1. Define future and options contracts and provide an example of settling accounts of two
customers that have taken opposing sides in these contracts.
2. Did Mr. Leeson fit well in the Singaporean business culture? Using his example or
other examples, comment in general regarding the problems that are faced by "Ex Pat's"
and their employers. (Ex Pats are workers that are sent from the home office to work in
the foreign branch of a multinational).
3. Compare Mr. Leeson's frequent career moves with that of a Japanese employee with a
lifetime corporate loyalty. Comment on the advantages and the shortcomings of each