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Business Law - International policies and regulations

Research an American firm/corporation that has been affected or is in the process of responding to recent shifts in international policies and regulations as they relate to foreign investment.

Address the following question:
1.Has business globalization and the inception of e-commerce impacted the importance of such policies?
2.One of the most difficult problems faced by American corporations is the matter of foreign investment: what international countries to invest in and what is the risk.
3. Discuss this issue keeping in mind the current instability of European and Asian markets.

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// Policies and regulations are the rules and the guidelines that help an organization in achieving their long term plans. They help in planning and designing the activities that take place in an organization. Due to globalization, international business has become popular. Factors like politics and law affects the success and failure of the international business. In this context, we will discuss the impacts of e-commerce in business globalization.//

Dramatic changes in the technology have provided the means that thrust the growth of international business. This has led to competition both in domestic and international market. Business organizations look beyond domestic markets for new opportunity. Multinational companies are the major agents of the international economy. Globalization of economy is necessary in the current time, as it benefits everyone. International trade has become complex due to global competition (Dercon, 2003).

Globalization leads to many changes in the nature of work in an organization. It's the market that dictates the way a corporation thinks and treats its employees rather than the organization. This has also increased the gap between rich and poor and also developed job insecurity among the employees. A slight change in international policies affects companies to a great extent. Multinational companies, these days focus ...

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