INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW has an approach that somewhat differentiates it from other international business law texts on the market ' its focus on transactional business takes the reader from inception through the successfully completed transaction, covering all the relevant risks and topics along the way. Importing and exporting, transport of goods, contractual obligations and law, finance, countertrade, dispute resolution, intellectual property licensing, and electronic commerce are all covered. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW is very practitioner-oriented and provides numerous practical tips and applications throughout to guide readers through how to successfully engage in and conduct international business transactions.
Table of Contents
PART 1. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS. 1. Introduction to International Business Transactions. 2. The Ethics of International Business. 3. Strategies for International Business. 4. International Commercial Dispute Resolution. PART 2. TRADE REGULATION. 5. International Trade Regulation. 6. National Import and Export Regulation. PART 3. INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTING. 7. International Contract Law. 8. International Sales Law. PART 4. EXPORTING AND IMPORTING: THE DOCUMENTARY TRANSACTION AND TRADE FINANCE. 9. The Documentary Transaction. 10. Transport of Goods. 11. International Trade Finance. PART 5. SALES OF SERVICES, LICENSING OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS. 12. Sale of Services. 13. Law of Intellectual Property Rights. 14. Intellectual Property Licensing. 15. Electronic Business Transactions. APPENDICES. A. United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. B. Uniform Commercial Code (Selected Provisions). C. Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (Selected Provisions). D. Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Selected Provisions). E. Excerpts from International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bill of Lading (?Hague Rules?).