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  • Work Permit in Egypt
       Provided by Youssry Saleh Law Firm

    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.

  • Yemeni Bribery & Anti-Corruption Laws & Facilitating Payments in Practice
       Provided by Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Sons

    An overview of the current legal framework regarding bribery and anti-corruption in Yemen followed by a discussion of the practical implications of the framework with respect to the payment of facilitating payments. Criminal code No. 12 of 1994 is a general Law addressing all matter related to crime and punishment. A more specific Law addressing bribery and anti corruption was issued in 2006, namely the Anti Corruption Law.

  • Liability for Collisions under UAE Maritime Law
       Provided by Karbal & Co.

    Hosting one of the world’s largest ports, Dubai has rapidly expanded to become a leading maritime hub. As an expected consequence of the growth of Dubai’s maritime industry, the number of marine accidents has steadily increased over the past few years, as Dubai Port police have reported that there were 53 maritime accidents in 2013, 37 accidents in 2012, and 34 accidents in 2011. According to Marasi News, 9 of the 37 accidents that had taken place in 2013 were collisions.

  • Trade Secrets in Kenya: A Case for Small and Medium Enterprises
       Provided by Sudi & Associates

    Innovation in the Kenyan SME sector makes it mandatory for the different players to start thinking about their intellectual property management strategies.

  • Property Investors in Dubai may Withhold Payment of Due Installments
       Provided by Motei & Associates, Attorneys at Law

    A property investor in Dubai may withhold payment of due installments whilst the developer is in breach of his contractual obligations.

  • Outline of the New Insurance Code of the Democratic Republic of Congo
       Provided by Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associates

    The new DRC Insurance Code represents a real revolution in this sector, which has been so far affected by the disparity of laws, which are sometimes obsolete and unsuitable to the international conventions in this matter, and by the monopoly granted to the "Société Nationale des Assurances ".

  • The Unified Judiciary Law of GCC
       Provided by Hazim AL-Madani Law Firm

    In 34th Session of the Supreme Council of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) the council agreed that The Unified Judiciary law of GCC.

  • Liberalization of Insurance Sector in Democratic Republic of Congo
       Provided by Yav & Associates

    Liberalisation of the Insurance Industry in the Democratic of Congo is now a fact. The new Insurance Law of the Democratic Republic of Congo of 17th March 2015, replace legislation that goes back to the immediate post-independence period of the 1960s.

  • Divorce under Tunisian Law
       Provided by Dr. Brahim LATRECH Law Office

    In Tunisia, the Family Law is regulated by the Code of Personal Status.The rules applicable to divorce in Tunisian law is the Articles 29 et seq of the Code of Personal Status.

  • Oil Contracts, What Is it all About?
       Provided by Dandashli & Associates

    Perhaps fuel could be the quickest product to come in to mind when thinking about petroleum, but the list of petroleum products is long and includes numerous materials such as propane, liquid fuels blending such as kerosene, benzene, etc…lubricants, sulfar, asphalt and many more….Petroleum contracts through the history were designed with crude oil in mind, and this ethos still dominate the structure of the contracts up to this date.

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