Law is the language of business, and a knowledge of the law is just as essential for the businessman who wishes to understand the legal setting of international business as it is for lawyers. With this thought in mind, the author has written, in a highly readable and understandable style, the book offers an introduction for business executives and entrepreneurs. The book will also be a valuable sourcebook for either graduate and or undergraduate courses in international business or business law. Topics covered include: The Diversity of Legal Settings; Sovereign Immunity and extraterritoriality; The Movement of Goods; Some Special Commercial Practices and Regulations; Property Rights; Company Law and Securities; Labour Relations; Taxation; The Future.
Before his retirement, Bernard Sarachek was Professor of Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City. He taught courses in international business and was a senior Fullbright-Hays lecturer in Pakistan and Malaysia. He is the author of numerous articles on management and economic development abroad.