Tax system :As a result of enactment of the Tax Law 91 for the year 2005, and its amendment by the Presidential Decision No. 96 for the year 2015, the taxation system in Egypt has been transformed. Mainly, for today two types of taxes apply:
Al Waqae’e Al Masria No. 161 (appurtenant) in 14th of July 2014 The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises. Decision No. 540 for the year 2014 Regardingthe addition of a new Article to the attachment (3) of the regulating implementation rules for the provisions of Import and Export Law
During March 2014; the government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum have entered recently into several concession agreements regarding petroleum exploration and exploitation with several foreign petroleum companies, such as:
Official Gazette – No. 13 Bis (a) on 29 March 2014 Prime Minister Decision No. (514) for the year 2014 regarding the formation of a committee for follow up on the legal aspects pertinent to the Nile’s water and the Ethiopian dams Prime Minister
Official Gazette-No.12 (bis) in 23 March 2014. Decision by the Prime Minister No.489 for the year 2014 The Prime Minister Upon review of the amended constitution promulgated on the eighteenth of January of 2014; and
Official Gazette – No. (12) on 20 March 2014 – Page (3) Decision of the President of Arab Republic of Egypt No. (707) for the year 2013 For approving the Umbrella Agreement signed in Cairo on 25/11/2013
The new ministerial decrees 991/2015 and 43/2016 issued by the Minister of Trade introduced new measures concerning the registration and certification requirements of the qualified factories/companies which export their products to Egypt. According to the above-mentioned decrees any foreign factory or company, which exports any of the regulated products is obliged to submit the requested documents (after translating into Arabic and legalizing up to the Egyptian consulate in the exporting country) to the General Organization for Import and Export Control (GOEIC). Such measures represent some difficulties to foreign companies exporting to Egypt due to the complexity of the process. Further, failure in submitting the right authorized documents leads to the rejection of the factory/company file by GOEIC. This article aims to highlight some difficulties that face foreign companies in the registration process.
Many Egyptians living and working abroad are facing challenges regarding authentication and documents’ legalization in Egypt. The challenges that mainly face Egyptians are the process of authentication and legalization of their documents in the Egyptian Authority and embassies in Egypt.
European UnionDelegation to Egypt Alexandria– The Delegation of theEuropean Union to Egypt co-hosted an event with Egyptian Ministry of WaterResources and Irrigation (MWRI) under the title: “Water Facing the Water Scarcity, Existing challenges and opportunities”.
Unilateral modification of employment contracts: what risks do employers face? Introduction
Employee’s nullity action for unilateral modification Legal action for wrongful termination of employment contract
Official Gazette – No. 10 bis (C) in 9 March 2014 Decision by the Prime Minister No. 376 for the year 2014 Prime Minister Upon review of the amended constitution promulgated on the eighteenth of January of 2014; and