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Globalive: Change in the Canadian Wireless Telecom Industry

Authors: Fremeth, Adam; Frost, Tony S.; Holburn, Guy; Chan, Kevin; Walker, Peter
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The case describes the situation for Globalive in 2009 shortly after its bid to enter the Canadian wireless telecommunications sector had been denied by the regulatory agency on the grounds that it breached foreign ownership restrictions.

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Canadian Telecommunications: Industry Regulation and Policy

Authors: Fremeth, Adam; Mark, Ken
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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This case study is based on a high profile issue facing the Canadian Federal Government that had begun in 2008. Despite the fact that Canada has well defined foreign ownership restrictions for the telecommunications sector, Globalive was allowed to bid in the auction sale of wireless spectrum. It won, and paid $442 million for its spectrum, began to hire hundreds of staff, and committed another $300 million to investing in wireless infrastructure.

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Dubai: Debt, Development, and Crisis (A, B, C)

Authors: Musacchio, Aldo; Goodman, Andrew; Qureshi, Claire
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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On November 25, 2009, the city state of Dubai stunned markets by announcing that Dubai World, its flagship state holding company, would seek a six-month "standstill" on at least $4 billion U.S. dollars of its $26 billion in debt obligations. This case describes Dubai's development strategy in detail and narrates how, as part of that strategy, a series of state-owned holding companies accumulated billions of dollars in debt.

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CME Group

Authors: Reinhardt, Forest; Weber, James
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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CME Group operates the world's largest trading platform for futures and options based on agricultural commodities. New interest in commodities as an asset class, and new regulatory initiatives arising from the recent financial crisis, create an unusual set of opportunities and challenges for its leaders.

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Brazil 2003

Inflation Targeting and Debt Dynamics

Authors: Di Tella, Rafael; Alfaro, Laura; Vogel, Ingrid
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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In October 2002, Brazilians elected a left-wing president, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, for the first time in that country's history. As markets faltered in response, Lula sought to reaffirm his commitment to fiscal discipline, a floating exchange rate, and inflation targeting. By August 2003, however, his attempt to change market sentiment was threatened as the country faced a looming recession.

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Rwandan Tea Industry

Looking into the Future

Authors: Reavis, Cate; Spar, Debora L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2004

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In 2003, the Rwandan government was focused on transforming the nation's tea industry into a world-class competitor. To accomplish this objective and stave off the downward prices that plagued the international tea market, the government believed that the industry needed to develop a diversified and value-added product portfolio.

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Note on Islamic Finance

Author: Sapp, Stephen
Product Type: Notes
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2010

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This note introduces the basic motivation behind Islamic finance and how it is implemented in practice.

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Chinese Fireworks Industry - Revised

Author: Beamish, Paul W.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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Starting from the mid-1990s, safety concerns led governments both in China and abroad to set up stricter regulations for the Chinese fireworks industry. At the same time, there was rapid growth in the number of small family-run fireworks workshops, whose relentless price-cutting drove down profit margins.

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Vancity

Doing Good, Doing Well

Author: Klein, S.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2010

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The case describes the situation facing Vancity in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The immediate decision facing the CEO was whether to raise interest rates on loans to make up for falling interest income. The situation was complicated for Vancity by its structure as a member-owned cooperative and its strategy of community engagement.

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East of Africa (and West of China): Chinese Business in Africa

Authors: Schuetz, Marcus; Ramon-Berjano, Carola
Product Type: Cases
Source: University of Hong Kong
Publication Year: 2010

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This case discusses China's growing business ventures in the African continent. It allows for a discussion about applying business models and strategies in different countries, as well as the risks entailed. This is more relevant in the presence of weak governance, corruption and human rights issues. Issues such as food safety, land outsourcing, and local employment generation versus imported workforce are discussed.

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