Essays and addresses on Arab laws

Essays and addresses on Arab laws

Essays and addresses on Arab laws

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): W. M. Ballantyne
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 2000
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

X, 278 pages ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Essays and addresses on Arab laws is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: William M. Ballantyne.
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2013
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KMC138
  • Dewey Code: 346.5307
  • ISBN: 0700710949 9780700710942
  • OCLC: 43755290

Publisher Description:

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.

Main Contents

An overall VIew: the common elements and a comparative study (paper)
Arab comparative commercial law (lecture)
A short introduction to the Shari'a (lecture)
Arbitration in the Gulf States: 'delocalisation, ' a short comparative study (paper)
The states of the GCC: sources of law, the Shari'a and the extent to which it applies (lecture)
The Shari'a (speech)
Representation in contracting: agency (lecture)
The new commercial code of Bahrain (paper)
The new civil code of the UAE: a further reassertion of the Shari'a (paper, 1st part)
Islamic law and financial transactions in contemporary perspective (paper)
Back to the Shari'a (lecture)
The Bahrain Euro-Arab Arbitration Conference 1989: a summing-up (paper)
A reassertion of the Shari'a: the jurisprudence of the Gulf States
The AMF case and Arab international corporations (paper)
Secular law and the Shari'a: pacta sunt servanda and the theory of impre?vision (lecture)
Commercial law in the Middle East: law and legal change: syndicated loans (paper)
Construction contracts in the Arab jurisdictions (lecture)
The Shari'a: bridges or conflict (paper).

Summary Note

Ballantyne urges anyone who wants to do business in the Arab countries to acquaint themselves, from the very first, with the facts of the legal position there, rather than rely on what others tell them to be the case, on the basis of the way in which the law has, or has not, been enforced in the past. '''

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Arab countries
Civil law
Commercial law
Islamic law

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