One of the arguably unexpected legal developments during the first decade of this century has been the emergence of new common law jurisdictions in a region with a very different legal heritage – the Arabian Peninsula. These young jurisdictions have been created specifically to foster the growth of new hubs for banking and finance. This article will examine these new adventures of the common law.
Damien P. Horigan, The New Adventures of the Common Law, Pace Int’l L. Rev. Online Companion, Dec. 2009, at 1.