Global Business Law

Principles and Practice of International Commerce and Investment
Author: John Warren Head
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781611631517
Category: Law
Page: 856
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This text, completely updated from the Second Edition, provides students and practitioners of international business law with a clear “story line” that addresses key questions facing international lawyers as they advise clients on a broad range of business issues—especially those of a transactional character. The book's first two chapters are aimed at “orienteering”, to explain (1) where international business law fits within the larger context of international law, (2) what main legal traditions practitioners will face in working with clients and counsel from other cultures, and (3) what sources of assistance are available to facilitate that work (e.g., local counsel, translators, etc.). Chapters 3 to 6 then march the reader through a variety of critical issues on contract drafting, standard terms (e.g., Incoterms), documentary sales transactions, electronic commerce, and more. Chapters 7 and 8 shift the focus away from sales of goods and toward two related forms of international business that stand partway between commerce and investment—namely, licensing of production abroad and international franchising. Then, in Chapters 9, 10, and 11, the book turns to foreign direct investment. Again, the approach is heavily practice-oriented. The book then closes, in Chapters 12 and 13, with a series of “cross-cutting issues” that apply to all forms of international business—including dispute resolution, corrupt practices, wire transfers, anti-competition rules, and the like.This structure to the text of Global Business Law reflects the typical progression of interest and involvement by business organizations in the world of commerce, licensing, and investment. That structure, combined with a practice-oriented approach (giving attention to policy and regulatory matters only to the extent that they bear directly on the practice of international business law), yields a text that can be used not only for students wishing to gain a close familiarity with the subject for the first time, but also for practitioners who want clear answers and guidance, not just questions and readings. Consistent with that approach, the text comes with a set of appendices providing key documentary materials, such as the Vienna Sales Convention, the Uniform Customs and Practice, and a range of treaties, model laws, national legislation, and other legal building blocks. In order to help bring these to life, the text provides helpful chapter overviews, study questions to focus attention on principal points, a streamlined narrative, and extensive illustrations and sample forms.

Global Trade Law

International Business Law of the United Nations and UNIDROIT ; Collection of UNCITRAL's and UNIDROIT's Conventions, Model Acts, Guides and Principles
Author: Ulrich Magnus
Publisher: sellier. european law publ.
ISBN: 3935808356
Category: Law
Page: 535
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This collection contains 26 UNCITRAL- and UNIDROIT-Conventions, Model Acts, Guides and Principles. These rules and regulations appear for the first time in a single volume. They are of essential importance for all practioners and scholars working in the field of international trade law. Contract law in general: UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce (1996) Guide to Enactment of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce (1996) UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures (2001) UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (2004) Sales: United Nation Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) United Nation Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods as amended by the protocol amending the Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods (1974-1980) Services: UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods and Construction (1993) UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services (1994) Guide to Enactment of UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services Transport: United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (1978) United Nations Convention on the Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals in International Trade (1991) CMI/UNCITRAL Draft instrument on the carriage of goods [wholly or partly] [by sea] (2003) Payment and Security: United Nations Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes (1988) United Nations Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit (1995) United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade (2001) UNCITRAL Model Law on International Credit Transfers (1992) UNIDROIT Draft Convention on substantive rules regarding securities held with an intermediary (2004) Other Commercial Contracts: UNIDROIT Convention on International Financial Leasing (1988) UNIDROIT Convention on International Factoring (1988) Property rights: UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects (1995) UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment Arbitration: United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1958) UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (1985) UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules Insolvency: UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency (1997).

Global Business Law

Principles and Practice
Author: David Frisch,Raj Bhala
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780890896839
Category: Law
Page: 1157
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Law and Ethics in Global Business

How to Integrate Law and Ethics into Corporate Governance Around the World
Author: Brian Nelson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113418364X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 312
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This book provides comprehensive and, above all, business focused guidance on the fundamentals of business law and how they should be integrated into ethical and effective business decisions. It concentrates on legal principles and thereby is able to articulate the impact of global business law and its international applications providing a comprehensive overview of the legal and ethical principles which both facilitate and regulate corporate business. This is an ambitious undertaking, yet arguably no more ambitious than the projects undertaken by global business leaders making business decisions around the world. The author combines the expertise of a long-term blue chip law background with the insights of an experienced business educator. Law and Ethics in Global Business is both a comprehensive course book for MBA study and an invaluable business reference source for any executive involved in global business.

Law of Global Commerce

A Tour
Author: David Neipert
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 159
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Filling the void for an international business law reference designed for those with little or no legal background, A Tour of Law for Global Commerce provides an understandable introduction to the basics of what an international business person needs to know in order to function in the international legal environment—including cultural and historical perspectives that affect how laws are applied, how international business disputes are resolved, advertising and marketing regulations and major trading agreements in force— and succeed in the real world of international business. The reference provides a complete overview of the legal systems of the world, economic integration, the law of the oceans and airspace, the laws of customs and immigration, advertising regulations around the world, as well as a panorama of treaties affecting international commerce and a guidebook to international business transactions. For those employed in a job with an international dimension.

Business Law Today, Comprehensive: Text and Cases: Diverse, Ethical, Online, and Global Environment


Author: Roger Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285428935
Category: Education
Page: 1272
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BUSINESS LAW TODAY: COMPREHENSIVE immerses you in the excitement of cutting-edge business law with a wide selection of intriguing new cases and thorough coverage of the latest developments in the field. The Tenth Edition of this successful textbook makes the study of business law appealing and relevant--without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that have made the text a trusted favorite. Each chapter’s visually engaging, time-tested learning tools illustrate how law is applied to real-world business problems--and how landmark cases, statutes, and other laws are having a significant impact on the way businesses operate both within the United States and across the globe. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

International Business Law and Its Environment


Author: Richard Schaffer,Filiberto Agusti,Lucien J. Dhooge
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337645648
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 696
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Today, no business is purely domestic. Even the smallest local firms are affected by global competition and world events. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW AND ITS ENVIRONMENT, 10E provides complete, inviting coverage of the legal implications and ramifications of doing business internationally. Readers examine the cultural, political, economic, and ethical issues that today’s global business managers face. With a focus on trade, the licensing of intellectual property, and foreign direct investment, this edition examines the three major forms of doing business in a foreign country. Real examples, precedent-setting cases, managerial implications, and ethical considerations further emphasize key principles. From the legal relationship between parties in an international business transaction to managing risk to the special challenges of conducting business in emerging economies, readers review the most common practices and critical issues in global business law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Global Business, Local Law

The Indian Legal System as a Communal Resource in Foreign Investment Relations
Author: Amanda Perry-Kessaris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317128087
Category: Law
Page: 198
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This volume establishes a theoretical framework for exploring the role of host state legal systems (courts and bureaucracies) in mediating relations between foreign investment, civil society and government actors. It then demonstrates the application of that framework in the context of the south Indian city of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore). Drawing on the 'law-and-community' approach of Roger Cotterrell, the volume identifies three mechanisms through which law might, in theory, ensure that social relations are productive: by expressing any mutual trust which may hold actors together, by ensuring that actors participate fully in social life and by coordinating the differences that hold actors apart. Empirical data reveals that each of these legal mechanisms is at work in Bengaluru. However, their operation is limited and skewed by the extent to which actors use, abuse and/or avoid them. Furthermore, these legal mechanisms are being eroded as a direct result of the World Bank's 'investment climate' discourse, which privileges the interests and values of foreign investors over those of other actors.

Business Law in the Global Market Place


Author: Peter Nayler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136423559
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 9987

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The study of Law forms a component of many undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Its inclusion does not aim to equip business practitioners with skill and expertise to render professional legal advice unnecessary, but more to provide a legal framework of reference in which both strategic and more immediate business issues can be placed. Equipping managers with a basic understanding of how law impacts upon business activity can help them avoid legal pitfalls in the first place or at least identify potential problems at an early stage, to avoid inconvenience and cost. International business can present problems that are not present in a purely domestic transaction. Any law component in a management program should embrace it and by doing so the business practitioner can be familiarized with the wider picture in which modern business, aided by technological development, is increasingly practiced.

Rules and Networks

The Legal Culture of Global Business Transactions
Author: Richard P. Appelbaum,William L. F. Felstiner,Volkmar Gessner
Publisher: Hart Publishing
ISBN: 1841132969
Category: Law
Page: 427
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International business transactions are heavily influenced by culture, practice and rule. The pursuit of business relationships within nation-states can be subject to differences in the generation of norms and the processing of disputes, but these conflicts are magnified many times over in cross-border transactions where nation-state control and support is weak or absent. This book seeks different explanations of the ways in which business people and their legal advisers try to minimize the effect of these magnified difficulties. At the outset, four sources are suggested through which the international business community might be considered to have supplemented nation-state conflict prevention and dispute resolution institutions - an international legal order, the development of a private normative order based on common business practices (denominated the lex mercatoria), through the efforts and work product of internationalized law firms, and by means of extensive, thick personal relationships often referred to by their Chinese term guanxi. Since most explanations are dominated by North American and European legal scholarship and practice, a second concern of this book is to open up the discussion to competing explanatory frameworks. Specifically, it develops the notion that global legal convergence may not be the immediate, inevitable result of increased global economic interaction. Rather, less formal mechanisms for achieving normative understanding and predictability in business dealings may also flourish.

Corporate and Employment Perspectives in a Global Business Environment


Author: Boel Flodgren
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 904112537X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 201
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In today's society, the foreground of deliberation-in politics, legislation, judicial decisions, even war is increasingly experienced by citizens as a mask for the working out of norms and institutions the precise nature of which eludes us. We are accustomed to looking behind every news item, often feeling that the real decisions are made by other people than those who seem to be in power, or that events are merely driven by facts on the ground or unconscious motives. To consider global business activity, and especially employment issues, in this experiential context is a daring and provocative challenge one which was taken up in August 2004 under the sponsorship of the Department of Business Law at Lund University. This remarkable book presents a rich sampling of what was said at that unique symposium among a group of notable authorities in law, business, and international relations. The seventeen authors whose contributions appear in this book bring their lucid perspectives to bear on the vital and complex issues that emerge from the contemplation of the territory where the rule of law encounters global business interests. These perspectives encompass such factors as the following: the role of the expert; global extension of the nation-state model; the effect of development aid on legal systems in developing countries; WTO rules and dispute settlement; the most favoured nation (MFN) principle; efforts to harmonise contract law; international taxation; multinational corporate behaviour; the search for fair labour standards; the clash of economic law and labour law; corporate social responsibility; and alternative dispute resolution in international trade. Underlying all the essays is the insight that, although there is no established global law and no global law-giver, yet there is no national law that is not deeply affected by the globalisation of markets. Collectively, these authors provide a deeper and truer vision of the real global legal regime that is rapidly taking shape. The powerful impetus this book provides toward an understanding of actually developing global governance and global justice will be of great value to all who wish to see a balance struck among economic, environmental, and social interests in our world.

Business Law in the Global Marketplace

The Effects on International Business
Author: Peter Nayler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750660058
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 261
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The study of Law forms a component of many undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Its inclusion does not aim to equip business practitioners with skill and expertise to render professional legal advice unnecessary, but more to provide a legal framework of reference in which both strategic and more immediate business issues can be placed. Equipping managers with a basic understanding of how law impacts upon business activity can help them avoid legal pitfalls in the first place or at least identify potential problems at an early stage, to avoid inconvenience and cost. International business can present problems that are not present in a purely domestic transaction. Any law component in a management program should embrace it and by doing so the business practitioner can be familiarized with the wider picture in which modern business, aided by technological development, is increasingly practiced.

Global Economic Watch: Impact on Business Law


Author: Global Economics Crisis Resource Center
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538754451
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 32
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This printed module for the Business Law ebook discusses the historical context of the global economic crisis. This module also provides learning goals, key terms and digital access to the entire Global Economic Crisis Resource Center. Please visit www.cengage.com/gec. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Law, Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment


Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467299278
Category: Education
Page: 538
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Business Law, Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment. In this book, you will learn topics such as Business and the Constitution, Business Ethics, Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, Crimes, and Intentional Torts plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Business Law, The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment


Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467299952
Category: Education
Page: 540
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Business Law, The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment. In this book, you will learn topics such as Business and the Constitution, Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance ..., Crimes, and Intentional Torts plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Transnational Corporations and International Law

Accountability in the Global Business Environment
Author: Alice De Jonge
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 0857930397
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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This well-documented work will appeal to corporate leaders interested in understanding the related practicalities of international corporate liability as well as post-graduate students in international business and international policy studies. Policymakers, academics and researchers interested in a unique perspective on the future of the global corporation as an internationally responsible global citizen will find much to inte rest them in this book.

ACCA F4 Corporate and Business Law (Global)


Author: BPP Learning Media
Publisher: BPP Learning Media
ISBN: 1509709819
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 386
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BPP Learning Media is an ACCA Approved Content Provider. Our partnership with ACCA means that our Study Texts, Practice & Revision Kits and iPass (for CBE papers only) are subject to a thorough ACCA examining team review. Our suite of study tools will provide you with all the accurate and up-to-date material you need for exam success.

International Business Law

Text, Cases, and Readings
Author: Ray August,Don Mayer,Michael B. Bixby
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136008644
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 765
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August, 5e emphasizes the diversity and similarity of how firms are currently regulated and governed around the world. Structure of the legal environment for global business, international relations, multinational enterprises, dispute settlement across national borders, rules for global trade in goods and services, and legal issues involving foreign investment, intellectual property, money and banking, slaes, transportation, financing, and taxation. For professionals who would like to understand about recent trends in the legal environment for global business.

Business Law: Text and Cases: Legal, Ethical, Global, and Corporate Environment


Author: Kenneth Clarkson,Roger Miller,Frank Cross
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538470828
Category: Education
Page: 1392
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Comprehensive, authoritative, and student-friendly, longtime market-leader BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND CASES LEGAL, ETHICAL, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT delivers an ideal blend of classic black letter law and cutting-edge coverage of contemporary issues and cases. The first text to implement an undergraduate-oriented pedagogy with traditional law school-like content, BUSINESS LAW continues to set the standard for excellence. The text combines the benefits of a black letter law approach with a strong student orientation, making the law accessible, interesting, and relevant for readers. The cases, content, and features of the Twelfth Edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in business law. An excellent assortment of included cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions, and ethical, global, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. In addition, numerous critical-thinking exercises challenge students to apply what they’ve learned to real-world issues, and the text offers an unmatched range of support materials including innovative online teaching and learning resources. It’s no wonder that BUSINESS LAW is used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.