261.1 sec. 001 - International Business Transactions (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Katerina Linos (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
- W 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
From August 19, 2020
To November 24, 2020
Course End: November 24, 2020
Class Number: 32744
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 11/28 11:41 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)
Publisher: West Academic
e-Book Available: Yes
e-Book procurement note: https://www.westacademic.com/Vagts-Dodge-Buxbaum-and-Kohs-Transnational-Business-Problems-6th-9781683286523
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