Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Corporate/Commercial Law
STA Law Firm
Centrally located in the Gulf, stable economic climate, business-friendly atmosphere, state-of-art technology, and exceptional business opportunities are sufficient to convince an investor ...
Al Tamimi & Company
The Kingdom of Bahrain ("Bahrain") has become the second country within the Gulf Cooperation Council, after the United Arab Emirates, to allow crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is the use of small amounts of capital...
The Sovereign Group
The Kingdom of Bahrain is in the process of making comprehensive changes to its corporate laws and procedures to make it easier to set up and carry out business in Bahrain.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The hotel industry has seen a significant rise in activity in Bahrain and the region at large in the last decade.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The corporate governance code of Bahrain (the Code) aims to bring international corporate governance standards to public companies, and in particular financial institutions, incorporated under the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law (the Companies Law).
Al Tamimi & Company
Doing business with Saudi Aramco, the World's largest oil and gas company, is the essential feature for many local and international companies operating in the OFSE and related sectors in Saudi Arabia.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Over the years the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has become a place of interest for many investors around the world. For businesses wishing to expand into international markets, KSA is the perfect choice.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
This note provides a high-level overview of the current regulatory regime of the Kingdom governing public M&A transactions.
Al Tamimi & Company
Over many years, directors of companies have developed a variety of unwritten procedures and practices so their meetings can be run in an efficient manner, whilst still accommodating the diverse differences...
Al Tamimi & Company
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") is an Arab sovereign state whose fundamental law is the Shari'ah
The development of information and communication technology (ICT) has had the corollary of rendering human interaction increasingly virtual.
These and other concerns are addressed in the new section 10, but time will tell to what extent market participants embrace these new DLRs, thereby making the debt capital markets...
B-BBEE is a policy of the South African government which is aimed at increasing participation by previously disadvantaged South Africans in economic activities.
TMF Group
An organisation that has the strength to analyse where it went wrong, proactively take steps to fix the problem and provide full disclosure is more likely to be sustainable than one that prefers...
In an effort for the South African government to assess the state of transformation of publicly listed companies, the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (the "B-BBEE Act") ...
Broad-based black economic empowerment ("B-BBEE") is a policy of the South African government that is aimed at increasing participation by previously disadvantaged South Africans in economic activities.
STA Law Firm
Corporate law is the yardstick for the business sector which chaperons and molds the behavior of a Company.
Dechert LLP
The UAE was established on 2 December 1971 and is comprised of a federation of seven Emirates namely, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain ...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a relatively new country with a young and vibrant population.
Shook Lin & Bok
The English Court of Appeal recently considered the effect of a contractual prohibition against assignment of receivable in receivable financing.
STA Law Firm
Do you wish to establish an attractive business model to distribute goods and services globally? Does your company have a brand image in the market and hopes to expand?
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TMF Group
Bernard Agulhas, IRBA's CEO, states that the objective of mandatory audit firm rotation is to strengthen the independence of audit firms from their clients and to boost empowerment.
Juristconsult Chambers
When the Constitution was enacted in 1968, there was not much business around apart from sugar cane, industries accessory to it and basic trade and commerce for the needs of colonial Mauritius.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It has now been two years since Iran-related sanctions relief took effect under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The Sultanate's political stability and modern trading system, makes Oman one of the most attractive hubs in the Middle East for international businesses.
STA Law Firm
Do you wish to establish an attractive business model to distribute goods and services globally? Does your company have a brand image in the market and hopes to expand?
On 2 August 2017, the Industrial Court of Mauritius (Industrial Court) awarded a historic amount of MUR 100,000 [± USD 3,000] as security of costs. This decision is significant in three respects.
The CBN recently issued a directive, dated 31st January 2018, barring Deposit Money Banks and Discount Houses that do not meet the minimum Capital Adequacy Ratio set by the CBN...
The United States (US) enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in response to concerns regarding pervasive bribery by US companies in foreign jurisdictions.
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 54 (1) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act ("the CAMA") provides that a foreign company who has the intention of carrying on business in Nigeria shall take steps to be registered as a separate entity in Nigeria.
George Etomi & Partners
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria recently released the National Code of Corporate Governance; the first of its kind in Nigeria which makes provision for all corporate entities in the Country.
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