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  • Web Portal from Univ of Michigan for International Business Professionals, funded by DO
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  • Research International Business Transactions

    1. 1. Researching International Business Transactions<br />Margaret Clark<br />Reference Librarian<br />FSU College of Law<br />Research Center<br />
    2. 2. Starting Points<br />SlideShare for Powerpoint<br />Campus – Wide Resources http://guides.lib.fsu.edu/<br />Research Center Databases http://www.law.fsu.edu/library/lawdatabases.html<br />
    3. 3. Questions?<br />See you in the Research Center!<br />
    4. 4. What We’ll Cover:<br />General Resources<br />Sources for Specific Transactions<br />Country Resources<br />Company Information<br />Industry Information<br />Current Awareness<br />
    5. 5. General Resources<br />
    6. 6. globalEDGE: IB Resource Deskhttp://globaledge.msu.edu/resourceDesk/<br />
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    11. 11. Transaction Specific Resources<br />Agency, Distribution and Franchise Agreements<br />Arbitration/Dispute Resolution<br />Export and Import<br />International Joint Ventures<br />Sales<br />Trade<br />
    12. 12. Agency, Distribution and Franchise Agreements<br />International Agency & Distribution Agreements ( LEXISNEXIS)<br />
    13. 13. Arbitration/Dispute Resolution<br />International Commercial Arbitration<br />
    14. 14. Arbitration/Dispute Resolution<br />International Arbitration: Mealey's Litigation Report<br />
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    16. 16. Export/Import<br />
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    18. 18. International Joint Ventures<br />Joint Ventures in the International Arena<br />Research Center, Ground Floor<br />K1309.J62 2003<br />
    19. 19. International Joint Ventures<br />Transnational Joint Ventures<br />Research Center<br />K1309.J62 2003<br />
    20. 20. Sales<br />CISG and International Commercial Law Database<br />
    21. 21. Trade<br />WorldTradeLaw.net<br />
    22. 22. Country Information<br />
    23. 23. Country InformationOrganic Law – Research Guide<br />
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    26. 26. Country InformationOrganic Law - Compilations<br />
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    28. 28. Country InformationOrganic Law <br />
    29. 29. Country InformationBusiness Sources<br />Competiveness Reports<br />http://www.weforum.org/en/media/publications/CompetitivenessReports/index.htm<br />These and other reports rank countries by a variety of criteria. Available free online from the World Economic Forum.<br />
    30. 30. Country InformationBusiness Sources<br />Doing Business in . . . Series <br />
    31. 31. Country InformationBusiness Sources<br />18 countries in LexisNexis<br />
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    33. 33. International Law > Emerging Issues > China<br />
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    36. 36. Company & Industry Information<br />
    37. 37. Company & Industry Information<br />Hoover’s<br />Mergent Online<br />
    38. 38. Company & Industry Information<br />
    39. 39. Business Source Complete:International Industry Profiles<br />Browse for industry reports<br />or search for keywords and limit results to industry profiles<br />Sample Report<br />
    40. 40. Current Awareness<br />
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    43. 43. Questions?<br />See you in the Research Center!<br />

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