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International Business Transactions: Introduction

Research Guides

Research guides are good for gaining an understanding of the legal system of a country or for learning about available resources.

Background Sources

These sources may provide a good place to get an overview before starting your research:

  • Getting the Deal Through (Bloomberg Law [Get B-Law Id])
    • Comparative guides to law and regulation in 42 practice areas (banking regulation, cartel regulation, securities finance) & over 100 jurisdiction
    • Select "Books & Treatises
  • International Business Transactions
    • Practical business contract information--including a guide to international business developments and sample forms.
  • The Law of International Business Transactions (2013)
    • Available on WestlawNext.
    • Examines the key issues affecting international transactions, with specific focus on securities, tax, contracts, investments, jurisdictions, U.S. export controls and compliance, and antitrust issues.
  • International Business Transactions in a Nutshell (2012)
    •   Basic overview of IBT issues.
  • The Max Planck Encyclopedia of European Private Law (2012)
    •   Covers national and transnational private law -- Europe only.
  • Trans-Lex (a free research and codification platform for transnational law).
    • Search or browse basic principles of transnational law.  Links to sources and materials.

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