Category Archives: Ethics

Money Laundering threat to Global Economy

A recent report by Washington think tank Global Financial Integrity reveals the fatal flaw in the world’s globalized financial architecture: It has not been accompanied by a globalized governance and regulation system. This became alarmingly apparent in 2008 when the world’s financial system collapsed due to incompetence and skullduggery by Wall Street and U.S. mortgage… Read More

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Ryerson U. conference Oct. 7 keynote

I’m speaking at a Ted Rogers School of Management event, Ryerson’s business school and the largest in Canada by far where I have been a Distinguished Visiting Professor since 2008. It’s a one-day Commerce and Government conference on the federal election and I will speak on “a business perspective concerning elections”. I will address how… Read More

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Global Financial Integrity conference: Washington DC

I’m attending Illicit Financial Flows: The Most Damaging Economic Problem Facing the Developing World Begins: September 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM Ends: September 22, 2015 at 05:00 PM Link: http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6204/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=79280 National Press Club 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor Washington, Here’s the conference agenda and speakers: Please join Global Financial Integrity (GFI) for a two-day… Read More

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Sept. 1: Keynote Assn. Certified Fraud Examiners 2015

I have been invited by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to speak at their annual worldwide 2015 conference in Ottawa. this is the top anti-fraud professionals and they are meeting to network and discover the latest techniques and tools in the fight against fraud. The conference begins August 30 to September 4 and will… Read More

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About a rogue trader, a rogue nation and a rogue husband

In National Post April 24 Stories about a rogue trader, rogue nation-state and rogue husband captured headlines this week and raised more questions than they answered. American prosecutors this week would have the world believe that a day trader, operating out of his parents’ modest semi-detached under Heathrow Airport’s flight path, singlehandedly sparked the trillion-dollar… Read More

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Uber, Airbnb not in public interest yet

Uber and Airbnb are the darlings of Silicon Valley whose founders describe themselves as technology companies and pioneers of the “sharing economy.” But I don’t buy it. The shared economy — multiple use of assets — is an old model and cabs, Zip Car and hotels have been around for some time. Airbnb and Uber… Read More

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Jan. 15 Kingsdale Shareholder Services conference

I’m one of many panelists who will appear at the 2015 Governance conference sponsored by Kingsdale a prominent Canadian activist/proxy services company. The event is invitation only and will be held at St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Center in Toronto and super-stars such as Patrice Merrin-Best (Glencor director) and Paul Hilal of Pershing Square will… Read More

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