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Middle East Business Law: A Guide for Multi-Nationals


There is a whole host of challenges and issues that can come up when trying to do business in the Middle East. The presenter of this course gives a thorough look at these many challenges and issues as he discusses topics such as the various legal systems in the Middle East and how to maneuver through them, and the challenges of structuring an M&A deal, while providing detailed strategies on how to structure a sound deal. He finishes his presentation with providing key insights into business considerations, employment issues, dispute resolution and arbitration award enforcement.


I. Business Law in the Middle East
    A. What Is the Middle East?
    B. Systems of Government and Countries to Watch
    C. Legal Systems
        1. Legal Systems in the UAE and Middle East
        2. Sharia
    D. Foreign Investment Restrictions
    E. Mergers & Acquisitions in the Middle East
        1. Structure of the Deal
        2. Challenges of Negotiating the Deal
    F. Commercial Agency Law
        1. Overview
        2. Strategies for Agency Agreements
    G. Business Considerations
    H. Employment Issues, Arbitration and More

Content Provided

With influence and presence on both U.S. coasts and abroad, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP enjoys an expansive international platform. The firm has 14 offices in global centers for capital markets, energy and technology and provides its clients with the strength of this reach and a commitment to cross-border service and responsiveness. Pillsbury is a leader in its core areas of focus: capital markets and finance, energy, global sourcing, litigation, real estate, technology, life sciences, and communications.

Speaker / Author:

Photo of Christopher D. Gunson

Christopher D. Gunson

Mr. Gunson was formerly associated with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. 

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $99.00
Subscribers: FREE
Pillsbury U Online: FREE
Metro State Univ: $99.00


Course Code : 775522

Length : 1hr
Recorded Date : 10/3/2012

Format Type : eLearning

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