International Law, also known as Transnational Law, can refer to the rules governing private and public matters and national and international issues. It is a combination of both public and remote areas.

The International Law body comprises agreements, protocols, and accords. That is accepted voluntarily by the international community as a whole. This method of international law is not enforceable (i.e., the military can't force people to abide by international law), which is why at times, the public is led to believe that international law is not worth adhering to.

International Law is the body of legal rules that concern the conduct of states and other entities, whether natural, personal (corporate), or mixed, in their dealings. While law embodies the "minimum standards of civilized conduct" that bind society, international law concerns all of the legal aspects that one nation-state has with another and the role of international organizations. After all, international relations consist primarily of negotiations, treaties, sanctions, and military action. The law of treaties is at the heart of that interaction. Other international legal topics include the laws of war, human rights, maritime law, international trade, and diplomatic law.

There are three critical legal principles recognized in much of international law, none of which are required but are based chiefly on courtesy and respect:
  1. The principle of territory and sovereignty, in which territory and sovereignty over that territory are fundamental considerations in diplomatic relations, although, in practice, their importance has diminished somewhat with the development of international law.
  2. The principle of non-interference in another State's internal affairs is intended to prevent outside interference or coercion in another country's domestic affairs. In practice, however, this principle does not contain specific relatively frequent actions by one state in the activities or periodic elections of another state or prevent offhanded remarks by leaders of one state about another state's internal affairs.
  3. The principle of pactasuntservanda often referred to as "customary international law" or "the immemorial tradition of states," means a State is bound to observe the terms of a treaty, even if the state did not sign the treaty in question (i.e., a utipossidetis Juris, or right of successors, rule).

The principle of comity suggests that when two nations share common public policy ideas, if one country submits to the laws and judicial decrees of the other, disputes between them will be much easier to settle, and final verdicts and judgments will be more in accord.

When it comes to applying the law of countries, Acts A State Doctrine is the term that states that a country's recognized courts and tribunals cannot answer questions that would involve the courts of another country.

Sovereign Immunity is the legal doctrine that a king, queen, or other monarch neither owes allegiance to you as a private citizen nor is obligated by the laws of any nation. Although a king, queen, or other monarchs may not be held accountable for past actions, almost every country and state still provide some protection for royalties should a civil suit be filed against them.

Sovereignty in the state, recognition as a sovereign state, a nation, or other political entity with the legal right to do so.

There are specific international laws and agreements which govern international business transactions.

They cover offshore banking/financial transactions, global investment, contracts, tariffs, and trade.

These laws and agreements are beneficial for both individual investors as well as multinational companies.

However, there are often misunderstandings surrounding international law.

The United Nations is the most widely recognized, influential, and widely-beloved form of an international organization. Its supreme judicial body, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), is the global chief judicial arm of the UN. Its principal function is to provide advisory opinions and to settle legal disputes submitted to it by States. However, it is not the only judicial or quasi-judicial organ that deals with international law or provides advisory opinions.

The UN is also a coordinating and advisory organ for many other international bodies and agencies, of which the international community formally mandates few institutions. It is an international organization that does not exercise any power of its own but depends on its member states' cooperation.

International Law consists of the rules governing the conduct of nations and relations between them and their citizens. It is divided into public and private law. Public international law governs the conduct and dealings between states and is regulated by treaties, customs, and general principles of law recognized by civilized nations. Private international law deals with disputes between private citizens who reside in different countries.