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American University Washington College of Law    
  Jan 16, 2018
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 959 Business Transactions in Latin America

(2 hrs.)

Provides an overview of practical issues involved in doing business in Latin America. The seminar focuses on, among other topics, contracts, corporate forms and finance, commercial practices, labor issues, privatization, joint ventures, and franchise agreements. Students also compare foreign investment laws among different Latin American jurisdictions; discuss choice of forum and law issues applicable to international commercial contracts executed in or applicable to Latin America; and examine relevant consumer protection legislation. In addition, students will consider the enforcement of arbitration agreements and foreign arbitral awards. D. Figueroa Fall