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Factors to Consider Before Arbitrating in the Arab Middle East:
Journal of International Commercial Law (2011)
  • Radwa S. Elsaman, Ms., American University Washington College of Law
Abstract

This article discusses two significant factors affecting arbitration in the Arab Middle East: the effect of religion on arbitration and the effect of legislative constraints on arbitration. By presenting foreign investors and practitioners with an overview of some of the unique social, legal and religious issues distinctive to arbitration in the Arab Middle East, this article will provide foreign investors and practitioners with examples of factors to consider that can affect arbitration decisions in the Middle East.

Keywords
  • Arbitration,
  • Settlement of Disputes,
  • Commercial Law,
  • Business Law,
  • Middle East,
  • Egypt,
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Transfer of Technology
Publication Date
Fall August, 2011
Citation Information
Radwa Elsaman, Factors to Consider Before Arbitrating in the Arab Middle East: Religious and Legislative Constraints, 3 Geo. Mason J. Int’l Com. Law 61 (2011), reprinted in Radwa Elsaman, Factors to be Considered Before Arbitrating in the Arab Middle East: Examples of Religious and Legislative Constraints, 1 Int’l Com’l Arb Brief 8 (2011).