is more like art than science. And as with art, perfecting the craft of leadership requires training under a mentor or a master. Of course, an aspiring leader must have a foundation of communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, some of which can be obtained through degree programs in organizational leadership, but owning the tools and knowing how to use them to maximum effect are two different things.

Published: 1Apr2016