This course focuses on the realities of practicing law in Latin America and Spain and considers the following topics from a case-study perspective: (1) the sale of goods across national borders; (2) establishing foreign means of production or distribution through “licensing” or “franchising” operations; (3) direct investment in a Latin American country; and 4) resolution of international commercial disputes in civil law jurisdictions. Students reflect on the legal and ethical issues that the international lawyer is likely to confront when advising American companies on investment activities in Spanish-speaking countries.