Law for Global Commerce

Law for Global Commerce : A Tour

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For undergraduate-level courses in International Business Law. Filling the void for an international business law reference designed for students 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. Comprehensive discussions of topics such as 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 are designed to prepare students to succeed in the real world of international business.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 159 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 12.7mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130408735
  • 9780130408730

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LAW OF GLOBAL COMMERCE: A TOUR presents the background necessary for addressing legal problems that international business people encounter. Prepare transactions based on the principles of national legal systems. Resolve disputes between governmental procedures.show more

Table of contents

I. LEGAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD. 1. Our Tour Begins: The Dawn of Law. 2. A Tour of Romano-Germanic Law. 3. A Tour of the Legal System of England. 4. A Tour of the Law of the USA. 5. A Tour of the Law of Islamic Nations. 6. A Tour of the Law of India. 7. A Tour of the Law of China. 8. A Tour of the Law of Japan. II. AN EXCURSION TO THE WORLD OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION. 9. A Side Trip Through the Treaties of Regional Integration. 10. A Side Trip to MERCOSUR. 11. A Side Trip to Free Trade in North America (NAFTA). 12. A Side Trip to Economic Integration in Western Europe. III. THE LAW OF THE OCEANS AND AIRSPACE. 13. A Cruise Through the Law of the Sea. 14. A Flight Through the Law of the Sky. IV. CLEARING THE LAW OF CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION. 15. A Stroll Through Immigration Law. 16. A Stroll Through Customs Law. V. THE REGULATION OF ADVERTISING AROUND THE WORLD. 17. A Jaunt Around the Law of Advertising in the Americas. 18. A Visit to the Regulation of Advertising in West Europe. 19. An Overview of Advertising Laws in the Rest of the World. VI. A PANORAMA OF TREATIES AFFECTING INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE. 20. An Expedition to the World of Commercial Treaties. 21. An Expedition to the World Trade Organization. VII. A GUIDEBOOK TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS. 22. A Guidebook to International Sales Transactions. 23. A Guidebook to International Investments. 24. A Guidebook to International Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights.show more

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"...I particularly enjoyed the first section, 'Legal Systems of the World'. The historical background provided in these chapters I had not encountered in other books." - Dr. Robert Girling, Sonoma State University "...I do like his breadth of subject coverage." - Dr. Peter Banfe, Ohio Northern University "... excellent writing... great narration... exhaustive content coverage..." - Mustafa Savliwala, Davenport Universityshow more

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