Claude Couillard

Caisse named in Norbourg class action

Réal Ouimet, the former chief of the Bromont Police Department who lost $ 310,000 in Norbourg, officially launched his effort this morning to bring a class action against the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, on behalf of the approximately 9,200 victims of Vincent Lacroix. The Superior Court heard his request to authorize a […]

By Claude Couillard |November 25, 2010

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Desjardins issues restructuring details

Previously, Desjardins Financial Security, Desjardins Securities and other subsidiaries of Desjardins Group reported directly to president and CEO, Monique F. Leroux. Before the restructuring, Desjardins Group also had four business units: Individuals and companies; insurance and securities; asset management; venture capital and others. A dozen appointments As part of the reorganization, Leroux announced a dozen […]

By Claude Couillard |May 15, 2009

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Quebec budget to boost small-cap investment

The Quebec government tabled its budget yesterday, reintroducing the Quebec Stock Savings Plan (REA). First launched in 1979, the REA was replaced in 2005 by the SME Growth Stock Plan, also known as “Hooked SMEs.” REA II, as the program is known officially, is essentially a rebate on the Hooked SMEs program. It affects shares […]

By Claude Couillard |March 20, 2009

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