International Business Law and Its Environment

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/16/2001
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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International business law doesn't have to be a mystery. With its unique thematic approach, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW AND ITS ENVIRONMENT, 7e, enables you to learn public and private law issues quickly and easily. From intellectual property to direct foreign investment, this student-friendly text explains issues in ways you can understand. Known for its current, comprehensive, and accurate coverage, the text balances the legal challenges of doing business in developing and nonmarket-economy countries with the economic and political issues that commonly arise. It also focuses on the transactional aspects of international business as well as on the legal, cultural, political, and economic environment affecting managerial decision making on a global scale. Packed with real-world examples, the text emphasizes ethics issues throughout, incorporates cutting-edge cases, and includes a companion Website that helps you maximize your study time.

Table of Contents

Preface xxxiii
Part One The Legal Environment of International Business 2(100)
Introduction to International Business
International Law and Organizations
The Resolution of International Disputes
Part Two International Sales, Credits, and the Commercial Transaction 102(138)
Sales Contracts and Excuses for Nonperformance
The Documentary Sale and Terms of Trade
The Carriage of Goods and the Liability of Air and Sea Carriers
Bank Collections, Trade Finance, and Letters of Credit
Part Three International and U.S. Trade Law 240(248)
National Lawmaking Powers and the Regulation of U.S. Trade
GATT Law and the World Trade Organization: Basic Principles
Regulating Import Competition and Unfair Trade
Laws Governing Access to Foreign Markets
Imports, Customs, and Tariff Law
North American Free Trade Law
The European Union and Other Regional Trade Areas
The Regulation of Exports
Part Four Regulation of the International Marketplace 488(169)
International Marketing Law: Sales Representatives, Advertising, and Ethical Issues
Licensing Agreements and the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
Host-Country Regulation: Corporate Law, Taxation, and Currency Risk
Nationalization, Expropriation, and Privatization
Labor and Employment Discrimination Law
Environmental Law
Regulating the Competitive Environment
Appendix A United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 657(16)
Appendix B The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 673

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