Brendan McGivern, executive partner at White & Case Geneva, tells CNBC why the United States is behind most trade disputes brought to the World Trade Organization.
Christophe Waignier, strategy and resources at SACEM, talks to CNBC about offering their music repertoire to all digital providers in Europe.
Kim Hayward, international advisory partner at BDO, explains to CNBC the current global outlook for investment opportunities.
Keith Weed, chief marketing officer at Unilever, explains the philosophy behind Unilever's goal of increasing profits while making tangible contributions to consumer health and well-being.
Jason Graham-Nye, co-founder of gNappies, explains to CNBC the many challenges of expanding a business abroad.
Robert Scharar, fund manager at Commonwealth Africa Fund, tells CNBC there are more reasons to invest in Africa than simply its abundance of resources.
Dr. M. Chatib Basri, chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, tells CNBC that the best way for governments to channel quantitative easing money from the West is through building infrastructure.
Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company, tells CNBC, how the opening of Abu Dhabi's 7 billion dollar Khalifa Port, with a fully automated container yard, marks an attempt by the country to diversify its economy away from oil and gas.
Philip Malmberg, CEO of Ecover, tells CNBC that the biggest hurdle that eco-friendly businesses face in emerging markets is the lack of regulation and the green washing that goes on from competitors who claim they are environmentally friendly.
Dr Gerry Power, chief operating officer at InterMedia Europe, tells CNBC, "Historically there has been very little data available on most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, people want consumer and national studies."
Marius Toime, partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, tells CNBC, "Russia views Mongolia as a competitor, it also has vast resources available and is competing with Mongolia in terms of the world commodity export market."
Howard Elias, president and chief operating officer of cloud services at EMC, tells CNBC, "This allows customers to build their own private clouds but also to obtain it from public clouds and service providers, so it really dissolves some of the borders from a technical point of view."
Esa Tihila, CEO of Basware, tells CNBC that automated payments can improve the access of small and medium enterprises to foreign markets.
Simon Cooper, president of Asia Pacific for Marriott International shares his views on what challenges and opportunities the hotel industry encounters when venturing into new markets, "We would love to be in Myanmar," he tells CNBC.
Dimitris Tsitsiragos, Vice President of MENA for International Finance Corporation says investment and trade can help create jobs in the Middle east and North African regions.
Scott Booker, president of Hotels.com, told CNBC, travel has had a good first half of the year in 2012, moderate growth but differing by region, in North America business travel has come back.
Mike Gidney, deputy executive director at Fairtrade, told CNBC, we will see a major problem of sustainability of supply in key commodities such as coffee, tea and cocoa we take for granted unless serious investment is undertaken.
Giuseppe Sala, CEO of the Milan Expo 2015 told CNBC how the Expo would focus on the issues of food security, safety and quality.
Marcelo Haddad, Executive Director of Rio Negócios tells CNBC that investment in Rio is being driven by discoveries in new sources of energy as well as events, including the 2016 Olympics, which will drive infrastructure investment.
The inflow of foreign direct investment into China dropped almost seven percent in June, one expert said investors are adopting a more cautious approach. Michael Tam, partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, told CNBC, "We are certainly seeing a slowdown in the rate in which deals are done and in terms of deal flow as well."