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International Business: International Business Law

Treaties

Organization of American States Free Trade Agreements

U.S. Free Trade Agreements

GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade). Avoid www.gatt.org, one of the most famous protest sites on the internet.

UN Database of Treaties - All treaties entered into by any member state.

CIA World Factbook - see which international organizations a country belongs to. Choose your country and click on government to the bottom of the screen.

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Databases

EIU Country Reports and Profiles

Country Reports and Profiles from The Economist Intelligence Unit for Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Country Reports provide in-depth economic, political and business analysis and short-term market outlooks. Country Profiles provide detailed background on the political, economic and business environment.

Includes the general legal environment and very often the actual relevant laws governing foreign enterprise.

type your country and search under regulations tab. then choose "organizing an investment."

Internet:

hint: search the words (in the appropriate language) commercial or civil code to find online laws. usually, contractural laws are in the civil code and business regulations are in the commercial code. 

example: codigo comercio "costa rica"

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