International Business Law: International Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Ray A. August / Don Mayer / Michael Bixby  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
736
Pub.-date
September 2012
ISBN13
9780273768616
ISBN
0273768611
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Description

For upper-level undergraduate and MBA students enrolled in an international business law course.

 

August emphasizes the diversity and similarity of how firms are currently regulated and governed around the world.

Features

For upper-level undergraduate and MBA students enrolled in an international business law course.

 

August emphasizes the diversity and similarity of how firms are currently regulated and governed around the world.


Case Studies. The cases in this text have been selected for their importance and currency, which have been drawn from a wide range of geographical settings.

 

Casepoint. Each case has a summary at the end, or “Casepoint,” that gives students an overview of the most important point or points that the case illustrates.

 

Readings. The readings in this text reflect the controversies and challenges facing domestic and international legal systems to help students understanding the issues around the world.  Some topics include:

  • Challenges facing the World Bank
  • Issues facing investors of developing nations
  • Offshore financial havens
  • The International Court of Justice
  • Protection of the environment
  • Cross border banking
  • Ownership of financial funds

 

New to this Edition

Offer the latest information: This edition includes the following items:

  • New Cases, including:   
    • United States--European Communities--Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft (the Airbus case)
    • L'Oreal v. E-Bay
    • Assicurazioni Generali v. Black & Veatch
  • New Imagery. Today’s students are highly visual so we have added more graphics, charts, and photos.
  • Internet Boxes. Throughout the book websites that students will find valuable are highlighted. 
  • New Readings, including:
    • Eurozone crisis
    • UN's Global Compact and Millenium Development Goals
    • Work of businesses and NGOs partnering with the UN, state responsibility and corporate responsibility with regard to terrorists (including Chiquita's pament to Colombian terrorist organizations)
    • The growing controversies over ICSID investment arbitration
    • Ongoing global climate change negotiations to replace the Kyoto Protocol
    • China's refusal to accept the doctrine of restrictive sovereign immunity
    • The ISO 26,000 standards for corporate social responsibility
    • The growing trend toward anti-corruption legislation
    • The potential fall of the US dollar as an international currency reserve
    • New developments in the World Bank
    • The U.S.-E.U. Airbus dispute at the WTO
    • Developments in protection of intellectual property around the world
    • International labor and employment issues

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to International and Comparative Law    
Chapter 2: State Responsibility and Environmental Protection    
Chapter 3: Dispute Settlement 
Chapter 4: The Multinational Enterprise 
Chapter 5: Foreign Investment 
Chapter 6: Money and Banking  
Chapter 7: Trade in Goods  
Chapter 8: Services and Labor     
Chapter 9: Intellectual Property
Chapter 10: Sales 
Chapter 11: Transportation 
Chapter 12: Financing    


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