International Law

International Law, or more precisely Public International Law, is the law governing the relationship between states and emanations of the state (such as state-owned companies). A related area of International Law is International Human Rights law, which deals mainly with the protection of the rights of individuals against violations by state bodies.

It can also encompass Conflicts of Laws. This is where it is necessary to determine who should have jurisdiction in cross boundary disputes. International Agreements and Contracts are usually take this into account.