9780324060980

International Business Law and Its Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324060980

  • ISBN10:

    032406098X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/16/2001
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

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
4(42)
International Law and Organizations
46(28)
The Resolution of International Disputes
74(28)
Part Two International Sales, Credits, and the Commercial Transaction 102(138)
Sales Contracts and Excuses for Nonperformance
104(45)
The Documentary Sale and Terms of Trade
149(28)
The Carriage of Goods and the Liability of Air and Sea Carriers
177(32)
Bank Collections, Trade Finance, and Letters of Credit
209(31)
Part Three International and U.S. Trade Law 240(248)
National Lawmaking Powers and the Regulation of U.S. Trade
242(32)
GATT Law and the World Trade Organization: Basic Principles
274(31)
Regulating Import Competition and Unfair Trade
305(28)
Laws Governing Access to Foreign Markets
333(30)
Imports, Customs, and Tariff Law
363(46)
North American Free Trade Law
409(33)
The European Union and Other Regional Trade Areas
442(24)
The Regulation of Exports
466(22)
Part Four Regulation of the International Marketplace 488(169)
International Marketing Law: Sales Representatives, Advertising, and Ethical Issues
490(21)
Licensing Agreements and the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
511(30)
Host-Country Regulation: Corporate Law, Taxation, and Currency Risk
541(18)
Nationalization, Expropriation, and Privatization
559(35)
Labor and Employment Discrimination Law
594(21)
Environmental Law
615(22)
Regulating the Competitive Environment
637(20)
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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