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Cass forms new link with European Business School

June 19, 2011 Comments (0)

Cass has signed a new partnership with the German-based European Business School (EBS).
The agreement will give students at EBS, located in Wiesbaden near Frankfurt, a chance to study at Cass as part of their MSc programme. All EBS students are required to undertake an exchange or duel degree at another school to fulfil the requirements of their Masters degree.
EBS students who successfully complete their course will also get priority to study on one of Cass’s 17 Masters programmes,...

Insider trading: Market abuse or market efficiency?

June 19, 2011 Comments (0)

Insider trading scandals have plagued the UK and US financial sectors this year. But is trading on information not publicly available to external shareholders always a bad thing? Speaking to Cass Talks presenter and former MBA student, Alex Ritson, Professor of Finance Meziane Lasfer weighs up whether insider trading is a form of market abuse or a means to improve market efficiency. Drawing on his own research, Professor Lasfer provides insights into the murky practice of insider...

Do business schools make a difference?

May 30, 2011 Comments (0)

The relationship between academics and practitioners is sometimes marked by mutual distrust, but the growth of business as an academic discipline had helped change this. The key, according to Stefan Stern, visiting professor of practice at Cass, is that theory must lead to practice.
Talking to full time MBA student, Yo Takatsuki, in this week's Cass Talks Stefan Stern also believes that it is naive to dismiss the notion that you can't learn business. "Human beings can be taught and get...