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Creation of single market in the European Union

Out of several questions, this one has stumped me. Can you please help. How should a firm that has self-sufficient production facilities in several EU countries respond to the creation of a single market? What are the contraints on its ability to respond in a manner that minimizes production costs?

Legal Operations in International Business

Length 1250- 1500 words (Library assignment) Your first morning at ABC Corporation, a senior vice president has come to you with a memorandum from the board that will require your assistance in answering. You realize the memorandum is not part of your consultant responsibilities, but you decide to assist the vice president an

Compare and contrast Intergovernmental Organizations

Please help with the following problem. Compare and contrast Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) and Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs). Describe the major elements of the European Union and discuss its major differences from other IGOs.

MNC International Expansion - Comparative Analysis

As part of its international expansion program, Acme, a U.S. multinational enterprise (MNE), is currently in the planning stages of establishing a greenfield (see text glossary for definition) production facility overseas. You have been asked to present a proposal to the steering committee comparing the advantages and disadvanta

EU and Japanese market issues

Consider the following scenario: You are the marketing manager for a US-based company that produces medical home-care products. You have a well-established market in the US, and are looking for opportunities in the European Union and Japan. What are some of the basic issues in developing and executing a marketing strategy for th

The development of the European Union has not lead to the creation of a single European Law replacing the national laws. Instead the European Union focuses on the harmonization of national laws only to the extent that is required for the functioning of the Common Market and the principles of free movement. In many fields, the Member States maintain thus different legislations, creating a competition between their legal systems.

The development of the European Union has not lead to the creation of a single European Law replacing the national laws. Instead the European Union focuses on the harmonization of national laws only to the extent that is required for the functioning of the Common Market and the principles of free movement. In many fields, the Me

Intellectual Property Rights in EU

For the following question: please develop question 1.1 and for the others, bullet points style. Part 1: Intellectual Property in the European Union 1.1. Explain why the national regulations in the field of intellectual property may be an obstacle to the principle of free movement in the European Union? 1.2. How does

European Business: The Euro

In what ways has the introduction of the Euro affected European businesses? How is it better for businesses; and how is it worse?

Implications of the Euro

I need help to answer the following quesitons: What are the implications of the establishment of the euro for (a) European consumers, (b) businesses based in the EU, (c) businesses based elsewhere in the world? What are the benefits to Britian, Sweden, and Denmark of staying out of the euro zone? What are the potential cos

Globalization

List the major drivers of globalization. Three examples of each. What are some major regional blocks. Four effects of globalization that impact a community and organization.

Selecting an International Business

Acme has been in acquisition talks with two different European firms. JEL Industries is headquartered in a country that is part of the European Union while DBC Industries is headquartered in a European country that does not belong to the Union and does not use the Euro as their primary currency. 1. Based only on the knowledg

Why was the European Union established?

Why was the European Union established? What has been done/created to facilitate the process of economic and political unification in Europe? Will the EU ever be a strong regional bloc for the US to be worried about?

Globalization

A. What is globalization, and what are some of the traditional international trade theories that support the concept of globalization? b. List the major drivers of globalization and give three examples of each. c. Explain at least four effects of globalization that impact your community and your organization. I live in

Global Business

Using the Euro as a model of comparison, do you think the members of NAFTA (U.S., Canada, Mexico) could adopt a similar common currency. Explain why or why not (hint: think in terms of how each country might engage in fiscal (taxes and government spending) and monetary (interest rates and the money supply) policies ... and othe

International Business

If Canada the United States and Mexico decided to adopt a common market and monetary system similar to the European Union in your opinion what would be the likely consequences for international busienss and the flow of trade and investment between all three countries?

Long-term impact of electronic contracting on the nation's business and pitfalls

Details: E-commerce is growing by leaps and bounds, propelling business further into the information age with each passing day. People just like you and me clicked our mouse and purchased approximately $10 billion in merchandise during 1999. The U. S. Department of Commerce forecasts Internet retailing will exceed $50 billion wi

Central Bank and European Commission

Visit the European Central Bank's (ECB) (website) and the European Commission's (website) to access the Commissions newsletter InfEuro. Visit the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis's (website). Click "Publications" and then "Review (Bimonthly)" to access the Bank's Review. In the September/October 2001 issue, read the article

Policy Statements/Business Requirements

I need to write out a policy statement (which branch does what, who communicates with who) of the business requirements in terms of specific process or business development needs. Can you provide some policy statement examples for a global plastic manufacturing company as well as process or business development needs?

Social Impact of Mergers

I am looking for any assistance and information on the social impact of company's merging and how mergers affect employees both good and bad. Thank you.

Disneyland

Workplace Application Report Format 1. Module 1 Topic / Legal Issue: Topic: International and Comparative Law Issue: What can Disney do to expand its retail stores as well as their theme parks throughout the world without fully investing in the operation? 2. Why does this topic apply to your workplace? Since Disne

Was war good for children from 1900-50?

Hi, My exam question is along the lines of "consider the statement that 'War was good for babies and small children in the first half of the 20th Century'". The essay is based on events in the UK but events from outside the UK can be considered. I have been preparing what areas I am going to cover in the exam and I would like

The European Commission and Political Decline

I am trying to write an essay with regards to whether the European Commission has been in political decline since the ealry 1990's. i was going to consider the following For decline - the introduction of co-decision and subsequent reduction in the influence of the comm - Increasing power of the ep (the drive to compensate fo

E-Business 400

DQ#3: Name some differences in the privacy laws that exist between the United States and the European Community. Who do you think offers the widest net for protection regarding individual privacy?