9 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2005
In the past decade, the number of small, entrepreneurial businesses participating in the global economy has tripled. With this increase comes a rise in the number of cross-border commercial disputes. The unwary small business, not familiar with international transactions, may commit errors that adversely affect their ability to do and stay in business. This article focuses on analyzing which methods small businesses should use in constructing their dispute resolution provisions and how to avoid errors in drafting and negotiation.
Keywords: dispute resolution, arbitration, small business, entrepreneur
JEL Classification: M13, F13, F23, K33, K41, K12
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Franck, Susan D., A Survival Guide for Small Businesses: Avoiding the Pitfalls in International Dispute Resolution. Minnesota Journal of Business Law and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 3, No. 19, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=811506