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LAW 724

Legal Aspects of International Business

This course will acquaint the businessperson with the legal aspects of doing business in a global environment. It will include legal considerations relevant to entrepreneurs engaged in import or export and to companies seeking greater presence in foreign countries as well as legal principles applicable to multinational corporations. Topics covered will include: bilateral and multilateral trade agreements including the GATT, the EC and the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement; legal aspects of the international sale of goods; legal aspects of financing international sales of goods; forms of business organization abroad; licensing and franchising; international protection of intellectual property; comparative anti-trust legislation; conflict of laws and international settlement of disputes. Students choosing LAW 724 should be in their graduating year. (Formerly IBS 800)
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

LAW 122

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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