Area of Study & Practice
- International, Transnational, and Comparative Law
International Business Transactions
Examines the legal framework of the international sales transaction including the commercial terms of the sales agreement (FOB, CIF, etc.), shipping contracts, insurance, financing arrangements (letters of credit, electronic transfers, etc.), and customs documentation. Will also examine the foreign direct investment transaction, international franchise and distribution agreements, and contracts for the transfer of technology. The regulation of international business will be reviewed with special attention to the World Trade Organization agreements and regional trade areas. Finally, dispute resolution will be considered with emphasis on choice of law and forum, arbitration, and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments.
Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.