Daunting Dubai: Security Officials Nearly Force Cancellation of IBA Annual Meeting

January 1st, 2012

Two years ago, the International Bar Association agreed to convene its 2011 annual gathering in Dubai, a key vote of confidence for the Persian Gulf city-state, even as its economy was teetering toward insolvency. But the meeting, which took place in October and usually draws 5,000 lawyers from across the globe, was nearly canceled five [...]

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