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Clyde & Co
As reported in our June 2015 newsletter, government offices and many local businesses across the MENA region operate shorter working hours during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Clyde & Co
The start of the holy month of Ramadan on or around 18 June 2015 will signal a month of fasting by Muslims during daylight hours (from dawn to sunset).
Clyde & Co
Local cedants commonly 'front' for foreign reinsurers by substantially reinsuring the risk (sometimes up to 100%).
Clyde & Co
The MENA petrochemical market is forecast to grow at compound growth of 7.5 per cent this year. Whilst that may sound like a high number, it actually represents a drop in percentage terms.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Numerous reports conducted show that piracy percentage in Egypt is quite high and is the cause of significant losses of the companies and products' owners.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
There were many debates over the investment law in the Cabinet of Ministers before the Presidential Decree 17/2015 amended some provisions of the Investment Law 8/1997 on March 12, 2015 in the lead up to the Economic Summit in Sharm El Sheikh.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
There are many borders that stand between the real estate finance system and individuals. These borders are the bureaucratic system, long procedures and lack of public awareness.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Legal process outsourcing is the process of obtaining legal support in different areas of practice from an outside law firm or legal support services company.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Technology is a double edged sword that can turn our lives to be easier, flexible, fast and simple, and, on the other hand, can be harmful and capable of destroying our lives.
Dentons Worldwide
Saudization is the colloquial term used to refer to Saudi Arabia's official government policy of encouraging the employment of Saudi Arabian nationals in the private sector.
Clyde & Co
The New Arbitration Law came into force in Saudi Arabia on 9 July 2012 ("New Law").
Clyde & Co
The Saudi Arabian government is investing heavily in vocational and technical training and aims to create 100 technical colleges by 2020 under its reform program.
Dentons
In a drive to train 6,000 Ministry of Justice (MoJ) employees, which began at the start of 2015, the MoJ announced that 175 employees received training this month in international judicial practices.
Al Tamimi & Company
Investors are conducting extensive due diligence to ensure that they structure their investment by establishing the type of entity which best suits their commercial objectives.
Shepstone & Wylie
The OW Bunker Group 2013 "Terms and Conditions of sale for Marine Bunkers" provide for English law and London arbitration.
ENSafrica
The taxpayer contended that it is necessary that a permanent establishment be created first under Article 5(1) and only once that has occurred, is it then necessary to take account of the provisions of Article 5(2)(k) of the DTA.
ENSafrica
A Special Contribution Regime for Foreign Technical Assistance and Management Services was introduced through Presidential Legislative Decree number 2/15 of 29 June and became effective on the same date.
ENSafrica
BEPS was identified as a risk to tax revenues, tax sovereignty and the tax fairness of all countries by the OECD in 2013.
ENSafrica
On 8 July 2015, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange published the latest amendments to the JSE Debt Listings Requirements.
King & Wood Mallesons
Lack of certainty has partly been addressed by the publication of revised CCC Guidelines on the merger control rules.
Kennedys
Directors & Officers Insurance (D&O) is a relatively new branch of insurance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market. Accordingly, issues such as allocation of costs have not yet been considered by UAE or Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts.
Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
One of the most widely speculated amendments was that pertaining to the permitted percentage of foreign ownership in a limited liability company.
Al Rowaad Advocates
No less than the Qura'n stressed the importance of wills as part of an Islamic conduct called al wassiya.
Dentons Worldwide
Members of Dentons' UAE Real Estate practice have contributed the UAE chapter to the fourth edition of the Real Estate Law Review, published by London-based Law Business Research.
King & Wood Mallesons
Recent Dubai cases have cast light over how the consideration of Dubai's public policy might affect property disputes.
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