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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Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.
- TuTh 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Law 12
From January 14, 2020
To April 24, 2020
Course End: April 24, 2020
Class Number: 31987
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.
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Required Books are in blue
- Transnational Business Problems (Casebook)
Edition: 6th 2019
e-Book Available: unknown
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price Source: user provided