International Business Transactions

B735 is taught by H. Buxbaum, C. Ochoa

This course is a survey of the legal aspects of international business transactions. It will begin by introducing students to the law environment within which such transactions are negotiated and executed, covering topics such as the role of treaty and customary international law; the regulation of multinational corporations; international dispute resolution; and the extraterritorial application of national law. It will then turn to particular forms of international business transaction. Specific topics to be covered include transnational sales, agency and distribution agreements, foreign direct investment, and international joint ventures.

No business or business-law background is required for this class.