5th Edition

A Basic Guide to International Business Law




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ISBN 9789001899783
May 27, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
224 Pages 11 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

A Basic Guide to International Business Law aims to give students an understanding as well as practical knowledge of legal problems arising in the area of international business, and to equip them with the skills needed to prevent and tackle these problems.

All Chapters employ the same didactic structure. Introductory case studies, examples, annotated case law, glossaries, diagrams, summaries and exercises are all designed to familiarize students quickly with relevant aspects of international (business) law. A Basic Guide to International Business Law deals with the following topics:

• Introduction to International Private Law and European Law

• Legal aspects of negotiations

• International contracts: matters of jurisdiction and the law applicable to these contracts

• International contracts of sale

• Competion law

• Free movement of goods, workers, the freedom of capital and establishment and the freedom to provide services

• International payments

• Carriage of goods by road and sea

• Incoterms

• Entry modes (agents, representatives, distributors, licensing, franchising)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to International Private Law and European

Law

1.1 Introduction to International Private Law

1.2 Introduction to European Law

1.3 Cases of the European Court of Justice

Case Costa vs ENEL

Case Van Gend & Loos

Case Francovich

Case of Foglia vs Novello

Case of Cilfit

2 Negotiations

2.1 Reaching an agreement

2.2 Legal aspects of negotiations

Case of Baris vs Riezenkamp

2.3 Breaking off negotiations: breach of contract or tort?

2.4 Cases at the preliminary stage

Case AGA – Bouw

Case VSH vs Shell

3 Courts

3.1 What court of law has jurisdiction?

3.2 Brussels I Regulation: what countries are involved?

3.3 Rules concerning jurisdiction of the Brussels I Regulation

3.4 Execution of the verdict under the Brussels I Regulation

3.5 Arbitration

4 Law

4.1 Introduction to Rome I

4.2 Conditions on the use of Rome I

4.3 Content of Rome I

Case of Sanchez

Case of Alnati

4.4 Combination of Brussels I and Rome I

Case of BOA

4.5 Law applicable to international torts Rome II

5 CISG

5.1 Introduction to the CISG

5.2 Application of the CISG

5.3 Content of the CISG

5.4 Answers to CISG Exercises

5.5 Art. Brussels I, determining place of performance of obligation in question

6 The free movement of goods, persons, services and capital

6.1 Introduction to the free movement of goods

6.2 Quantitative restrictions

6.3 Measures having an effect equivalent to quantitative restrictions

6.4 Art. 36 TFEU: derogation from Art. 34 and 35 TFEU

6.5 Case law to justify restrictions on the free movement of goods

6.6 The free movement of workers

6.7 The freedom of establishment

6.8 The freedom to provide services

6.9 The freedom of capital

6.10 Cases of the European Court of Justice on the free movement of goods, workers

and capital, the freedom to provide services and the freedom of establishment

Case Dassonville

Case Cassis de Dijon

Case Rüffler

Case Engelmann

7 Competition law

7.1 Introduction to competition and cartel law

7.2 The cartel law of Art. 101 TFEU

7.3 The abuse of a dominant position under Art. 102 TFEU

7.4 Mergers

7.5 Cases of the European Court of Justice on cartel law

Case Vereeniging van Cementhandelaren

Case ICI

Case Grundig vs Consten

Case Chiquita

8 Carriage, Incoterms, Payment and Entry modes

8.1 Carriage

8.2 Incoterms

8.3 International payments

8.4 Entry modes

Index

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Author(s)

Biography

Harm Wevers