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Study Asserts Startling Numbers of Insider Trading Rogues

Tue, 2014-06-17 15:59

There is often a tip. Before many big mergers and acquisitions, word leaks out to select investors who seek to covertly trade on the information. Stocks and options move in unusual ways that aren’t immediately clear. Then news of the deals crosses the ticker, surprising everyone except for those already in the know. Sometimes the investor is found out and is prosecuted, sometimes not.

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CIRI Announces 2014 Recipients for the Award for Excellence and the Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations

Tue, 2014-06-17 15:58

The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) is pleased to announce that Katherine Vyse has been chosen as the 26th recipient of the Award for Excellence in Investor Relations and Jennifer McCaughey has been chosen as the fifth recipient of the Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations. These individuals were honoured at CIRI's 27thAnnual Investor Relations Conference in Ottawa.

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Le gouvernement annonce des nominations au Bureau de la sécurité des transports du Canada

Tue, 2014-06-17 15:57

L'honorable Peter Van Loan, leader du gouvernement à la Chambre des communes, a annoncé aujourd'hui deux nominations au Bureau de la sécurité des transports du Canada. 

... Mme Kathleen Fox est titulaire d'un baccalauréat en sciences et d'une maîtrise en administration des affaires (MBA) de l'Université McGill. Elle a également terminé une maîtrise ès sciences en facteurs humains et sécurité des systèmes de l'Université Lund en Suède.

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The disconnect of the executive training programme

Tue, 2014-06-17 15:56

Many management and leadership development programmes take great satisfaction in the positive responses received from individual participants on the “smiley” sheets they hand out at the end of their course. And for the most part these programmes do make a good impression on that manager or leader who leaves the programme feeling full of great ideas about how they will change themselves and their organisations.

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The Canadian Space Commerce Association Welcomes New Board Members

Tue, 2014-06-17 15:55

The Canadian Space Commerce Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Yaroslav Pustovyi and Patrick Whyte have joined the Association’s Board of Directors.

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The Water Cost Index: Blending Finance, Sustainability, and Big Data

Tue, 2014-06-17 14:05

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. He previously served as the Special Situations Analyst in the Global Equities Team at Natcan Investment Management, the investment arm of the National Bank of Canada.

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Fiscal Decentralization and Local Government Bonds in China –财政分权, 地方政府债务

Tue, 2014-06-17 14:04

Usman W. Chohan (楚浩云) is an MBA candidate at Desautels with a Concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He is currently on an MBA exchange in Beijing, at a joint program between Tsinghua School of Economics (SEM) and MIT. He has previously served as the Special Situations Analyst in the Global Equities Team at Natcan Investment Management, the Investment Arm of the National Bank of Canada. The following piece is based on his work on Fiscal Decentralization in China.

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Thesis Defense Presentation by Babak Lotfaliei - Essays on Corporate Risk and Capital Structure

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:00
Bronfman Building : Room 310, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Finance Area/ Doctoral Program presents Babak Lotfaliei, Thesis Defense Presentation - Essays on Corporate Risk and Capital Structure.

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Thesis Defense Presentation by Hugues Langlois-Bertrand - Asset Pricing with Return Asymmetries

Tue, 2014-07-22 10:15
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Finance Area/ Doctoral Program presents Hugues Langlois-Bertrand, a Thesis Defense Presentation - Asset Pricing with Return Asymmetries

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Nine habits leaders need to break

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:46

“Keep learning” is the mantra of modern management. You have to keep up with the constant stream of new information, new technology, new paradigms – new everything. But sometimes one of the keys to progress is “unlearning.” Dumping old skills and habits is often more valuable than learning new ones. Here’s my list of the top things that managers need to unlearn immediately.

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