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Are all insiders rogue traders?

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:37

Insider trading is a topic of intense public debate these days, but this debate must be framed in the context of a clear, objective definition of informed versus insider trading.

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Feeling entrepreneurial?

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:36

“People used to take a traits-based approach to defining entrepreneurs: they are risk-takers, for instance,” says Greg Vit, BCom’80, director of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship in McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “But that characterization has been challenged by a more recent approach that suggests you can create the underlying conditions to help entrepreneurs emerge.”

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Extroverts - Tapping Your Inner Introvert Is A Key To Excellent Leadership

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:31

The CEO of a major multinational came to our McGill MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor. That is, if you want to be a CEO of a big company, you need to act like an extrovert, at times. After studying introverts in the C-Suite, I [Karl Moore] have come to the conclusion that extroverts, like myself, must put on our “game face” and act like an introvert at times, in order to be effective leaders.

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Appointments to VIA Rail Canada

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:29

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Ms. Melissa Sonberg of Montreal, and Ms. Deborah Robinson, of Toronto, to the board of directors of VIA Rail Canada, each for a three-year term.

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Canada’s partnership opportunity

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:28

Canada has excellent universities: for example, our share of highly cited publications is nearly 10 times our share of the world population. We also have great companies, and according to a 2014 Bloomberg ranking, Canada is the second-best country in the world in which to do business. Over the last 15 years, our governments have put in place many new investments in research and development, as well as innovation-friendly policies.

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Un associé en M&A pour De Pardieu

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:26

Éric Muller, 41 ans, conseille des entreprises françaises et étrangères, cotées et non-cotées dans le cadre d’opérations d’acquisition, de cession ou de rapprochement, notamment dans le cadre d’accord de joint-venture.

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Die meisten Insiderhandler kommen davon

Wed, 2014-06-25 11:10

Ofter als gedacht wird illegal ve rsucht, vertrauliche Kenntnisse an der Borse zu versilbern.

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EU elections and demography

Wed, 2014-06-18 11:51

You have heard about the “seismic”, “shocking” and “bombshell” results from last month’s vote in Europe for the EU parliament. Many traditional, centrist parties lost ground and in France and in the UK, anti-EU parties (the Front National and UKIP respectively) received the most votes (around 25% in each case).

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Transcript: What makes a company ‘sustainable’?

Wed, 2014-06-18 11:49

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to a colleague from the London Business School, [Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship] Ioannis Ioannou. You have been looking at what is a sustainable company. What conclusions have you come to?

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Manulife AM adds new global natural resources equity team

Wed, 2014-06-18 11:47

Manulife Asset Management (Manulife AM) has expanded its global investment capabilities by naming Craig Bethune and Diana Racanelli as portfolio managers on a new global natural resources equity team.

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