Mondaq Middle East & Africa: International Law
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.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Adam Smith, had theorized that the concept of absolute advantage comes into play where one country would have complete economic advantage over another if it can produce the same amount...
Deloitte Nigeria
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has resumed processing baseline data for the reintroduced Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.
Deloitte Nigeria
In 1979, the Heads of State and Governments of the Member States of the ECOWAS established the ETLS pursuant to the overarching objective of promoting co-operation and integration among Member States.
Deloitte Nigeria
Based on the revenue potential from customs and excise, it comes as no surprise that the current administration is urgently pressing for reforms in this space.
Deloitte Nigeria
Nigeria has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), becoming the 107th country to sign up to the agreement.
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.
Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
The diplomatic route though a time-consuming process, is the best way to officially notify the opponents in the UAE where a treaty exists.
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.
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Rubert & Partners (In association with United Advocates)
The diplomatic route though a time-consuming process, is the best way to officially notify the opponents in the UAE where a treaty exists.
Mauritius was once celebrated as the "star and key of the Indian Ocean" for its strategic position on the maritime spice route.
Torres Law, PLLC
This article briefly discusses the types of activities that trigger the brokering registration requirement under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations for freight forwarders.
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.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In 2012, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia introduced a new Arbitration Law (the "Arbitration Law") which replaced the previous Arbitration Law of 1983.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The importation of meat and poultry products into Gulf Cooperation Council ("GCC") nations, and other Islamic countries, is big business. One issue that has caused uncertainty in this important international...
Squire Patton Boggs
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.
STA Law Firm
Generally, the party who has agreed to carry the cargo/goods will be taken into consideration even if consignees bring a joint action.
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.
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