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Investment in Egypt

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16 Nov 2022

Company Formation and Registration in Egypt

Due to its strategic location between the East and the West and its vast population, Egypt is considered one of the most attractive destinations for investment. And hence, all investors, startups, and small businesses all over the world who want to open and register a company in Egypt recognize that there is a great investment environment. Read more...

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14 Sep 2022

Ownership of real estate in Egypt for foreigners

In the past few years Egypt has taken a new development process by building new urban areas, around 30 cities were newly established. The Egyptian laws and regulations encourage investors to invest and by real estate in Egypt with certain rules and regulations to avoid any monopolization and at the same time it grants foreign investors incentives to motivate them to buy and invest in real estate in Egypt.    Read more...

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21 Sep 2023

Sports Law in Egypt

The field of sports has evolved from an amateur activity that aims generally to improve physical health and entertain a limited target audience to a professional industry that attracts increasing capital investment and constitutes a source of living for millions of people on the national and international levels. Therefore, Egypt has issued the Egyptian Sports Law No.71 of the Year 2017. The main goal of Egyptian sports law is to provide work controls to ensure better athletic competition in...

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27 Aug 2023

The Amendment of the Egyptian investment law

During its plenary session, the House of Representatives, led by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, accepted a draft law filed by the government to change some articles of the investment law established by Law No. 72 of 2017 by Law No. 160 of 2023. Read more...

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9 Aug 2023

Egyptian Judiciary System and Litigation Proceedings

The Civil and Commercial Procedures Law is one of the primary laws upon which the Egyptian Judiciary System is based, as it is considered the general procedural legislation that applies to all lawsuits; however, the Egyptian legislator, as the rest of the trends pursued in the world states, tends to the concept of pluralism of procedural laws regulating proceedings inside the Egyptian courts of law, such as the Criminal Procedures Law, Personal Status Law, State Council Law, Economic Courts...

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30 Jul 2023

Egypt: Public Private Partnership -Questionnaire

Does the country have a special act dealing with concessions or a broad statute including the legal framework for Public Private Partnership including concessions? Read more...

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10 Jul 2023

Egypt: Amendments to Executive Regulations of the Investment Law

Egypt has become the focus of attention in the recent period, due to the support and development in the investment in Egypt, in all sectors and fields. Investment has been receiving great attention from the state, given that investment is one of the basic elements of the state’s materials. In addition, the President of the Republic always deliberately gives direct confrontations to the competent authorities regarding facilitation of consequences for investors as is evidenced by the issuance...

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7 Jun 2023

The Maritime Shipping laws and Regulations in Egypt

Egypt is a country that has a long history of maritime trade and shipping, and, hence, the country has developed a comprehensive legal framework to regulate maritime activates in Egypt. Read more...

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11 May 2023

Commercial Litigation in Egypt

Commercial litigation in Egypt concerns all legal claims arising from conduct of traders. The Egyptian Commercial Code No. 17 of the year 1999 defines traders in Article 10 as follows: “The following shall be a trader: 1- Whoever exercises by way of profession, in his name or for his own account, a commercial activity. 2- Each firm assumes one of the forms prescribed in the laws concerning the companies, whatever the purpose for which the firm is established”. Read more...

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12 Apr 2023

Telecommunications Law review in Egypt

Communications always play an important role in our daily lives, specifically in force majeure events such as epidemics, where reducing social and physical communication is an essential act to prevent the pandemic’s outbreak, as is the case in light of the coronavirus, whereby telecommunication occupied a significant portion of our daily dealings and interactions-being one of the most secure ways to ensure the permanence of business, and life connections- as relying on communication during...

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6 Mar 2023

Merger Control in Egypt

The issue of Corporate Mergers in Egypt is one of the important topics raised practically with the development of economic performance in the country and the increase in commercial competition in the countries of the world, the presence of intercontinental companies, and the increase in competition among them. Read more...

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20 Feb 2023

Unfair dismissal in accordance with Egypt’s Labor Law

The Egyptian Labor Law No. 12 of 2003 is primarily in charge of regulating employment matters. Nearly all employment arrangements in Egypt, whether the employer is an Egyptian person or business or includes both Egyptian and foreign employees, are governed by the Labor Law. Read more...

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14 Feb 2023

SECURITY FINANCE IN EGYPT

The basis of the financial markets is this straightforward equation- businesses demand credit, and banks financing need collateral to ensure payment. In that sense, banks typically accept immovable properties without hesitation while they become wary of movable assets. Because the majority of their assets are transportable, Small and Medium Enterprises often have limited access to loans. Read more...

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4 Jan 2023

Downsizing Business in Egypt

Due to the critical and difficult circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, most companies downsized their businesses as a result of the economic impact that has negatively affected the majority of businesses. Read more...

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22 Dec 2022

Registering and De-registering of Employees in Social Insurance

Social protection systems are institutionalized mechanisms that help individuals to manage social risks or to cushion their impact once they occur and it is an important component of the social contract between a government and its citizens in any country. Read more...

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2 Nov 2022

Egypt: Hiring Foreign Workers

Many aliens and companies face a lot of problems when applying for the issue of work permits for foreign labor. This is due to the complicated and prolonged process of procuring work permits in Egypt. In this Article, the executive rules and procedures for putting in for the issue of work permits for employment of aliens, will be briefly demonstrated.   Read more...

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28 Aug 2022

Legal Framework of E-commerce business in Egypt

E-commerce can be defined as a system of buying and selling goods, services, and products using Internet and transferring money and data to carry out these transactions. It is usually used to refer to the sale of products and goods on the Internet, but it can be described by any type of transaction. E-commerce can be used to make time and money easier for both: distributors and consumers, and there are many platforms that work in the field of E-commerce such as Jumia, Amazon …etc. and other...

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22 Mar 2022

Egypt: Difference between branch and subsidiary

Investment climate in Egypt is abundant with investment opportunities that support investors. In addition, many legal forms allow investors to launch the investment process expeditiously and smoothly. In this article, we will clarify the most significant differences and aspects of variance between the branches of foreign companies incorporated within the Arab Republic of Egypt and subsidiary companies.   Read more...

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23 Feb 2022

COMPETITION PROTECTION IN EGYPTIAN LAWS

COMPETITION PROTECTION AND MONOPOLISTIC PRACTICES IN EGYPTIAN LAWS AND REGULATIONS: The Arab Republic of Egypt aims to guarantee a good economic environment that does not restrict, prevent or damage the freedom of competition and issued Law No. 3 of the year 2005 regarding the issuance of Competition Law to seek the aim of competition protection and prevent monopolistic practices. The Law grants a free and honest competitive environment in which all persons working in the market abide by the...

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20 Feb 2022

Legal controls for the use of “Drones” in Egypt

Lately, drones have played multiple roles away from their military uses, as the technological development of drones has led to the expansion of their use in civil and commercial purposes by several companies in different countries. Read more...

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13 Sep 2021

Registering Digital Business in Egypt

Egypt shows enormous interest in introducing digital transformation to the national economy aiming at realizing rapid development and enhancing the Egyptian society. That is why the Egyptian government encourages and supports the atmosphere of investment and digital business through taking measures to develop this sector and to reduce the problems that may arise in this field. Significant legislations covering this subject can be further elaborated as follows: Read more...

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