International Marketing Study Set 5

Business

Quiz 7 :
The International Legal Environment: Playing by the Rules

Quiz 7 :
The International Legal Environment: Playing by the Rules

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The form of law found in the United States and England is classified as civil or code law.
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Explanation: Common law is derived from English law and found in England, the United States, Canada, and other countries once under English influence.

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The form of law found in Germany, France, and Japan is called civil or code law.
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Explanation: Civil or code law is derived from Roman law and is found in Germany, Japan, France, and non-Islamic and non-Marxist countries.

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Common law is based on an all-inclusive system of written rules of law.
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False
Explanation: Code law is based on an all-inclusive system of written rules (codes) of law.

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Steps are being taken in common-law countries to codify commercial law even though the primary basis of commercial law is common law, that is, precedents set by court decisions.
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Islamic law defines a complete system that prescribes specific patterns of social and economic behavior for all individuals.
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Code law prohibits the receipt and payment of interest on loans.
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In Marxist-socialist societies, law is strictly subordinate to prevailing economic conditions.
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The World Court can settle disputes between a company and a government.
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When dealing with foreign countries, a marketer should refer to "international commercial law" for guidance.
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Disputes relating to commercial transactions must be settled in courts and cannot be settled informally.
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The statements made by the parties during conciliation may be used as evidence in the subsequent litigation.
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If conciliation is not used to settle a difference in an international business dispute or an agreement cannot be reached, the next step is litigation.
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The sole requirement of an arbitration clause is that the parties agree to abide by the awards resulting from the process of arbitration.
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One of the deterrents to litigation with respect to disputes in the international business arena is the fear of creating a poor image and damaging public relations.
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A certain level of piracy is beneficial for some companies as it provides an unplanned product trial.
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Legal ownership in one country does not necessarily mean ownership in other countries.
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The ownership of intellectual property rights in United States, a common-law country, is established by registration rather than by prior use.
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In many code-law countries, ownership of intellectual property rights is established by registration rather than by prior use.
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The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade is the most comprehensive multilateral agreement on intellectual property to date.
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In the United States, a patent reverts to public domain if it is not produced within a specified period.
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