This practical guide addresses the most common legal, tax, and financial planning issues associated with international business transactions, with pertinent legislation and sample forms throughout the set.
Part I analyzes the framework for international business and trade, including general business climate; monetary, trade, financial and tax policies; the role of various U.S. government agencies; international commercial laws; and import⁄export controls. Specific considerations applicable to sales and distribution agreements and technology transfers are discussed.
Part II discusses the formation, financing and taxation of business ventures in foreign jurisdictions.
Part III discusses international business dispute resolution, including international commercial arbitration.
Part IV covers tax considerations for international business transactions.
Throughout the volumes, the most pertinent tax and other legislation, as well as sample forms, are presented.
First published in 1982.
3 Volumes; Looseleaf; updated with revisions.
Table of Contents
PART I Trade Transactions
CHAPTER 1 Representing Clients in International Business Transactions
CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary and Financial Frameworks
CHAPTER 3 U.S. Government Structures Assisting International Business
CHAPTER 4 International Trade Framework and U.S. International Trade Law
CHAPTER 5 The International Sale of Goods
CHAPTER 6 Funding and Financing Export Transactions
CHAPTER 7 U.S. Export Controls and Foreign Import Controls
CHAPTER 8 Technology Exports
CHAPTER 9 Representation, Distribution, and Outsourcing Abroad and the Pitfalls of Bribery and Corruption
PART II Foreign Investment Transactions
CHAPTER 10 Undertaking a Direct Foreign Investment
CHAPTER 11 Financing Foreign Investment
CHAPTER 12 Protection of Foreign Investments
CHAPTER 13 Foreign Investment Insurance
PART III International Business Dispute Settlement
CHAPTER 14 Planning for Dispute Settlement in International Business Transactions
CHAPTER 15 International Commercial Arbitration
PART IV Tax Planning for International Business Transactions
CHAPTER 16 The Importance of Outbound Business Tax Planning
CHAPTER 17 Export Tax Incentives
CHAPTER 18 Foreign Branch Offices
CHAPTER 19 Technology Transfers
CHAPTER 20 Tax Structuring for Foreign Investment
CHAPTER 21 Taxing Foreign Based Earnings
CHAPTER 22 Transfer PricingTax Planning and Tax Controversies
CHAPTER 23 Controlled Foreign Corporations
CHAPTER 24 Foreign Business Restructurings
CHAPTER 25 Foreign Currency Risks, Including U.S. Tax Considerations
CHAPTER 26 Foreign Based Employees