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General Compilations of Foreign Laws by Subject
Many books, ebooks, and tools provide summaries, surveys, and compilations of laws on specific topics.
The following sources summarize or compile foreign laws on a variety of topics:
Foreign Law Guide- Laws by Subject by
Call Number: 1st Floor/Reference K38 .R49 1989
In addition to providing an overview of each country's legal system, Foreign Law Guide also identifies laws on specific topics (e.g. arbitration, crime, family law), including citations and (if possible) links to relevant codes, gazette entries, and other legal sources.
International Encyclopaedia of Laws
Call Number: Print call number varies by topic- click book icon to view each topic
Information on international law and foreign law of each country on a range of topics, from civil procedure to intellectual property law to torts.
Foreign Laws on Business
Series summarizing foreign laws that affect businesses are particularly popular. Business law series include:
Getting the Deal Through
Country-by-country guides on handling specific types of legal matters, including arbitration, dispute resolution, and enforcement of foreign judgments.
Lex Mundi's Guides to Doing Business
Country-by-country guides to relevant business laws, written by local law firms.
Doing Business In (Multiple series by different publishers)
Guides to doing business in selected countries. Doing Business In... is a popular title used for multiple unrelated series. The library owns print copies of Doing Business In... titles published by a variety of different publishers, including Practicising Law Institute, Juris Publishing, World Bank, and Matthew Bender.
Doing Business In (Matthew Bender series)
Doing Business In... guides published by Lexis' Matthew Bender division are also available on Lexis.
A Legal Guide to Doing Business In
Guides to doing business in selected regions, published by the American Bar Association's Section of International Law.
Foreign Laws on Other Specific Subjects
Bloomberg Law Tax Practice Center: International
Tax law materials by country, including the Business Operations In tax portofolio series providing country-by-country tax advice, links to the tax related sections of the Getting the Deal Through guides, chart builders for comparing tax laws on selected topics for selected countries, and links to any additional secondary and primary tax sources available on Bloomberg.