The Fourth Edition Transnational Business Problems combines the best aspects of a conceptual, systemic approach and a problems approach. It provides a sophisticated intellectual framework for understanding the most significant contractual and regulatory issues in international business. At 648 pages this compact book is ideal for a one-semester course.
Author: Detlev F. Vagts,William S. Dodge,Harold Hongju Koh
From its earliest decisions in the 1790s, the US Supreme Court has used international law to help resolve major legal controversies. This book presents a comprehensive account of the Supreme Court's use of international law from its inception to the present day. Addressing treaties, the direct application of customary international law and the use of international law as an interpretive tool, this book examines all the cases or lines of cases in which international law has played a material role, showing how the Court's treatment of international law both changed and remained consistent over the period. Although there was substantial continuity in the Supreme Court's international law doctrine through the end of the nineteenth century, the past century has been a time of tremendous doctrinal change. Few aspects of the Court's international law doctrine remain the same in the twenty-first century as they were two hundred years ago.
Author: David L. Sloss,Michael D. Ramsey,William S. Dodge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The 2015 volume of Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers is a collection of important works in the field written by the speakers at the 2015 Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation.
Author: Arthur W. Rovine
Category: Business & Economics
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
In developing countries, because of economic development pressures that deeply pervade all aspects of enterprise, international business transactions give rise to crucial issues that practitioners cannot afford to ignore. In this new book Rumu Sarkar, whose Development Law and International Finance has quickly taken its place as the preeminent theoretical analysis of the new legal discipline of development law, at last gives busy lawyers engaged in international business as practical a text as they could desire. Transnational Business Law shows that the decisions and strategies of lawyers involved in the hectic daily routines of creating and executing cross-border transactions can serve the best interests not only of their businesses but of economic development as well. In essence, this is a classic international business transactions handbook, with the overarching dimension of development law added. It offers detailed principles for structuring transactions, negotiating the underlying finance and related documents, and navigating dispute resolution mechanisms. It provides annotated forms, negotiating exercises, hypothetical examples, and actual case summaries and analyses. It presents economic development issues as they arise in such areas of activity as the following: cross-border financing of goods and services, technology transfers, and intellectual capital; structuring cross-border transactions through private equity, corporate debt, and multilateral development bank financing; managing commercial risks; negotiating debt work-outs for non-performing loans; mitigating non-commercial risks through credit enhancement strategies such as obtaining political risk insurance; and contracting for arbitration or other dispute resolution methods. Important factors such as 'long-arm' U.S. law, international legal regulation of business conduct, and relevant underlying local law and local legal traditions are all brought to bear on the issues when appropriate. Transnational Business Law will be especially useful to practitioners in developing countries whose legal decisions in relation to cross-border transactions often involve critical economic and political ramifications. Through her detailed exploration of how international transactions unfold within the context of economic development, Professor Sarkar greatly enhances the growth of a commitment among the international business community to achieve mutually constructive ways to conduct business between developed and developing countries.
A Development Law Perspective
Author: Rumu Sarkar
This tribute to Professor Detlev Vagts of the Harvard Law School brings together his colleagues at Harvard and the American Society of International Law, as well as academics, judges and practitioners, many of them his former students. Their essays span the entire spectrum of modern transnational law: international law in general; transnational economic law; and transnational lawyering and dispute resolution. The contributors evaluate established fields of transnational law, such as the protection of property and investment, and explore new areas of law which are in the process of detaching themselves from the nation-state such as global administrative law and the regulation of cross-border lawyering. The implications of decentralised norm-making, the proliferation of dispute settlement mechanisms and the rising backlash against global legal interdependence in the form of demands for preserving state legal autonomy are also examined.
Essays in Honour of Detlev Vagts
Author: Pieter H. F. Bekker,Rudolf Dolzer,Michael Waibel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Transnational Management provides an integrated conceptual framework to guide students and instructors through the challenges facing today's multinational enterprises. Through text narrative and cases, the authors skilfully examine the development of strategy, organizational capabilities, and management roles and responsibilities for operating in the global economy. The key concepts are developed in eight chapters that are supplemented by carefully selected practical case studies from world-leading case writers. All chapters have been revised and updated for this eighth edition to reflect the latest thinking in transnational management while retaining the book's strong integrated conceptual framework. Ten new cases have been added, and four others updated. A full range of online support materials are available, including detailed case teaching notes, almost 200 PowerPoint slides, and a test bank. Suitable for MBA, executive education and senior undergraduate students studying international management, international business or global strategy courses, Transnational Management offers a uniquely global perspective on the subject.
Text and Cases in Cross-Border Management
Author: Christopher A. Bartlett,Paul W. Beamish
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Business & Economics
International Investment Law in Latin America: Problems and Prospects analyses the trend from enthusiasm to diffidence Latin American countries have recently undergone towards investment law. Experts draw lessons from the Continent’s past experiences while identifying possible solutions to the important challenges it faces. En Derecho Internacional de las Inversiones en América Latina: Problemas y Perspectivas, la tendencia desde el entusiasmo a la desconfianza de los países latinoamericanos hacia esta rama del derecho es analizada, en búsqueda de posibles soluciones a los importantes desafíos que actualmente enfrenta esa región.
Problems and Prospects / Problemas y Perspectivas
Author: Attila Tanzi,Alessandra Asteriti,Rodrigo Polanco Lazo,Paolo Turrini
Author: Jan Hendrik Dalhuisen
Category: Commercial law
Focusing on private international business transactions, this book covers the planning, structure, and implementation of these transactions in today’s global economy. New Key Features New Supreme Court jurisprudence on international litigation and arbitration. New developments in international investment law. New cases on corporate social responsibility.
Problems, Cases, and Materials
Author: Daniel C.K. Chow
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Author: United States. Supreme Court
Category: Constitutional law
Focuses on the rules-based multilateral trading system created by GATT, as greatly expanded and elaborated by the establishment of the World Trade Organization in 1995. Particular emphasis is given to the rich and detailed jurisprudence developed by the WTO's Appellate Body. Includes the impact of international economic interdependence and the struggle of legal institutions to cope with this and other aspects of globalization. Offers a basic understanding of the international economic system as it operates in real life, and as it is constrained or aided by a number of fundamental legal institutions, including national and international constitutional documents and processes.
Cases, Materials and Text on the National and International Regulation of Transnational Economic Relations
Author: John Howard Jackson,William J. Davey,A. O. Sykes
Publisher: West Academic
Fully revised to incorporate recent developments, this fourth edition of Understanding Global Security analyses the variety of ways in which people's lives are threatened and/or secured in contemporary global politics. The traditional focus of Security Studies texts: war, deterrence and terrorism, are analysed alongside non-military security issues such as famine, crime, disease, disasters, environmental degradation and human rights abuses to provide a comprehensive survey of how and why people are killed in the contemporary world. This new edition features: Greater coverage of the evolving theoretical literature on security, including more analysis of critical theory perspectives and emerging schools of thought. Reflections on recent developments in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. New data and cases on poverty, hunger and depression and greater analysis of the social and political implications of the prolonged period of stagnation the global economy has gone through. New content reflecting the recent resurgence in populist nationalism evident in the election of Trump in the USA, the UK’s exit from the EU and the authoritarian turn taken in many countries. Analysis of the 2015 Paris climate change treaty and the international responses to recent pandemics such as Ebola and Zika A new section has been included on suicide, plugging a gap evident in the earlier editions. User-friendly and easy to follow, this highly acclaimed and popular academic textbook is designed to make a complex subject accessible to all and will continue to be essential reading for everyone interested in security.
Author: Peter Hough
Category: Political Science
This textbook introduces students to the important concepts of global marketing today, and their managerial implications. Designed to be shorter than many other textbooks, Global Marketing focuses on getting to the point faster. Increasingly, marketing activities must be integrated at a global level. Yet, the enduring influence of culture requires marketers to adapt local strategies in light of cultural differences. Global Marketing takes a similar strategic approach, recognizing the need to address both the forces of globalization and those of localization. Other key features include: Coverage of often overlooked topics, such as the competitive rise of China’s state-owned enterprises; the importance of diasporas as target markets; and the emerging threat to legitimate marketers from transnational criminal organizations A chapter dedicated to understanding global and local competitors, setting the stage for ongoing discussion of both buyers and competitors in an increasingly competitive global marketplace Extensive real-life examples and cases from developed and emerging markets, including insights into the often-overlooked markets of Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East Written in a student-friendly style, previous editions have received praise from both students and instructors. This edition continues to build on this strong foundation, making this the book of choice for students of global marketing classes.
Author: Kate Gillespie,H. David Hennessey
Category: Business & Economics
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress
Author: United States. Congress
This law school casebook supplement reflects the major lines of Supreme Court authority, placing cases within an historical context and organizational framework appropriate for law students. Focuses on the structure of the Constitution and its reconstruction, both by amendment and by judicial interpretation. Does not cover the First Amendment. This supplement covers the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions from the current term, plus additional notes, questions, and review problems built around these cases and other developing areas of American Constitutional Law.
Structure and Reconstruction - Cases, Notes, and Problems
Author: Charles A. Shano
Publisher: Thomson West
The fourth edition of The Process of Economic Development offers a thorough and up-to-date treatment of development economics. This landmark text will continue to be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and researchers in the fields of development economics and development studies. The new edition has been revised and updated throughout, reflecting the most recent developments in research and incorporating the latest empirical data, as well as key theoretical advances. The period since the publication of the third edition of The Process of Economic Development has been a time of immense change in the developing world. The period has seen huge economic growth in China, economic restructuring in India and the continuing impact of environmental issues such as climate change. The fourth edition reflects these developments, as well as including numerous case studies and new material on the following: transnational corporations and labor in export processing zones industrial policy and structural change gender inequality, income distribution and development progress towards the Millennium Development Goals technology and national innovation systems aid and the least developed nations the post debt crisis era and debt relief for Africa. Cypher’s comprehensive account remains the development economics text par excellence, as it takes a much more practical, hands-on view of the issues facing developing countries than other, overly mathematical texts. This book is unique in its scope and in the detailed attention it gives to the historical contexts that have influenced progress toward development. It is accessibly written both for students of economics and for those with an interest in the many aspects of development studies.
Author: James Cypher
Category: Business & Economics
This cutting-edge and comprehensive fourth edition of Women’s Lives: A Psychological Perspective integrates the most current research and social issues to explore the psychological diversity of girls and women varying in age, ethnicity, social class, nationality, sexual orientation, and ableness. Written in an engaging and accessible manner, its use of vignettes, quotes, and numerous pedagogical tools effectively fosters students’ engagement, active learning, critical thinking, and social activism. New information covered includes: neoliberal feminism, standpoint theory, mujerista psychology (Chapter 1) LGBT individuals and individuals with disabilities in media (Chapter 2) testosterone testing of female athletes, precarious manhood (Chapter 3) raising a gender non-conforming child, impact of social media on body image (Chapter 4) gender differences in narcissism and Big Five personality traits, women video-game designers (Chapter 5) asexuality, transgender individuals, sexual agency, "Viagra for women" controversy (Chapter 6) adoption of frozen embryos controversy (Chapter 7) intensive mothering, integrated motherhood, "living apart together", same-sex marriage (Chapter 8) single-sex schooling controversy (Chapter 9) combat roles opened to U.S. women, managerial derailment (Chapter 10) work-hours dilemmas of low-wage workers (Chapter 11) feminist health care model, health care for transgender individuals, Affordable Care Act (Chapter 12) feminist critique of CDC guidelines on women and drinking (Chapter 13) cyberharassment, gendertrolling, campus sexual assault (Chapter 14) transnational feminism, men and feminism (Chapter 15) Women’s Lives stands apart from other texts on the psychology of women because it embeds within each topical chapter a lifespan approach and robust coverage of the impact of social, cultural, and economic factors in shaping women’s lives around the world. It provides extensive information on women with disabilities, middle-aged and older women, and women in transnational contexts. Its up-to-date coverage reflects current scientific and social developments, including over 2,200 new references. This edition also adds several new boxed features for student engagement. In The News boxes present current, often controversial, news items to get students thinking critically about real-life applications of course topics. Get Involved boxes encourage students to actively participate in the research process. What You Can Do boxes give students applied activities to promote a more egalitarian society. Learn About the Research boxes expose students to a variety of research methods and highlight the importance of diversity in research samples by including studies of underrepresented groups.
A Psychological Exploration, Fourth Edition
Author: Claire A. Etaugh,Judith S. Bridges
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Category: Social Science
International Trade Law offers a clear overview of the complexities of an international sale transaction through informed analysis of case law, legislation, and international conventions and rules. Fully updated with changes to the law and new directions in legal debate, this new edition considers: Standard trade terms including INCOTERMS 2010, the Convention on International Sales of Goods 1980 and the UNIDROIT Principles for International Commercial Contracts E-Commerce issues, including electronic bills of lading Insurance and payment mechanisms, such as letters of credit and the UCP 600 International transportation of cargo, including the Rotterdam Rules Dispute resolution (including jurisdiction, applicable law, arbitration and mediation), with particular reference to the relevant EU regulations and the developing case-law thereon Corruption and anti-corruption conventions, including the UK Bribery Act 2010 and developments relating to deferred prosecution agreements In addition to clarifying a range of topics through tables and diagrams, the book directs readers to relevant further reading and online resources throughout, offering students an accessible resource to this often challenging area of the law.
Author: Indira Carr,Peter Stone