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Note on the New Egyptian Investment law

Note on the New Egyptian Investment law

Youssry Saleh & Partners   30 Jun 2017   1775 Views

The long-waited New Egyptian Investment Law No. 72 of the year 2017 was finally passed by the Parliament and issued by the President, this law is expected to attract the investors for the incentives, guarantees, facilitations and advantages provided for in it.

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SME Financing in Egypt

SME Financing in Egypt

Yulia V. Akinfieva, M.B.A,LL.M.   28 Jun 2018   276 Views

Although the lending activity in Egypt has been growing, Egyptian banks continue to enjoy ‘large financial flexibility as the credit facilities to deposits ratio remains low at a mere 42%’[1]. This figure is partially due to the fact that a minor portion of retail and corporate bases ‘actually have a creditor/debtor bank account’[2].

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Importing Medical Devices in Egypt

Importing Medical Devices in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   27 Jun 2018   507 Views

Medical Devices are used in the healthcare for the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring or treatment of illness or disability. The Egyptian Ministry of Health (MOH) is responsible for the registration and approvals of medical devices in Egypt through the Drug Policy and Planning Center (DPPC) and the Central Administration of Pharmaceutical Affairs (CAPA) which also regulates the importation and manufacture of medical devices.

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Tax Disputes Resolution in Egypt

Tax Disputes Resolution in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   25 Jun 2018   571 Views

The Egyptian Parliament approved extending the Tax Dispute Resolution Law No.79 of the year 2016 for the upcoming two years. Such legislation was one of the most critical and important demands in the tax community,where it was issued to ease the process of Tax Dispute Resolution between the Financier and the Egyptian Tax Authority and to accelerate the lengthy tax dispute process, removing cases from court and allowing settlement by committees headed by experts who do not work for the Tax Authority.

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Split-up of Companies in Egypt-Youssry Saleh law Firm

Split-up of Companies in Egypt

Omaima Fawzy   17 Jun 2018   361 Views

Pursuant to the new Egyptian Company Law No.4 of the year 2018 and its Executive Regulations No.16 of the year 2018 on the amendments of certain Executive Regulation provisions of Joint Stock Companies, Partnerships Limited by Shares and Limited Liability Companies Law No.96 of the year 1982;

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CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT UNDER EGYPTIAN LAWS2

CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT UNDER EGYPTIAN LAWS

Zaynab Ismail   23 May 2018   1045 Views

The Confidentiality might be stated in an independent Agreement called “Confidentiality Agreement” and it could be stated in certain Clauses in different agreements or contracts such as an employment contract. The Confidentiality Agreements or Clauses are essential in any contractual relationship, as it plays an important role in assuring the maintenance of the secrecy and confidentiality regarding all the information disclosed among all the involved Parties of the Agreement. It is a win-win situation for both Parties, as it protects both Parties and builds trust between Parties of the agreement.

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COMBATING COUNTERFEIT IN EGYPT

COMBATING COUNTERFEIT IN EGYPT

Youssry Saleh & Partners   12 May 2018   653 Views

Counterfeit is defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as products made to look like the original of something, usually for dishonest or illegal purposes or something copied exactly in order to make someone believe that the copy is the original.

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Egypt:Importing of materials & equipment for projects

Youssry Saleh & Partners   8 May 2018   375 Views

Egypt’s strategy 2030 is a Sustainable Development Strategy which requires development in all aspects to maximize competitive advantage in order to achieve well-being, production, prosperity, success, and interest.

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Value Added Services (VAS) and Licenses: Egyptian Regulations

Youssry Saleh & Partners   5 May 2018   693 Views

The VAS services are services that are based on the content or format of the information that has changed in the content or body of the information it adds value to or provides integration between it and other services from Operational and/or administrative aspects, or those services that involve user interaction with stored information data.

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Incorporation of Branch Office in Egypt

Omaima Fawzy   1 May 2018   245 Views

Pursuant to the Egyptian Company Law No.159 of the year 1981 and its Executive Regulations as amended by Law No.4 of the year 2018, and chapter No. 6 of this law set forth the basic rules and legal framework for the incorporation of branches of foreign companies in the Arab Republic of Egypt, as well as the documents and procedures to be followed for the purpose of incorporation of branches

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Food and beverage safety in Egypt

Maha Ibrahim   14 Apr 2018   723 Views

Tourism in Egypt is flourishing, as it became a destination for many tourists due to its many attractions especially the peculiarity of its food. However, in some cases tourists suffer from diseases, infections or food poisoning due to the failure of hotels and touristic sites to observe the food and beverage hygiene, which lead tourists to the court in order to claim for compensation.

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Changing the Company’s Legal Form in Egypt

Changing the Company’s Legal Form in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   18 Mar 2018   654 Views

Changing the company’s legal form is mainly regulated by the Companies Act No. 159 of the year 1981 and its Executive Regulations; in particular Article No. 136 of the Companies Act and Article No. 299 of its Executive Regulations.

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Deal Breakers in Franchising

Zaynab Ismail   25 Jan 2018   721 Views

Franchise is a practice of the right to run a Company’s business system and brand for a certain period of time. Therefore, when concluding franchise agreements, parties should be aware of “deal breakers” provisions such as liquidated damages clauses, insufficient start-up support, and mandatory arbitration clauses. Franchisors provide many advantages for ambitious Franchisees to start a business. However, the benefits are not for everyone.

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The Sole Proprietorship Company in Egypt

The Sole Proprietorship Company in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   22 Jan 2018   586 Views

On January 16th,2018, a new amendment has been issued under Law no. 4 of the year 2018. Law no. 4 of the year 2018 is considered as an amendment of some articles of the Egyptian Law no. 159 of the year 1981 (the “Companies Law”)[1].

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EXPERT WITNESS REPORT IN EGYPT

Expert witness report in Egypt

Maha Ibrahim   28 Nov 2017   716 Views

Generally speaking when there is a situation in dispute, the parties may need an expert to tell them what and how they can do about such situation. A report of this nature is what is called an “Expert Witness Report”.

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Appointing and removing the general manager

Appointing and removing the general manager

Menna Hashem   19 Nov 2017   863 Views

In order to appoint, change or dismiss the General Manager of the Company, certain procedures shall be taken according to the Egyptian Laws and Regulations.

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A Letter of Guarantee: An Insight into Egyptian Law

A Letter of Guarantee: An Insight into Egyptian Law

YOUSSRY SALEH   31 Oct 2017   812 Views

A letter of guarantee is a type of a contract issued by a bank on behalf of a customer who has entered into a contract to purchase goods from a supplier and promises to meet any financial obligations to the supplier in the event of the default. The main purpose of this product is to guarantee payment to the beneficiary regardless of any objection or contestation from any other party.

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Renewable Energy in Egypt

Yulia V. Akinfieva, M.B.A,LL.M.   27 Oct 2017   1160 Views

Egypt after 2011 started to focus mainly on energy and renewable energy sectors as an integral part of the main projects in the sustainable development plan 2030. Egypt recently issued The Electricity Law No. 87 of the year 2015, and its Executive Regulation in 2016 (Ministerial Decree No. 230 of year 2016) and Renewable Energy Law No. 203 of the year 2014.

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Egypt: Documentary credit

YOUSSRY SALEH   24 Oct 2017   669 Views

The Documentary Credit is an essential way for the execution of import & export trade operations, thus it has been requisite  for the  trade relations which has been defined by Article 341 of the Egyptian Commercial Law No.17 of the year 1999 which stipulates that: Documentary credit is an Agreement by virtue of which the bank undertakes to open a credit upon the request of one of his clients (called ‘the remitter’) in favor of another person (called ‘the beneficiary’ guaranteed by documents representing the shipped  goods or goods prepared for shipment’. Such documentary credit contract is separate from the contract because of which the credit was opened. And the bank shall remain alien to that contract. In case there is no special provision prescribed herein, the ICC Uniform Customs and Practices for Document Credits issued from the International Chamber Of Commerce shall apply.

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The Transfer of Technology Contract in the Egyptian Law: The Governing Rules

The Transfer of Technology Contract in the Egyptian Law: The Governing Rules

YOUSSRY SALEH   9 Oct 2017   781 Views

The Transfer of Technology Contract is one of the contracts which are included in the Egyptian Commercial Law No. 17/1999, due to the new era of significant expansion in the field of technology contracts and the legal issues that face the transfer of technology processes at the international level as a result of the conflict of interests between the parties of these processes.

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Maritime Collision in the Egyptian Law

YOUSSRY SALEH   16 Sep 2017   1029 Views

Collision is a maritime danger that frequently occurs especially after the increase of the number of ships sailing in the seas, multiplication of their velocities and unification of navigation lines. Such leads to mass damages to persons and properties.

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