International Business Law and It's Environments 6E ISBN9780324225273
Uses a thematic approach to managing the risks of trade in goods and services, the protection and licensing of intellectual property, and foreign direct investment. This book examines both private and public law issues from both an international and comparative perspective. It focuses on the transactional aspects of international business
Table of contents
Part I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS.
1. Introduction to International Business.
2. International Law and Organizations.
3. The Resolution of International Disputes.
Part II: INTERNATIONAL SALES, CREDITS, AND THECOMMERCIAL TRANSACTION.
4. Sales Contracts and Excuses for Nonperformance.
5. The Documentary Sales and Terms of Trade.
6. The Carriage of Goods and the Liability of Air and Sea Carriers.
7. Bank Collections, Trade Finance, and Letters of Credit. Part III: INTERNATIONAL AND U.S. TRADE LAW.
8. National Lawmaking Powers and the Regulation of U.S. Trade.
9. GATT Law and the World Trade Organization: Basic Principles.
10. Laws Governing Access to International Markets.
11. Regulating Import Competition and Unfair Trade.
12. Imports, Customs, and Tariff Law.
13. North American Free Trade Law.
14. The European Union and Other Regional Trade Areas.
15. The Regulation of Exports.
Part IV: REGULATION OF THE INTERNATIONALMARKETPLACE.
16. International Marketing Law: Sales Representatives, Advertising,and Ethical Issues.
17. Licensing Agreements and the Protection of Intellectual PropertyRights.
18. Host-Country Regulation: Corporate Law, Taxation, and CurrencyRisk.
19. Political Risk: Nationalization, Expropriation, and Privatization.
20. Labor and Employment Discrimination Law.
21. Environmental Law.
22. Regulating the Competitive Environment.