Spring 2011 Library Visit: International Law & Business Research
Suggested Cal Poly Pomona Library databases for journal articles
ABI/Inform: Scholarly and trade business articles. See especially the "Narrow Results" column offering statistical data, SWOT analysis, case studies, and reports. You will find articles on country reports, trade, law, and more.
Westlaw A comprehensive legal, business and news database. LEGAL CONTENT includes U.S. federal and state case law, regulations, statutes, administrative codes, legislative history, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, American Jurisprudence 2d, Black’s Law Dictionary, European Union case law and related legal publications. BUSINESS CONTENT includes EDGAR Filings and Disclosures, Company Investigator (including private companies), and business and trade publications. NEWS CONTENT includes U.S. state, national and international newspapers, magazines, blogs, radio and television transcripts, and congressional testimony.
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group): "As a member of the World Bank Group, MIGA's mission is to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) into developing countries to help support economic growth, reduce poverty, and improve people's lives. It does this by providing political risk insurance (guarantees) to the private sector." Use the links called Guarantees, Services, Regions, Sectors, and Annual Reports. Also search the Projects section by sector and country/region.
Major Intergovernmental Organizations Affecting Business
Consult these organizations to find your chosen country's membership status and more.