Middle East, India and Islamic finance: Equal under the law
Since the 2003 US-led invasion, foreigners have enjoyed immunity from all legal processes in Iraq whether criminal, civil, administrative or bureaucratic. Even driving on the roads, foreigners were granted the right of way - but no more. With the Iraqi government and people resuming authority over their cities, the rule of law is being restored.
With Iraq reconstructing its government and law system following the 2003 fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime, foreign companies have been largely immune to Iraqi law. 1 January saw this change. Nadia Salem reports
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