Essays and Addresses on Arab Laws

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-12-02
  • Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon

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Essential reading for anyone wishing to do business in Arab countries and needing to acquaint themselves with the legal position there, this volume presents an impartial examination of the commercial laws of the Gulf Arab states and gives details of how pitfalls and costly errors can be avoided when dealing with those states.

Table of Contents

An Overall view: The Common Elements and a Comparative Study (Paper read to the IBA conference, Hamburg 1981; previously published with the Proceedings)p. 1
Arab Comparative Commercial Law (Inaugural Lecture, delivered at SOAS 1987)p. 16
A Short Introduction to the Shari'a (Lecture currently delivered to the LLM course at SOAS)p. 33
Arbitration in the Gulf States: 'Delocalisation': A Short Comparative Study (Published in the Arab Law Quarterly (ALQ) 1985)p. 44
The States of the GCC: Sources of Law, the Shari'a and the Extent to which it Applies' (Lecture currently delivered to the LLM course at SOAS)p. 58
The Shari'a (Speech delivered to the IBA conference at Cairo on 'Arab Comparative Commercial Law'; published 1987 with the Proceedings; expanded for this volume)p. 79
Representation in Contracting: Agency (Lecture currently delivered to the LLM course at SOAS)p. 104
The New Commercial Code of Bahrain (Published ALQ 1987)p. 119
The New Civil Code of the UAE: a Further Reassertion of the Shari'a (First part published ALQ 1986)p. 127
Islamic Law and Financial Transactions in Contemporary Perspective (Paper read to the SOAS conference on Islamic Law and Finance 1988; published with the Proceedings)p. 177
Back to the Shari'a? (The Second Coulson Memorial Lecture: Published ALQ 1988)p. 186
The Bahrain Euro-Arab Arbitration Conference 1989: A Summing-up (Published with the Proceedings)p. 202
A Reassertion of the Shari'a: The Jurisprudence of the Gulf States (1990)p. 210
The AMF Case and Arab International Corporations (Paper read to the Legal Practitioners Forum, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; published ALQ 1991)p. 220
Secular Law and the Shari'a: Pacta Sunt Servanda and the Theory of Imprevision (Lecture currently delivered to the LLM course at SOAS)p. 236
Commercial Law in the Middle East: Law and Legal Change: Syndicated Loans (Paper read to the Middle East Legal Practitioners Forum, 1993; published with the proceedings)p. 242
Construction Contracts in the Arab Jurisdictions (Lecture delivered to the Centre of Construction Law and Management, University of London)p. 256
The Shari'a: Bridges or Conflict? (The Arab Regional Forum of the International Bar Association: Foreword, IBA Newsletter, 1995)p. 276
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