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 introduces students to the international legal environment within which such transactions are negotiated, executed, and enforced. This environment involves treaty and customary international law; the regulation of multinational corporations; international dispute resolution; and the extraterritorial application of national law. After setting the legal environment, the course analyzes important types of international business transactions, including transnational sales, agency and distribution agreements, foreign direct investment, and international joint ventures. No business or businesslaw background is required to take this course.