Course Details

Cross-Border Transactions

This course will examine issues that arise when commercial transactions cross national borders. Subjects that will be explored include: the political, legal and cultural frameworks of jurisdictions outside of the United States; points of entry for investors and businesses; due diligence, negotiation and deal documentation challenges; competition filings, approvals and related considerations; international disputes and resolution mechanisms; and anticorruption laws and enforcement. Subjects will often be explored in the context of specific regions and jurisdictions. The class will use a round table discussion format. Throughout the course individual or groups of students will select or be assigned topics to research and present to the class for discussion. Guest lecturers with experience conducting international business may also be used. Registration Requirements: Business Associations is a pre-requisite. Evaluation Methods: 20% based upon class attendance and discussion; 30% based upon research project and presentation to the class; and 50% based upon final exam.

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 613G


Course History

Fall 2017
Title: Cross-Border Transactions
Faculty: Goldberg, Robert Barry
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24

Fall 2016
Title: Cross-Border Transactions
Faculty: Goldberg, Robert Barry
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 23

Fall 2015
Title: Cross-Border Transactions
Faculty: Goldberg, Robert Barry
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25

Fall 2014
Title: Cross-Border Transactions
Faculty: Goldberg, Robert Barry
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24