International Business Law and the Legal Environment: A Transactional Approach (3rd Edition) – eBook


  • Author: Larry Dimatteo
  • File Size: 9 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 682 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 3rd Edition
  • Publication Date: November 25, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1138850985, 1138850977
  • ISBN-13: 9781138850989, 9781138850972
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International Business Law and the Legal Environment, 3rd Edition, (PDF) provides business students with a powerful understanding of the legal principles that rule doing business internationally. Not only about compliance, but this ebook also emphasizes how to apply the law to create value and competitive advantage.

DiMatteo’s transactional approach takes students through key business transactions—from export and import, contracts, and finance to countertrade, licensing, dispute resolution, and more—giving them both text and demonstrating the real-world application. This new 3rd edition also includes:

  • Greater coverage of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • New chapters on privacy law, and environmental concerns.
  • A new section on foreign direct investment that includes a chapter on emerging markets.
  • New information on comparative contract and sales law & European private law; combined ventures and collaborative alliances.

“Case highlights” and court opinions that include edited court transcripts that present students to actual legal reasoning and an understanding of the implicit legal principles. These decisions are drawn from a wide range of countries, providing a truly international look at the subject. Students of international business and business law courses will find DiMatteo’s lucid writing style easy to follow. A companion web site has an instructor’s manual, PowerPoints, and other instruments to provide extra support for students and instructors.


This is an excellent source for academics, students, and practitioners alike interested in ethical, legal, and strategic issues in international business transactions. The author carries out a comprehensive analysis of important pieces of legislation, and offer a number of useful examples of different types of transactions. — Douglas Cumming, York University, Canada

DiMatteo advances an original approach to the association between international law and business. The textbook offers an authoritative account of the rules in a simple and user-friendly structure to ensure that chapters are easy to search and key information can be easily broken down and retained. It is a helpful resource for researchers and educators alike with an interest in international business law. — T. Leigh Anenson, University of Maryland, USA

In a globalized world, the achievement of any market player depends on adhering to the complex market rules. DiMatteo’s textbook offers a helpful guide. Offering a detailed overview of international business transactions through the assessment of applicable theories, backed with practical examples and relevant judicial decisions, this textbook would be of specific use to both students and practitioners. — Pavel Repyeuski, Leeds Beckett University, UK

Professor DiMatteo’s textbook provides a comprehensive, well-organized tour of international business law. The up-to-date text is adequately detailed for the advanced student, but works equally well as an introduction to various topics in international law. Clearly written, the text offers both an overview of international business issues and strategies, along with detailed summaries and high spots of international agreements. The instructor has a plethora of exceptionally detailed case studies and questions to examine with students. An internationally recognized specialist in international contract, Professor DiMatteo has added information on the rise of China in global trade, including the attendant economic and ethical implications. Legal issues involving sustainability, including climate change, environmental ethics, and human rights raise some of the most pressing issues of our times for students. — Stephanie M. Greene, Boston College, USA

NOTE: The product includes the ebook, International Business Law and the Legal Environment, 3e in PDF. No access codes are included.