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261.1 sec. 001 - International Business Transactions (Spring 2020)

Instructor: Katerina Linos  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3

Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.

Meeting:

    TuTh 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
    Location: Law 12
    From January 14, 2020
    To April 24, 2020

Course Start: January 14, 2020
Course End: April 24, 2020
Class Number: 31987

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 33
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 41
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM


This course analyzes the contractual and regulatory issues that might arise when a business transaction involves international elements. Typical examples of such transactions include: concluding a supply deal with foreign providers, acquiring a foreign company, seeking financing from foreign investors, and financing a foreign company through the U.S. markets.

We will examine the background rules governing international business, including the extraterritorial application of domestic law and the role of international law in the US system. We will also study parties’ freedom in choice of law and dispute resolution fora, including both courts and arbitral tribunals. We will discuss common transaction structures, as well as regulatory approvals needed to complete transactions, such as approvals from antitrust authorities or privacy regulators. We will then assess the main risks associated with a cross-border transaction, including foreign torts and dealing with sovereigns, and discuss contractual devices used to limit these risks’ impact.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Business Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
International and Comparative Law

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Books:
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  • Transnational Business Problems (Casebook)
    Vagts
    Edition: 6th 2019
    ISBN: 9781683286523
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $235.00
    Price Source: user provided

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