what options do i have if i want to do business in egypt?

Egypt grows at a current 5+ GDP mark. Hence it is not surprising that the interest in Egypt goes beyond visiting the pyramids. With a population of over 100 million and the reach to the MENA countries, more and more trips to Egypt have the mission to sign contracts and/or set up companies. In Egypt,

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How is the world of arbitration responding to COVID-19?

Arbitration, commercial and investment, is a powerful global international tool for the solving of disputes. The current COVID-19 health crisis is having a great impact on the day to day of arbitrations: To name a few, for example, how to: Conduct hearings during the lockdown if it is difficult to reach the hearing city? Issue

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Coronavirus in the UAE – Force Majeure or Hardship?

The coronavirus is the undefeatable proof that we live in a globalized world.  There’s uncertainty as to whether the Covid-19 will be treated under Article 273 (which regulates Force Majeure contentions) or Article 249 (which covers hardship circumstances) of the UAE Civil Code.  In very brief, the key decision maker will be to assess whether

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Can the ongoing coronavirus-led limitations impact signed UAE labor contracts?

The coronavirus is having a global legal impact. We have received a number of parallel inquiries with respect to postponements or cancellations of offer letters or unofficial labor contracts set to start imminently.  Employees are left with an announced departing date at previous positions and a postponement of months prior to supposedly start the position.

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Viajar a España y hacer negocio en España es cada vez más habitual por el atractivo del país en términos de cultura, ubicación, clima, el factor Schengen y la inestabilidad en otras zonas carentes de seguridad jurídica y estabilidad política.  La inmensa mayoría de nuestros clientes llegan a España a bordo de vuelos Emirates provenientes

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Do I need to apply for a visa before visiting Egypt?

When visiting Egypt all foreign nationals must consider applying for an Egyptian visa.  There are only 9 countries worldwide that can visit Egypt without any type of visa. These countries are: Bahrain  Hong Kong Kuwait Lebanon Macao Oman Saudi Arabia UAE Malaysia If you do not have a passport issued from the countries stated above you will need to

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