Supplement | HBS Case Collection | December 2009 (Revised June 2010)

Goldman Sachs: A Bank for All Seasons (B)

by Lena G. Goldberg and Tiffany Lynne Obenchain


Having taken steps to shore up investor confidence, during the turbulent fourth quarter of 2008, Goldman Sachs confronts the challenge of whether its business model will continue to be viable under radically altered market conditions and a new regulatory regime.

Keywords: Business Model; Financial Crisis; Investment Banking; Financial Management; Financial Strategy; Governing Rules, Regulations, and Reforms; Business Strategy; Banking Industry;


Goldberg, Lena G., and Tiffany Lynne Obenchain. "Goldman Sachs: A Bank for All Seasons (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 310-056, December 2009. (Revised June 2010.)