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Business Relations

  1. How are joint ventures regulated in the United States?

  2. How long does it take to execute an M&A deal?

  3. How do a corporation's shareholders influence its Board of Directors?

  4. What protections are in place for a whistleblower?

  5. What are some types of financial netting?

  6. Can I buy insurance to reduce unlimited liability in a partnership?

  7. What does a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) mean in the utilities sector?

  8. What is the difference between legal liability and public liability?

  9. What are the responsibilities of the principal in a company?

  10. How is minimum transfer price calculated?

  11. When would a vendor care about its accounts payable turnover ratio?

  12. What are some examples of debit notes in business-to-business transactions?

  13. What is the difference between payment netting and close-out netting?

  14. What factors go into determining a business's shutdown point?

  15. What are the pros and cons of a business temporarily closing once a shutdown point ...

  16. What are the benefits of financial netting?

  17. How did Enron use off-balance-sheet items to hide huge debts and toxic assets?

  18. Who uses debit notes in business transactions?

  19. How can a social responsibility consulting firm benefit a business?

  20. Why did Target's (TGT) expansion into Canada fail so quickly?

  21. How can an investor terminate a derivative contract?

  22. How do externalities represent profit opportunities?

  23. What are the major barriers to entry for new companies in the drugs sector?

  24. Can a business ever be too small to issue commercial paper?

  25. What is the difference between a direct and an indirect distribution channel?

  26. How are distribution channels generally organized?

  27. How does a company efficiently keep track of its distribution channels?

  28. How do companies calculate the estimated duration of a new project?

  29. Why is trading volume usually higher when the price of a security is changing?

  30. What are some examples of different corporate governance systems across the world?

  31. How do wholly owned subsidiaries operate in the European Union?

  32. What content does a letter intent have to have?

  33. What is the difference between a letter of intent and a memorandum of understanding?

  34. What are the most effective ways to reduce moral hazard?

  35. How legally binding is a letter of intent?

  36. How can a company resist a hostile takeover?

  37. Are there any regulations on transfer pricing?

  38. Do joint ventures need an exit strategy?

  39. What qualities are necessary to be an effective member of the c-suite in a publicly-traded ...

  40. What are examples of businesses that exhibit social responsibility?

  41. How can a business determine its most effective value proposition?

  42. What is the difference between a principle agent problem and moral hazard?

  43. What is the best reason to pursue a backward integration?

  44. Is backward integration the same thing as vertical integration?

  45. What's the difference between a merger and a hostile takeover?

  46. Why is it less than ideal for a CEO of a company to also hold the position of COO?

  47. Which terms should be included in a partnership agreement?

  48. How are business decisions made in a partnership?

  49. What is the difference between business intelligence and competitive intelligence?

  50. What can cause a merger or acquisition deal to fail?

  51. Why are business ethics important?

  52. How important are business ethics in running a profitable business?

  53. What are the primary advantages of forming a joint venture?

  54. What are the risks of using CI (competitive intelligence) for espionage?

  55. What's the difference between general, limited and joined venture partnerships?

  56. What's the difference between outsourcing and insourcing?

  57. What advice has Tim Cook given to would-be business leaders?

  58. Do employers use agency theory in labor relations?

  59. What are the primary disadvantages of forming a joint venture?

  60. Does agency theory apply to brokers and clients?

  61. Why do some economists consider entrepreneurship to be a factor of production?

  62. What advice has Richard Branson given to would-be entrepreneurs?

  63. When is outsourcing a bad alternative to vertical integration?

  64. What is Tim Cook's career and educational background?

  65. Who were Richard Branson's major influencers?

  66. What does a company use CI (competitive intelligence) for?

  67. What are some common methods of gathering CI (competitive intelligence)?

  68. What interpersonal skills should a manager have?

  69. What are some training & development techniques used to improve interpersonal skills?

  70. What's the difference between agency theory and stakeholder theory?

  71. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

  72. How do interpersonal skills influence a business culture?

  73. Why is versatility in a company's core competencies fundamental in its success?

  74. Why would a company want to do an acquisition of another company?

  75. What is the difference between a merger and an acquisition?

  76. When does Warren Buffett usually release his letter to shareholders?

  77. How are arm's-length transactions determined by law?

  78. Are arm's length transactions always better than transactions not at arm's length?

  79. When does it makes sense for a company to pursue vertical integration?

  80. What are the main communication points between a CFO and a CEO?

  81. How does a customer base dictate goodwill?

  82. How does revenue sharing work in practice?

  83. How does goodwill increase a company's value?

  84. What are the major differences between a monopoly and an oligopoly?

  85. Does a company logo change require a material disclosable event?

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