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Sharia Law And International Commercial Arbitration: The Need For An Intra-Islamic Arbitral Institution, George Khoukaz Jan 2017

Sharia Law And International Commercial Arbitration: The Need For An Intra-Islamic Arbitral Institution, George Khoukaz

Journal of Dispute Resolution

The goal of this Comment is to address the relationship between Middle-Eastern Islamic countries with the rest of the world from an international commercial arbitration perspective. To do that, we will first briefly address the historic sectarian divide between the two main sects in Islam—Sunna and Shia—which will allow the reader to gain a better understanding of the theoretical differences within Islam, resulting in different legal systems and competing political interests. Section II will also briefly address the modern history of both the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) because these two countries are …


Purchase Money Security Interests In The Preference Zone: Questions Answered And Questions Raised By The 1994 Amendments To Bankruptcy Code 547, Timothy R. Zinnecker Jan 1997

Purchase Money Security Interests In The Preference Zone: Questions Answered And Questions Raised By The 1994 Amendments To Bankruptcy Code 547, Timothy R. Zinnecker

Missouri Law Review

In October 1994, Congress approved the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994,' which revised various provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The revisions included two amendments to the preference statute, 11 U.S.C. §547. Historically, a creditor generally could preserve from preference attack an otherwise voidable purchase money security interest if the creditor perfected its security interest no later than the tenth day after the debtor first possessed the collateral. After first discussing the basics of a preference attack on an Article Nine security interest, this article summarizes the leading cases that prompted Congress to amend 11 U.S.C. § 547(c)(3)(B), suggests …