Country Focus

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Unlocking Egypt’s mineral wealth

Though the new Mining Law aroused investor interest, the sector remains largely underdeveloped in Egypt. Dentons assesses the factors affecting investor reluctance.    On December 2014, President El Sissi issued Law No. 198 of 2014, commonly...

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A glimpse into Al Qiddiyah

KSA’s first cultural, sports and entertainment city is a major opportunity for the private sector, foreign, local investors and lenders to invest in infrastructure and services covering a wide array of sectors. One of the objectives...

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Taxing times are here to stay

A recent amendment to Oman’s corporate tax law expands the scope of withholding tax with far-reaching implications for business. Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co. elaborates. One of the hottest topics in Oman, and possibly the...

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Oman’s zero-tolerance approach

With the recent amendments to the law, the country has underscored its commitment to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. Al Alawi & Co elaborates. Oman has built a solid international reputation for its commitment to...

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A New Strategic Imperative

As Bahrain seeks to diversify its economy by embracing ICT initiatives, Gareth Mills talks about the measures underway to promote the country as a regional tech hub. The recent predictions by Goldman Sachs that the global...

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Middle East Forecast : Progress on the horizon

The Middle East is set to undergo significant legislative and economic changes in the year 2017. the Oath records the fraternity’s take on the future of the region. BAHRAIN Bahrain saw major development in the legal...

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Heralding Change

Tribonian Law Advisors provides an overview of the key changes introduced by the New Law and how the new provisions will have practical implications on shareholders’ rights and obligations in the Kingdom. On May 2, 2016...

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The Need of the Hour

The head of legal of Aster DM Healthcare talks about the new Medical Liability Law of UAE and highlights the importance of better rules, regulations and transparency in regulatory proceedings. “Medicine is a social science and...

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Thresholds Set!

The UAE Cabinet has issued resolutions setting out the relevant percentage thresholds applicable under the Competition Law. Philip O’Riordan and Naji Hawayek elaborate. The Competition Law (Federal Law No. 4 of 2012) (the Law) prohibits certain anti-competitive...

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Is Orange the New Black?

The UAE presents a sunny disposition as investors seek to maximise on solar energy projects. Nick Kramer and Rashid Khan shed light on the latest developments as the country looks to the sun to meet its...

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