Yearly Archives: 2019



When an email from a senior executive directs employees working in accounting or finance to make wire transfers, payments, or purchases – it pays to ensure that the request is legitimate and not a so-called “CEO scam.” Targeting small businesses and large corporations alike, the scam involves fraudsters impersonating a senior company executive and sending [...]

By | March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CUT PAPER TRAIL TO STAY SECURE

Gender balance in five years

By HARVEY SCHACHTER - Special to the Globe and Mail In five years, BTS USA achieved 50-per-cent female representation–and it all started with a willingness to change. Five years ago, the female consultants at BTS USA were a woeful 16 per cent of its total team, despite the fact that North American business schools were [...]

By | March 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gender balance in five years

Family Succession Dramas are a Familiar Story

Belinda Stronach isn’t the first Canadian business scion who has had trouble escaping her father’s shadow. When Frank Stronach, the 86-year-old founder of auto-parts giant Magna International Inc., filed suit against his daughter in October 2018, alleging that she mismanaged his fortune, he made a point of letting her know that in his eyes, she [...]

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