Articles Posted in the " Iran " Category


  • >Doing Business in the Arabian Gulf Region

    >Doing Business in the Arabian Gulf Region

    >BACKGROUND The United States uses about one-quarter of the world’s total energy output, but has less than five percent of the world’s population. According to statistics of the US Dept. of Energy, 19.9% of crude oil products imports to the US, during January 2005, came from the Persian Gulf countries (Petroleum Supply Monthly). Of that […]


  • >Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates

    >Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates

    >Background The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is composed of seven Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharja, Ras El-Khaima, Umm al Quwain, Ajman and Fujaira. In 1971, the rulers of the seven emirates agreed to establish a constitution, which became the basis of federation. They occupy the southern corner of the Arabian Peninsula. Abu Dhabi, the capital, […]


  • >The Nigerian Scam and its Impact on Global Economy

    >The Nigerian Scam and its Impact on Global Economy

    >Since the early 1980’s a worldwide scam has been running under successive governments of Nigeria. The scam is referred to as “Advance Fee Fraud”, “4-1-9- Fraud” and the “Nigerian Connection”. The term 4-1-9 comes from the section of the Nigerian Criminal Code which outlaws fraudulent activities, though, not all 4-1-9 scams originate in Nigeria, some […]


  • >Public International Law and Organizations

    >Public International Law and Organizations

    >PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW Introduction to international law · Definition: comparative study between public and private international law· Background: the development of public international law since the Treaty of Westphalia (October 23, 1648), to the establishment of the Charter of the United Nations (June 26, 1945). The United Nations institutions and functions Statute of the International […]


  • Limitations on the Effectiveness of Trademark Laws in the EU

    Limitations on the Effectiveness of Trademark Laws in the EU

    >Case Study – Trade Mark The Council of the European Communities issued Directive 89/104/EEC, dated December 21, 1988, to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to Trade Marks (OJ EC No L 40 of 11.2.1989, p.1) Article 6 of the Directive reads the following: 1. The trade mark shall not entitle the proprietor […]