INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW AND ITS ENVIRONMENT, 8e, International Edition centers on the basic market-entry strategies most firms deploy as they expand into international markets: trade in goods and services, protecting and licensing intellectual property, and foreign direct investment. Interweaving the law with ethics-related issues, the text shows how individual firms manage these strategies in different ways while discussing the latest political, economic, and legal developments around the world. Helpful features such as case examples, end-of-chapter questions, and ethics activities help solidify your understanding of the material.
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PART I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS. 1. Introduction to International Business. 2. International Law and Comparative Legal Systems. 3. Dispute Resolution in the Global Marketplace. PART II: INTERNATIONAL SALES, CREDITS, AND THE COMMERCIAL TRANSACTION. 4. Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. 5. Documentary Transactions and the Risk of Loss. 6. Legal Issues in International Transportation. 7. Letters of Credit: Law and Banking Practice. PART III: INTERNATIONAL AND U.S. TRADE LAW. 8. National Lawmaking Powers and the Regulation of U.S. Trade. 9. GATT and the World Trade Organization: Fundamental Principles. 10. Laws Governing Access to Foreign Markets. 11. Exporting to the United States: Import Competition and Unfair Trade Laws. 12. Exporting to the United States: Customs and Tariff Laws. 13. Export Regulation and Enforcement. 14. Doing Business Under the North American Free Trade Agreement. 15. Regional Trade Areas in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. PART IV: REGULATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE. 16. International Marketing Law. 17. Intellectual Property Law. 18. Host Country Takings and Controls on Foreign Direct Investment. 19. Comparative Labor and Employment Law. 20. International Business and Environmental Protection. 21. Competition Law and Business Regulation. Appendix A: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Appendix B: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Appendix C: Multilateral Agreements on Trade in Goods (Selected Provisions). Appendix D: General Agreement on Trade in Services (Selected Provisions). Appendix E: Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property. Appendix F: North American Free Trade Agreement. INDEX.About the Author :
Lucien Dhooge is the Sue and John Staton Professor of Law at the College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he teaches international business law and ethics, and serves as director of the global executive M.B.A. program and area coordinator in law and ethics. Prior to his tenure with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Professor Dhooge practiced law for eleven years and served on the faculty of the University of the Pacific in California for twelve. He has authored more than fifty scholarly articles, co-authored five books, and is a past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal and Journal of Legal Studies Education. Professor Dhooge has presented throughout the United States, as well as in Asia, Europe, and South America, and has received numerous research and teaching awards, including six Ralph C. Hoeber Awards for excellence in published research. After completing an undergraduate degree in history at the University of Colorado, Professor Dhooge earned his J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law and his LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Richard Schaffer, J.D., LL.M. is a retired Professor Emeritus of Business Law in the Department of Finance of the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University. He taught for twenty-five years in the areas of business law, international business transactions, and the law of international trade and investment, and founded the university's international business and business study abroad programs. Prior to academia, Professor Schaffer worked with the United Nations examining the relationship between corrupt practices, multinational corporations, and socio-economic development. He also served as rapporteur of UN working groups on international economic crime. He has consulted for business schools and industry trade groups, as well as industry. Professor Schaffer received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi and his LL.M. from New York University.
Beverley Earle is a Professor and Chair of the Law, Taxation and Financial Planning Department, at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts where she has been on the faculty since 1983. She teaches international business law at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as courses on the legal environment of business and law and society. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Boston University and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. Her law review articles have been published by universities including U.C. Berkeley, Northwestern, Cornell and University of Iowa (forthcoming) to mention a few. She has received numerous awards including the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Holmes-Cardozo award as well as Bentley’s Scholar of the Year, Innovation in Teaching Award and Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award. She is past President of the International Section of the ALSB. Since 2006, she has been an appointee to the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers Hearing Committee on Attorney Discipline.
Filiberto Agusti is a partner in the international law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, where he has practiced law since 1978. He represents governments, multinational corporations, manufacturers, and investors in international arbitrations, lawsuits between multinational enterprises, and transactional negotiations. His work involves disputes and negotiations over international infrastructure, power generation facilities, cross-border corporate acquisitions, international joint ventures, and bankruptcy reorganizations. Mr. Agusti has authored articles for the Harvard Law Review and other legal publications, is a frequent speaker at professional seminars around the world, and regularly comments on legal issues on camera for Univisión, Telemundo, and CNN en Español. Mr. Agusti was a law clerk to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and received his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Harvard Law Review.
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