Boycotts And Business In The Middle East

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 1:13 PM EST) -- Individuals and companies conducting business in the Middle East, and in particular the United Arab Emirates, often face cultural and legal challenges while doing business. One such challenge is the interplay between Israel boycott laws applicable in the UAE and related legislation in the United States.

Arab League Boycott and UAE Law

Following the establishment of Israel, the Arab League, an umbrella organization comprising of 23 Middle Eastern and African countries and entities formalized a boycott against Israel. Following the adoption of this boycott, the UAE,...
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