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Fall 2010
5392 International Business Transactions - MURPHY,E- 16006

Professor(s): Ewell Murphy (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 
International Law

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MW  Location: 211  TU2

Course Outline: This course will consider key elements of contemporary transnational business law from the standpoint of a practicing attorney based in the U.S.A. It is designed to identify those elements and to suggest how they may be dealt with most effectively in structuring, negotiating and documenting transnational business transactions.

In addition to relevant U.S. law, particular attention will be given to:
(1) the World Trade Organization,
(2) the European Union, and
(3) NAFTA and other U.S. free trade agreements.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus (pdf)

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Aug. 23:
Murphy, Charting the Transnational Dimension of Law (Copy Center materials).

Forgue et al., "Who's Who" in Customs and International Trade Law (Copy Center materials).

Text pp. 20-24 (Sec.2.4)

Matoo et al., From Doha to the Next Bretton Woods (Copy Center materials).

Consider the impact of globalization on the practice of law.

Final Exam Schedule: 12/13 9am - noon 211 TU2    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

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