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The International Business Counsel: A Practical Guide

This engaging and highly informative book is essential reading for lawyers, advisors, consultants, business executives, managers, students, and anyone who is interested in mastering the art of international business transactions. Written in plain language, it is accessible to both legal and non-legal professionals. It includes practical guidelines for drafting and negotiating international commercial agreements and business arrangements.

Publication Language: English
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$100.00
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Softcover | 166 pages

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Published: June 21, 2022
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433517238

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Being an international business counsel is much more than lawyering. An exceptional international business counsel is a wise advisor who sees the big picture and works hard on developing the soft skills of prudence, diplomacy, business acumen, fluency in languages, and understanding cultural differences. It requires refined preparation and sensitivity to successfully perform as a trusted advisor in a global business and legal environment.

This engaging and highly informative book is essential reading for lawyers, advisors, consultants, business executives, managers, students, and anyone who is interested in mastering the art of international business transactions. Written in plain language, it is accessible to both legal and non-legal professionals. It includes practical guidelines for drafting and negotiating international commercial agreements and business arrangements. 

Among other subjects, this volume discusses the role of transnational in-house and external counsel, contract negotiations, closing commercial deals, the use of technology in the delivery of legal services, dispute resolution mechanisms, risk management, corporate social responsibility, and compliance in an international context.

This book is designed to be a useful tool and valuable resource for transnational advisors who represent companies and clients worldwide and invites the reader to embark on the wonderful journey of being an international business counsel.

 

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Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 2 – THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNSEL

CHAPTER 3 – BOILERPLATE CLAUSES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AGREEMENTS

CHAPTER 4 – DRAFTING INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS AND OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS

CHAPTER 5 – INTERPRETATION OF INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS

CHATPER 6 – ETHICS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

CHAPTER 7 – THE NEGOTIATION ROOM AND CLOSING THE DEAL

CHAPTER 8 – CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, EQUITY, AND DIVERSITY

CHAPTER 9 – LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE OF LAW

CHAPTER 10 – THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN INTERNATIONAL LEGAL MATTERS

CHAPTER 11 – INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION MECHANISMS

CHAPTER 12 – RISK MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCE, AND DATA PRIVACY

APPENDIX A – GUIDING PRINCLES OF A TRUSTED INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNSEL

APPENDIX B – LIST OF LEGISLATION AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL INSTRUMENTS