9780324649673

International Business Law And Its Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324649673

  • ISBN10:

    0324649673

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/23/2008
  • 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

The Legal Environment Of International Business
Introduction to International Business
International Law and Organizations
The Resolution of International Disputes.
International Sales, Credits, and The Commercial Transaction
Sales Contracts and Excuses for Nonperformance
The Documentary Sales and Terms of Trade
The Carriage of Goods and the Liability of Air and Sea Carriers
Bank Collections, Trade Finance, and Letters of Credit.
International and u.s. Trade Law
National Lawmaking Powers and the Regulation of U.S. Trade
GATT Law and the World Trade Organization: Basic Principles
Laws Governing Access to International Markets
Regulating Import Competition and Unfair Trade
Imports, Customs, and Tariff Law
North American Free Trade Law
The European Union and Other Regional Trade Areas
The Regulation of Exports.
Regulation of The International Marketplace
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
Political Risk: Nationalization, Expropriation, and Privatization
Labor and Employment Discrimination Law
Environmental Law
Regulating the Competitive Environment
Appendices
Index
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