Category Archives: Finance

Trump Presidency Would be Deja Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. – No visit to the capitol is complete without rubbing elbows with the great and grateful. This week, I found myself at a swanky law firm gathering where I met and chatted with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. He was a nominee briefly but dropped out. And in January, he described the choice between… 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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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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No nation is safe from geopolitical or economic chaos

The global community has more unsafe neighborhoods than gated ones and no nation is safe anymore, including Canada. This means that nation-state models are challenged and must recalibrate all the time. For example, last August everything changed, economically speaking, for Canada last August when oil prices collapsed. This has driven Alberta — Canada’s biggest economic… 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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