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Investment in Egypt

Indirect business activity in Egyptian Market

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Jun 2016   1763 Views

This section discusses the case of foreign entities marketing their products to Egypt directly without the requirement of business entity incorporation in Egypt but with the help of certain form of representation.

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Investment in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Jun 2016   1883 Views

Legal Framework :Post 25th of January, 2011 Revolution Direction following Revolution of 25th of January, 2011, Egypt has been heading towards the future in a slightly different track. Political and economic distress has led to significant changes

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Egyptian Labor Law

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Jun 2016   21495 Views

Governing Laws and Decrees :Employment matters in Egypt are primarily regulated by the following legislative sources:

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Investment Guarantees and Incentives

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Jun 2016   854 Views

In general  : Business entities in Egypt that have been incorporated after the enactment of the Law 8 of 1997 enjoy further guarantees and incentives.

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Import and Export in Egypt

Import and Export in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Jun 2016   4836 Views

Import :Import is strictly regulated by the Egyptian government permitting Egyptian nationals only and fully owned and managed Egyptian companies to import into Egypt. For importation into Egypt for the purpose of trade, companies/individuals should register with the Register of Importers.

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Factory Registration in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   22 Dec 2016   1565 Views

The Minister of Trade and Industry has reviewed certain Laws and Decrees which are:

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Liquidation of Entities in Egypt

Liquidation of Entities in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   4 Oct 2016   1509 Views

The liquidation of companies in Egypt is governed by the Egyptian Companies Law. No. 159/1981[1], the law governs all the aspects of the companies’ liquidation including the reasons of liquidation, status of the company under liquidation, the appointment of the liquidator, responsibilities of the liquidator and revocation of the liquidator.

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Obtaining a work Permit in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   10 Aug 2016   2153 Views

Throughout 30 years of experience in providing clients with immigration services in Egypt we found that many foreigners and companies are facing many issues in obtaining work permit in that’s due to the complicated process of receiving work permit in Egypt and involvement of numerous authorities.

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Commercial Agency Law of Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   10 Aug 2016   1367 Views

Foreign companies or establishments may not establish scientific, technical, consulting or other services unless they have a commercial agent in Egypt in accordance with the Egyptian laws and regulations. Such companies and establishments can carry out any act of commercial agency or mediation only through a registered agent or commercial intermediary.

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FIDIC Contracts in Egypt

Sara Al Noamany   25 Jul 2016   1911 Views

The term FIDIC stands for the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, FIDIC was established in 1913, headquartered in Genève, and is aimed at finding a resolution in construction sector.

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Maritime Insurance In Egypt

Merna G. Saad   21 Jul 2016   662 Views

As with any other commercial activity, maritime insurance has an essential role in the overseas trade that involves transportation of goods from one country to another via ships, this type of insurance covers perils of the sea including the loss of ships, cargo, terminals and any transport or property by which the cargo is transferred.

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Commercial Contracts in Egypt

Commercial Contracts in Egypt

Abeer Abou Zeid   18 Jul 2016   1564 Views

Usually within the drafting process parties may neglect that a dispute may arise in the future regarding, for example, the validity of the contract, at this moment many questions can arise; what is the law governing this contract? To any jurisdiction parties will refer their dispute to? What will be the method of settlement in case the dispute arises?  These clauses are very important clauses to be taken into account when drafting a contract to avoid legal uncertainty. In this article, it is briefly discussed what is meant by those clauses and how to be included into the contract.

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Egypt: Value Added Tax (VAT) Law

Abeer Abou Zeid   15 Jul 2016   1669 Views

On 5th of September 2016, the new Value Added Tax (VAT) Law in Egypt has been promulgated and published in the Official Gazette entering into effect on 8th of September 2016. The new Law no. 67 of year 2016 replaces the General Sales Tax (GST) Law no. 11 of year 1991 and any other legal provision contradicting with the new law shall be annulled.

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Banking laws in Egypt

Merna G. Saad   10 Jul 2016   1295 Views

Banking industry in Egypt is one of the oldest and largest industries in the region that plays a critical role in the development process in Egypt. It has been expanded by the “Open Door Policy”, adopted in the mid-seventies when foreign banks were allowed to proceed with their work in Egypt, aiming the analytical growth with an effective role for the private sector in promoting the economic performance. In order to achieve the goals of this policy, the banking law was published, stating the nature and operation of the three types of banks:

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EXPERT WITNESS REPORT IN EGYPT

Litigation and enforcement of Judgments in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   10 Jul 2016   1463 Views

The Egyptian legal system is greatly influenced by the French Civil Code System. The main comprehensive code in Egypt is the Civil Code No. 131 for the year 1948 that covers vast types of transactions between individuals including personal rights, contracts, obligations and torts.

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Business Incorporation in Egypt

Youssry Saleh & Partners   9 Jul 2016   3367 Views

Foreign enterprises wishing to conduct business in Egypt may enter the Egyptian market by establishing a permanent legal structure. Foreign investors are permitted to establish various types of entities by the Egyptian law. These entities may have either permanent presence as Limited Liability Companies ( LLC) and Joint Stock Companies or temporary presence as Foreign Branch Offices and Foreign Representative Offices. Generally, investment in Egypt is subject to the Egyptian Corporate Commercial Law, however, if the entity invests in certain fields, it might obtain benefits from the Egyptian Investment Law.

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE FRANCHISE IN EGYPT: LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS

Youssry Saleh & Partners   9 Jul 2016   2363 Views

The Franchise system has become essential in all countries of the world in light of the global economic changes, which aims to open markets and drop barriers to goods and capital, providing the latest marketing systems, management, transfer of technology, expertise and job creation opportunities in most productive and service sectors.

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Commercial Contracts in Egypt

Compensation upon Termination of Agency & Distributorship Agreements

Merna G. Saad   26 Apr 2016   1093 Views

Foreigners’ business activities are frequently conducted in Egypt by appointing an intermediate commercial agent or an authorized distributor by means of Commercial Agreements. Prior to the effective date of the new Commercial Code, Egyptian Commercial Agency Law was more liberal in comparison with many other jurisdictions. Commercial agency agreements in Egypt could be limited in time and, as a rule, the matter of compensation for termination was to be decided by the mutual consent of both parties.

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Investment Decisions on the export councils

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Mar 2016   700 Views

Al Waqa’ea Al Misreya – No. 83 Cont. (A) on 19th April 2014 Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment Decision No. (267) for 2014 (councils of small exporters and innovated exports)For reformation of the exportation councils for non-traditional exports

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Decision pertinent to labor

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Mar 2016   563 Views

Al Waqa’ea Al Misreya – No. 92 on 22nd April 2014 Ministry of Manpower and Immigration Decision No. 127 for 2014 Minister of Manpower and Immigration Regarding disposition of the collection of pecuniary penalties imposed on workers

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the System of the Suez Canal Authority

Youssry Saleh & Partners   24 Mar 2016   586 Views

Official Gazette – No. 18 Bis (B) on 6th May 2014 The Presidential Decision by the Law No.34 for the year 2014 of the  System of the  Suez Canal Authority system Regarding the amendment of some Provision for the  Law No. 30 for the year 1975

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