CBA Night at the Movies

CBA Night at the Movies

The College of Business Administration organizes a monthly series called “Cleaning Up Dirty Business: CBA Night at the Movies.” Movies are shown that feature famous examples of unethical business practices or highlight inspirational examples of business practices followed by a group discussion facilitated by special panelists with expertise on the practices.

Upcoming Movies


February 26, 2019 - Drug Short

March 26, 2019 - Soufra

April 23, 2019 - A New Economy

Past Movies

  • January 22, 2019 - Payday

    Behind the lavish lifestyle of race car driver Scott Tucker lay a secretive lending empire built on tribal perks and profits from poor customers. A discussion of predatory lending, short-term liquidity, and financial literacy to follow with LMU Assistant Professor of Finance David Moore.

  • November 27, 2018 - Cartel Bank

    A trail of suspicious transactions led to startling revelations about banking giant HSBC and its ties to Mexico's deadliest drug cartels. Following the screening, Rick Speier, former chief deputy director for criminal investigations at the IRS, joined Matthew Nierenberg EMBA ’09, SVP of capital markets at Melville Capital, and David Moore, LMU assistant professor of finance, to discuss the HSBC money laundering scandal and its impact on the banking industry.

  • October 23, 2018 - Backfired: When VW Lied to America

    Backfired: When VW Lied to America details the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal. The discussion panel following the screening included Emmy and Peabody Award winner executive producer Dale Bell along with CBA faculty members Larry Kalbers and Dan Jacobs who spoke about corporate ethics, corporations' role in environmental sustainability, and what we can do to help ensure a cleaner future for the planet.