Corporate re-structuring and M&A occupy a significant share of the corporate finance world. M&A transactions resulting in a formation of a larger entity. Corporate finance deals with the other side of the coin as well and does the opposite by minimizing organizations through spinoffs or tracking stocks. Surely, M&A attracts vast attention and does not pass unnoticed by the market, however, it is important to understand what it connotes to the investor when the matter is taking place in Egypt.
The relation between an employer and an employee in Egypt is organized by the Labor Law No. 12 for 2003. This law organizes the full relation between the employee and the workplace and one of the main obstacles and issues that always appear in the front lines is the employment termination.
The Egyptian Pharmaceutical market is facing a vital crisis of drug deficiency. Egyptian Pharmaceutical production has been impacted by the economic deficiency and the pharmacists warn that some drug supplies such as those of cancer treatment and diabetes are tapering off.
In the past four years Egypt faced a critical issue in the electricity sector and in May 2014 the shortfall reached 58% from the total production. The shortage in the electricity sector had its impact on homes, factories and businesses in the country.
By: Sara A. Ahmed,LL.B, LL.M. Although Egypt is not one of the OPEC countries, it is yet considered the sixth largest oil producer in Africa. In 1908, Egypt discovered the first oil reservoir; in 2015 Egypt has witnessed the largest gas discovery in its history equaling to 30 trillion
Recent decades have witnessed a fast expansion, integration and sprint development of the global cyberspace. Internet has not been introduced and used for leisure and entertainment purposes only, but rather it has become a global market place
As the world is becoming more interconnected in all realms, business and commerce have intensively grown into a global marketplace, where transactions happen across borders involving several parties and multiple countries i.e. jurisdictions. Therefore, a very practical question normally arises, which jurisdiction governs the contract?
The process of acquiring a work permit in Egypt can be complicated, but most foreigners must have secured a job long before arriving to Egypt and their employer has to take care of the bulk of the paperwork involved in applying for a work permit. The process can take up to six months.
With the acceleration of globalization over the past few decades and its economic, political and cultural consequences; when the global world has become massively interconnected, the legal landscape and its frameworks, as well as practice and points of focus have been changing.
Egypt in its accelerated movement towards economic reform has been emphasizing the importance of real estate development projects and large scale projects in order to restore the market and economy after its decline post Revolution of 2011.
Egypt is considered one of the top countries in copyrights infringement. Prior to Revolution of 2011, Egyptian government was focusing on copyrights protection; however, after the Revolution due to the political instability this focus has significantly been reduced.
There were many debates over the investment law in the Cabinet of Ministers before the Presidential Decree 17/2015 amended some provisions of the Investment Law 8/1997 on March 12, 2015 in the lead up to the Economic Summit in Sharm El Sheikh. In particular amendments touched base of Companies Law 159/1981, I