Should a global investment management firm get behind a new Israeli finance company led by a bold entrepreneur with an impressive, but short, track record?
Should a global integrated oil company make a large cash investment in a Russian natural gas company in order to seal the deal on an alliance?
Can three venture capital firms negotiate a deal for joint funding of a novel kind of alternative jet fuel?
How can a linear programming model help a portfolio manager decide upon issues of risk and return?
How does a Citibank loan officer calculate the risk of a loan to a seemingly successful Bolivian bank - whose clients are some of the poorest people in one of the poorest countries on the face of the earth?
How can a Brazilian bank remain profitable during a period of major economic policy changes?
Should General Motors' pension plan investment team adapt a low volatility strategy that, although attractive in many respects, contradicted generally accepted finance theory?
In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008, how does a registered investment advisor analyze the degree of risk her client is willing to take on?
What issues confront companies doing business in countries that lack well developed legal and political infrastructure?