First, read the case Week 8 Corporate Investor Fraud (Business Ethics and Financ


First, read the case Week 8 Corporate Investor Fraud (Business Ethics and Financial Investment Analysis): The Risks of SPAC Investment: Nikola Founder Charged With Fraud
Pdf. file with this case is posted in Content – Cases for Graded Discussions
Second, answer the following questions. In your initial response to the topic you have to answer all questions:
Do you think going public via a SPAC enabled Nikola and its founder to commit fraud? Why or why not?
How do you think the charges against Nikola will affect SPAC investment in general? Will the scrutiny stigmatize the industry?
Do you think there should be tighter ethical or regulatory standards around SPACs?
Reflection – the students also should include a paragraph in the initial response in their own words, using finance terminology, reflecting on specifically what they learned from the assignment and how they think they could apply what they learned in the workplace or in everyday life.


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