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Date & Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2018: French session: 5:00 PM English session: 6:00 PM  Location: 3rd floor, Donald E. Armstrong Building 

Professor Brenner invited to prestigious panel

Published: 12Feb2018

Professor Reuven Brenner was invited to present on a panel that discussed venture capital in Quebec’s biotech and life sciences industry. The high-profile event was attended by Quebec Ministers Mr....

Does marijuana legalization open the door to organized crime?

Published: 6Feb2018

Following the revelation that many Canadian marijuana producers benefit from offshore financing, Desautels Professor and President of Lester Asset Management, Ken Lester, shares his perspective on...

Business schools and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published: 31Jan2018

In a world destabilised by rapid technological advancement, Dean Bajeux shares how business education can help us thrive amid such unprecedented change....

Professor Betermier on the value of MIPC

Published: 24Jan2018

Following the inaugural McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC), Professor Betermier reflects on how the event provided an important opportunity of self-reflexivity for Canadian pension...

The banking system turns its back on emerging marijuana business

Published: 23Jan2018

Many banks in Canada are refusing to offer any banking services to companies engaged in the production and distribution of marijuana. Desautels Finance Professor and Investment Management...

Sovereign to Corporate Risk Spillovers

Published: 19Jan2018

Authors: Patrick Augustin, Hamid Boustanifar, Johannes Breckenfelder and Jan Schinitzler Publication: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Forthcoming Abstract:

Who will solve the pension crisis

Published: 19Jan2018

Students participating in the McGill International Portfolio Challenge presented hypothetical portfolios believed to achieve solvency to address the crisis that has been affecting Canadian pension...

Canada is not facing a mortgage crisis

Published: 12Dec2017

The Laurentian Bank of Canada recently revealed that they will have to buy back up to $300 million in loans issued to clients, realising that its vetting practices were not applied thoroughly...

A token of appreciation

Published: 8Dec2017

Thanks to a student-led fundraiser, a group of BCom students recently presented a Catchbox to the Desautels Faculty of Management in honour of Professor Sujata Madan....

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