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.show more