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- Are There Laws in the U.S. Against Importing Goods Made by Child Labor or Slaves?
Ever stopped and wondered where your various household goods came from? Not just the country of origin, but who actually worked to produce it? Most products, even those from other countries, are produced by adults, and though their standard of living may be different than that of their counterparts in America, they are working of their own free will. However, some products and services, even today, are still being produced by children and forced labor.
- What is International Law?
Many have asked the question “what is international law?” It is an understandable question given the way that it is thrown around as though it is an easily identifiable thing. However, “international law” is largely a misnomer, given that it primarily refers to a body of treaty agreements and their resulting rules, regulations, and practices, and not the codification of laws passed down by a centralized government or legislative body.
- Overview of US Import and Export Laws and Procedures
In order to avoid potential problems in the clearance of your merchandise, understanding US customs laws is very important. In fact, this knowledge is key before you begin trying to import/export products, or they may be subject to delays or even seizure.
- Proposed Residential Visa
The "Residential Visa" program will provide an opportunity for people worldwide to live in the United States by purchasing a half million dollars of Real Estate. Senators Charles Schumer and Mike Lee have recently proposed a program that would allow anyone in the world to obtain a United States visa by purchasing United States real estate.
- Doing Business in Afghanistan
A primer for those seeking to invest or conduct business in the nation of Afghanistan.
- International Centre for Dispute Resolution
In a growing, global economy where alternative dispute resolution is becoming more and more common, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution provides an increasingly important forum for resolving international business disputes.
- Taxation in Costa Rica
Overview of tax law in Costa Rica.
- Business Ventures in Spain: Company Formation and Tax Implications
Overview of different organizational forms available in Spain as well as tax implication to the US citizen participating in a Spanish business venture.
- Tax Law: Worldwide Taxation
Overview of US tax laws affecting both US and non-US residents/citizens.
- Alternative Domain Name Dispute Resolution
The United States Government, in its June 5, 1998 Statement of Policy on the Management of Internet Names and Addresses (the “White Paper”), called for the privatization of the DNS “in a manner that allows for the development of robust competition and that facilitates global participation in the management of Internet names and addresses.”