Choosing the Language of Transnational Deals: Practicalities, Policy, and Law Reform

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American Bar Association, 2010 - Law - 306 pages
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This book takes a comparative look at cross-border secured lending and commercial dispute resolution. It illustrates how parties involved in transactions can effectively structure their business to maximize their control of the language choice in which they deal. The book integrates investigations of national legal systems and various international organizations to illustrate the new institutitional dynamics through which the languages of transnational commerce and finance are being defined.
  

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Contents

Map Two La francophonie
6
framework for transactional language choices
7
Map Three English
50
English and translation in transnational business
51
Map Four Spanish in the United States
66
Map Five OHADA Members
86
Governmental trend towards choice
87
Map Six Community of Portuguese
178
Map Seven Spanishspeaking Countries and Places
206
Role of language in current models for development
207
Map Eight Italian Speakers in the World
234
Effective strategies turning on language
235
Map Nine Distribution of Select Language
276
Language as empowerment
277
Select Bibliography
285
Index
296

Party workarounds to governmental impositions
179

Common terms and phrases

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