Mondaq Middle East & Africa: International Law
Torres Law, PLLC
In preparation for the Rome Summit on March 25, 2017, which celebrates the 60th anniversary of the creation of the European Union, the European Commission yesterday published a White Paper on the Future of Europe.
Torres Law, PLLC
Over the past decade, the availability of cloud computing services has grown exponentially to the point where cloud access is now viewed almost as a public utility.
Clyde & Co
On July 18, 2017, for the fifth time in President Trump's brief six months in office, his Administration added still more Iranians to the US list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs).
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
The legal landscape for doing business in Iran has changed significantly in the past seven months.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Tensions in the Middle East have continued into 2016 as conflicts among global powers and regional powers play out in the region. But 2016 is also the year of hope – the year when peace may begin in Syria and Yemen.
Centil Law Firm
Iran holds the world's fourth-largest proven crude oil reserves and the world's second-largest natural gas reserves.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
After the Iran nuclear agreement, as non-U.S. companies entered into newly-permitted business in Iran, they faced the difficult question of where they could put the money from their Iran business.
Shibolet & Co.
According to the Israeli Import and Export Order 2006 (supervision of products, services and dual-use technology export), the export and trade of any product or technology explicitly mentioned in...
Barnea & Co
For many years now, Israel's emergence and growth on the world's economic stage has captured the attention of national and private investors all over the globe.
Barnea & Co
China has a long-held reputation in the international community for being closed off from outsiders — a reputation that it cultivated for thousands of years.
Meyer-Reumann & Partners
Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Maldives have undertaken the measure of severing diplomatic ties with Qatar.
Clyde & Co
Over time a number of customary practices regarding entering into contracts have evolved in Qatar.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
In 1997, US president Bill Clinton imposed comprehensive trade sanctions against Sudan and blocked the assets of the Sudanese government.
Clyde & Co
Sanctions were imposed in 2004 by the EU and UN against Sudan. South Sudan became an independent country on 9 July 2011 following a referendum held earlier that year.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
On April 12, 2011, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), US Department of the Treasury, issued guidance stating that the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 538 (SSR), will not apply to the new state to be formed by the secession of Southern Sudan.
Allen & Overy LLP
The jurisdictional and final rulings in the case of Hesham al-Warraq v Indonesia under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's investment agreement has highlighted the relatively untapped investor protection potential provided by ...
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
In May 2015, a new free zone in Dubai, Dubai World Trade Centre ("DWTC") and the "DWTC Authority" were established under Dubai Law No. 9 of 2015.
Global Business Services DMCC
In the past unreasonably high customs duties imposed by the EU on such products had led to a decline in Gulf exports.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Whilst most EU sanctions on Iran related activity have been lifted, restrictions on the export of certain items and on dealings with specific persons and entities remain in place.
Mena Legal
The June 8, 2016 clarifications issued by OFAC also provide guidance related to US persons holding a board, senior management or other position with a non-US entity engaged in Iran-related transactions.
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE or Emirates) has come a very long way from its beginnings as a regional trading hub with an economy dominated by pearl harvesting, fishing and local agricultural products.
Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP
Amy Choudhary considers how the Qatar sanctions might affect the contractual obligation(s) of entities and whether performance can be discharged on the grounds of frustration.
Shanda Consult Ltd
In relation to the supply chain, purchase of required components was difficult for manufacturers. Consequently, they had to pay higher amounts with longer production process time which eventually resulted in higher production costs.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Whilst most EU sanctions on Iran related activity have been lifted, restrictions on the export of certain items and on dealings with specific persons and entities remain in place.
Allen & Overy LLP
The jurisdictional and final rulings in the case of Hesham al-Warraq v Indonesia under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's investment agreement has highlighted the relatively untapped investor protection potential provided by ...
Crowe Horwath
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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt closed transport links with Qatar from Tuesday 6 June 2017.
Shanda Consult Ltd
According to the recent report of the Central Bank of Iran, Iran's economy grew 12.5% during April 2016 - March 2017 in comparison to the previous year, under an OPEC deal with the aim of eroding global inventories and lifting crude prices.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
In 1997, US president Bill Clinton imposed comprehensive trade sanctions against Sudan and blocked the assets of the Sudanese government.
Mena Legal
The lifting of sanctions should be viewed as a gradual process of opening up Iran's market to the outside world.
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