International Business Law (3rd Edition)

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9780130143778: International Business Law (3rd Edition)

For senior undergraduate business, and law school courses in International Business Law. This text emphasizes practical application and theory of international business law, with supplementary cases and readings.*New - 20 new cases. Excerpted in the original language of the courts. Includes among others, the recent WTO (World Trade Organization) decision recognizing the right of states to exclude imports harmful to the environment and the UK decision denying diplomatic immunity to Chilean General Pinochet.*New - Material on international insurance. *New - Updated material on U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Includes changes added in Amendments adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by the President in November, 1998. - Provides students with the latest international rules on international bribery. *New - New material on international trading of securities. *New - Case materials from World Trade Organization dispute panels. *New - Expanded coverage of case material relating to the U.N. Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Includes cases that actually interpret the CISG. *New - Expanded coverage of the European Union. *New - Simplified discussion of bills and notes. *New - Updated tax tables. *New - Footnotes and references. Updated throughout. *International organizations and treaties. Examines organizations and treaties that have an impact on business. *International business transactions and firms. Compares and contrasts approaches to international business. *Legal cases. Linked to the material discussed in the text. *Selected readings. Examines particular topics in depth. *Multinational and multicultural perspective. Includes legal cases from the International Court of Justice, the EUs European Court of Justice, GATT Dispute Settlement Panels, and opinions from the courts of Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, British Guyana, the Cayman Islands, China, the Eastern Caribbean States, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Israel, Japan, Malawi, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, the United States, and more. *100+ maps, plus charts, forms, and tables. Included throughout. *Margin notes. Defines key terms and ideas. *Extensive footnotes throughout.

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Emphasizes practical application and theory of international business law with supplementary cases and readings.

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Examining the law of international business from a worldwide perspective, this book is meant for introductory .and advanced business and law students. With extensive footnotes, excerpted cases, and supplementary online materials (at, International Business Law is also a valuable reference for practitioners.

This book covers topics essential to understanding international business, from an examination of the role of international and comparative law, to the laws governing multinational enterprises; foreign investment; money and banking; and sales of goods, services, labor, intellectual property, transportation, financing, taxation, and dispute settlement. It describes the most important international organizations, from the Bank of International Settlements to the World Trade Organization, and it examines the important ethical issues of our times with readings and materials on topics such as:

  • the cultural clash of civilizations,
  • the debate over world climate change and the Kyoto Protocol,
  • the regulation of genetically modified foods,
  • the illegal movement of money,
  • the human rights of workers,
  • Third World challenges to intellectual property,
  • the tax advantages of offshore reincorporation, and
  • the pros and cons of globalization.

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August, Ray
Published by Prentice Hall (2000)
ISBN 10: 0130143774 ISBN 13: 9780130143778
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110130143774

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