BUSI 897: Legal Aspects of Int Business

Class Program

Legal Aspects of International Business provides the framework for doing business across the national borders, taking into account both the similarities and differences of the legal systems of various countries and providing a hierarchy of rules for resolving conflicts of laws. This course introduces the student to the laws and regulations applicable to international contracts from single transactions for goods and services to long term-business relationships such as agency, distribution, licenses, and joint venture. Students will learn about corporate legal structures, trade finance, project finance, payment systems, transportation and logistics, intellectual property, human rights and environmental protection. Students will apply legal reasoning to international business cases and practical business problems.