Law360, New York (September 15, 2009, 2:07 PM EDT) -- The Muslim World stretches through the countries of Northwest and North Africa (the Maghreb), Northeast Africa, Turkey and across the Arabian Peninsula (the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and Yemen) into Iraq and Iran and the substantial Muslim populations of the Indian subcontinent, Malaysia and Indonesia.
The considerations affecting Western, and particularly U.S. companies, doing business across this broad swathe of the world vary considerably from region to region, although there are some common threads.
This article concentrates on what is probably the most conservative Muslim part...
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