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International Business Law - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
In this chapter, the instructor introduces you to the laws, treaties, and agencies regulating international commerce in a global business environment. Watch the brief video lessons or read the transcripts to explore how these entities protect national interests and spur economic development abroad. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
- Describe constitutional articles regulating international business treaties
- Recognize international trade activities subject to litigation
- Identify the government agencies enforcing import and export regulations
- Define economic growth and explain various economic indicators
|International Business Treaties||Discusses the impact of Article II of the U.S. Constitution on trade. Lesson content also explains the differences between bilateral and ultilateral treaties.|
|Sovereign Immunity: Definition, Act and Waivers||Describes the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and explains which types of activities do not give foreign countries immunity protection from lawsuits.|
|International Trade Regulations & Restrictions||Defines exports and imports and discusses the regulatory bodies for each transaction type.|
|What Is Economic Growth and Development? - Definition, Theories & Indicators||Outlines steps the U.S. takes to promote economic growth and development in foreign countries.|
1. Treaties Under Article II of the U.S. Constitution
Treaties are an important part of international law. A treaty is a legally binding agreement made between two or more government entities. This lesson explains the difference between bilateral and multilateral treaties.
2. Sovereign Immunity: Definition, Act and Waivers
The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act places limitations on lawsuits that involve foreign sovereign nations. This lesson explores the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and explains when immunity is applicable.
3. International Trade Regulations & Restrictions
Importing and exporting are vital elements to a healthy U.S. economy. Businesses should be familiar with international laws regarding trade. This lesson defines imports and exports and discusses international trade regulations and restrictions.
4. What Is Economic Growth and Development? - Definition, Theories & Indicators
A country's economic health can usually be measured by looking at that country's economic growth and development. This lesson defines and explains economic growth and economic development, including the role of U.S. foreign aid.
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