Corporate fraud and criminality

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss two corporate legal cases. The bankruptcy of Purdue Pharma and the fraud trial of Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of the bio-tech company Theranos. Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Vis ...  Show more

Ten years of Tim Cook

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a look at Tim Cook’s career. What did he do before he joined Apple? How did he become Apple’s CEO? How has Apple grown under 10 years of Tim Cook as CEO? Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscrib ...  Show more

Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney over the release of Marvel’s Black Widow Why did she file this lawsuit? What is Disney’s reaction? Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Dow ...  Show more

Whisky - the water of life

Dez Morgan and Skip Montreux report on the rebirth of the Whisky industry in Scotland, the history of whisky in Japan, and developments in the nascent whisky industry in China. They also get to the bottom of why this spirit is spelled w-h-i-s-k-y in some regions, and w-h-i-s-k-e- ...  Show more

COVID Hodgepodge

Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan report on three issues that are loosely related to the effects of the COVID pandemic on business. The nature of work, an increase in cybercrime, and the decrease in the quality of customer service. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish. ...  Show more

Climate change & the economy

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a deep dive into the impact climate change is having on the global economy. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our w ...  Show more

Aviation & Aerospace Industry Update

Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan talk about recent developments in the aviation and aerospace industry. Will supersonic air travel be back in business soon? And what is up with Jeff Bezos going to space?! Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts t ...  Show more

Career Profile: Marie Ohashi

Marie Ohashi, Executive Director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, talks to Skip Montreux about a career path that has taken her from Japan to Canada to the UAE and back to Japan. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscri ...  Show more

The Global Minimum Corporate Tax

Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan take a close look at the agreement reached between the G7 on setting a global minimum tax rate for multinational corporations. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate ...  Show more

The European Super League

Dez Morgan explains all the details surrounding the recent European Super League Controversy to Skip Montreux. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our web ...  Show more

Non Fungible Tokens

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega explain Non Fungible Tokens. What are NFTs? How do they work? Do they have any real value? Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. V ...  Show more

Bottlenecks & Choke points

Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan talk about the recent Suez Canal incident and its impact on the global supply chain. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our ...  Show more

Amazon vs. Parler

Samantha Vega and Skip Montreux discuss the recent lawsuit between Amazon and Parler. Is this a case of Big Tech. censorship? Or is Amazon being socially responsible? Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business En ...  Show more

UK update from Dez Morgan

We touch base with our long lost cohost – Mr. Dez Morgan. He gives us an update on what he has been doing since returning to the UK from the UAE in 2019, the COVID-19 situation in the UK, and the recently agreed upon Brexit deal. Free audio script available at downtobusinessengli ...  Show more

Ransomware

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the rising threat that cybercrime and ransomware pose to businesses around the world. Audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Vis ...  Show more

Blowing in the Wind

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a look at the history of the wind power industry, discuss whether it is as environmentally friendly as it claims, and report on why competition is heating up in this energy sector. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit ...  Show more

The GameStop Short Squeeze

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the recent short squeeze of GameStop stock that cost institutional investors billions of dollars in losses. Audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, ...  Show more

Social Media Influencers

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss what a social media influencer is and recent trends in the social media influencer industry. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a ...  Show more

GAFA goes to Washington

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the US government’s antitrust investigation into Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit Apple Podcasts to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Vis ...  Show more