Hazim Al Madani Law Firm

Business Law Firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hazim Al Madani Law Firm

Office No.11, 567 Al-Righi Building
Salah Al-Deen Street (60st) Malaz

Riyadh 11433
Saudi Arabia

Phone+966 (11) 4791355
Fax +966 (11) 4783171

Website www.almadanilaw.com
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Law Firm Overview

Hazim Al Madani Law Firm is a business/commercial law and civil litigation firm located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and provides a broad range of legal services for companies, corporations, and individuals. Practice areas include employment and labor disputes, business incorporation, administrative procedures and documents, collection of debts, intellectual property and trademarks, foreign investment advisory services, insurance disputes, contracts and agreements, and family law as well as notary services in Riyadh.

The firm is comprised of lawyers, consultants, and advocates who consult with clients about building and maintaining effective organizations, managing risk and regulation, and preventing or resolving disputes. They are committed to strategizing with clients and ensuring they fully understand each legal issue and potential resolution, working to help them achieve success.

Hazim Al Madani Law Firm’s dedicated and results-oriented team seeks to provide ultimate legal solutions through knowledgeable counsel and skilled representation, including litigation before all courts and tribunals as well as arbitration and settlement negotiations.

Year this Office was Established: 2010

Languages: Arabic, English

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Additional Areas of Law: Collection of Debts and trade instruments; Composition and Publication.


Lawyers

Hazim Bahjat Al Madani Mr. Hazim Bahjat Al Madani
Lawyer
Agency and Distributorship, Business and Industry, Business Formation, Business Law, Business Litigation



Of Counsel

Hassan Abd El Rahman Elfayomi Mr. Hassan Abd El Rahman Elfayomi
Of Counsel
Alimony, Banking and Finance, Banking Law, Business Formation, Business Law

Mahmoud Zidan Mr. Mahmoud Zidan
Of Counsel
Admiralty and Maritime, Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Employee Benefits, Employment



Associates

Miss Dana Almutairi
Associate
Business and Industry, Civil Rights, Communication, Divorce, Employment


Affiliations

  • Arab Lawyer Union
  • Egyptian Bar Association
  • American Business Group of Riyadh (ABGR)

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Articles Published by Hazim Al Madani Law Firm

 Establishment of Saudi Companies Online

Previously, establishment of companies used to take several steps and paths, from the conclusion of an articles of association, the notary’s review, the submission to issue the commercial registry and other applicable companies establishment procedures, which take a lot of time and effort; not to mention the auditing of the companies’ articles of association conducted by the companies’ management at the Chamber of Commerce and Investment.

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 The Expertise of the Saudi Attorneys for the Purposes of developing the Legislative Work in KSA

The Shura Council, represented by its Chairman His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al-Sheikh, and the Chairman of the Saudi Bar Association and Minister of Justice His Excellency Dr. Walid Al-Samaani have concluded the memorandum of understanding, which brings together the members of the Shura Council and the Saudi Bar Association; in order to develop the legislative work between the Shura Council members and the practicing attorneys.

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 Development of Departments Specialized in Family Issues in Saudi Arabia

The Public Prosecutor Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al Moajab explained in his report that the development of specialized departments in the Public Prosecution branches concerned with the family issues will retain confidentiality on one hand, and they will provide each other with the necessary social assistance from guidance and reform on the other hand.

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 Reduced Working Hours in Saudi Arabia

With this title, almost every employee will feel optimistic; but there are those who will be upset about this decision, especially the owners of businesses that require periodic reference to the State; and as usual, with every new decision there will be disparity and clash in the society between supporters and opposers.

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 Organization of the Family Affairs Council in Saudi Arabia

On the 20th of Shawwal 1437 AH, corresponding to the 20th of July 2016 AD, the Council of Ministers, headed by the Deputy Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, held a meeting and adopted several conventions and regulations including the organization of the Family Affairs Council . . .

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 Definition of the Royal Discretion Regulatory Tools in Saudi Arabia

Given the privacy enjoyed by Saudi Arabia concerning the nature of issuing the Royal Discretion, the matter which makes the reader believe that there is no difference between the King's decisions, namely the Royal Order, the Royal Decree, the Royal Directive, and the Supreme Order and that all or some of these nominations lead to the same meaning, which this is a common mistake . . .

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 Liquidation of Commercial Companies in Saudi Arabia

It is widely known that the main purpose for establishing the commercial companies is to achieve economic and investment objectives; and to realize these objectives, it is necessary to discuss the economic feasibility and nature of business activity between the partners.

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 Arbitrary Dismissal of the Employee in Saudi Atrabia

Achievement of justice and finding a balancing point between the parties of the employment contract is the objective of all the labor systems all over the world. This could be achieved through regulating the contractual relationship between the employer and the employee in an attempt to reduce the autonomy of will principle, which gives individuals complete freedom to organize contracts.

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 The Procedures of Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) with the New System in Saudi Araabia

Our noble religion ordered us to give advice and guidance and promote virtue according to certain levels. As Prophet Mohammed (Peace be upon him) said:" Whoever amongst you sees an evil, he must change it with his hand; if he is unable to do so, then with his tongue; and if he is unable to do so, then with his heart; and that is the weakest form of Faith".

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 The Lawsuit Filing Location for Women in Matrimonial Matters in accordance with the Saudi Legal Pleadings System

In ancient times, the woman had no value in the society and did not have the right to inherit or any other rights.

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 Child Abuse in Saudi Arabia

Child abuse and mistreatment are one of the problems faced by a segment of our children who are under the age groups that include early, middle and late childhood, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), was ratified by the Kingdom.

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 Quasi-Judicial Committees and Arbitration in Saudi Arabia

Some of the quasi-judicial committees’ problems, the authority of their decisions, and the extent of appeal against them before the Board of Grievances as the Administrative Court; as these committees belong to the Executive Authority and their decisions should be appealable

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 Implementation of Foreign Rulings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

At first, the term (Foreign Ruling) can be defined in accordance with the Riyadh Arab Agreement for Judicial Cooperation, which stated the following: "In the application of this section, a ruling shall mean any decision – of whatever designation - issued on the basis of judicial or jurisdictional proceedings by courts or by any competent authority for one of the Contracting Parties..."

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 The Fraud and Fraudulent Crime between Its Spread in Saudi Arabia

Recently, the fraud and fraudulent crimes have spread in a clear manner whether through individuals or local or foreign companies.

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 Standard Residential Rental Contract (1-2)

The desire and interest of investors in the private sector to invest more in the residential rental sector, may now enjoy more protection thanks to some developments.

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 Removal of the Land Transport Services Activity in Saudi Arabia

The General Investment Authority has requested from the Supreme Economic Council to remove the land transport services activity from the list of activities excluded from the foreign investment; thus giving way for the foreign companies to enter the Saudi labor market and compete in this field.

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 Franchise Contract in Saudi Arabia

In Saudi Arabia, franchise started small in the late seventies and early eighties; as it was in the form of import from outside the Kingdom, and then this phase has expanded until the number of international companies operating in the franchise field has exceeded 250 companies in the Saudi market.

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 Comparison between the Kuwaiti Lease and the Saudi Lease

The best person is the one who benefits all human beings, and the benefits may differ; as they may and may not come in exchange for a compensation; however, when it is associated with a compensation, attention must be given to its organization method.

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 Trademark and Its Registration in Saudi Arabia

Trademark: What is a trademark? What does it mean?

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 Housing Support Vision 2030 in Saudi Arabia

There is no doubt that the target group of this support, i.e. the “Housing Support”, must be this category of limited-income earners, widows, and divorced women; as this category cannot secure a residence for itself unless after long periods of time, the matter which is almost impossible to achieve.

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 Pleading before Administrative Courts of Appeal in Saudi Arabia Is a Dream Come True

In 1425 AH, the Pleading System before the Board of Grievances was issued, which clearly and explicitly stated the litigation levels at the administrative court, under which the Administrative Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court were established, which added more judicial guarantees for the litigants.

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 Arbitration and Its Impact on the Saudi Economy

In light of the economic developments in Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom issued the new Saudi Arbitration System for 1433 AH (2012); to become an effective means in settling the commercial disputes; as the new system replaced the abolished arbitration system issued in 1403 AH (1982), and it came in line with the economic and growth developments witnessed by the Kingdom.

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 General Requirements that Must Be Provided for Any Foreign Investment License in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has worked hard at opening and attracting foreign investment, so as to contribute positively to the development of the national economy and the sustainable development, and to raise the Saudi manpower level and promote the economic competition at the local and international level, while diversifying the income sources in Saudi Arabia.

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 The Shura Council Issues Its Decision to Reduce the Work Hours to 40 Hours

After the rejection of the Human Resources and Administration Committee belonging to the Shura Council to back down on its agreement on its decision two years ago, the Shura Council resolved this decision to reduce the weekly work hours to 40 hours, without exceeding eight hours a day, along with granting a two-day leave for the workers in the private sector, and also during the month of Ramadan for Muslims . . .

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 Regulatory Controls and Procedures for the Listed Joint-Stock Companies in Saudi Arabia

On the 17th of Rabi Al-Awwal 1438 AH, corresponding to the 16th of December 2016, the Capital Market Authority (CMA) Board issued the regulatory controls and procedures for listed joint-stock companies issued by the CMA Board on 16/1/1438 AH, corresponding to 17/10/2016, under the number (8-127-2016), based on the Companies Law issued by the Royal Decree No. 28/1/1438 AH.

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 Delivery and Rapid Intervention Center Royal Order No. (64279) on 26/12 /1436 AH

n the Royal Order No. (64279) on 26/12 /1436 AH, the Council of Ministers approved the establishment of the Delivery and Rapid Intervention Center, which is related to the Minister of Economy and Planning, who is Chairman of the Follow-up Committee for the implementation of the decisions related to the Council of Economic Affairs and Development. The Center was established to follow-up with the relevant authorities’ implementation of the priority initiatives with economic and developmental importance; along with helping the relevant authorities in developing detailed plans and targeted paths, identifying obstacles early on, coming up with transparency solutions and procedures throughout the implementation period, establishing a head office for the Center in Riyadh, and establishing offices within Saudi Arabia as needed.

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 Womens Included Right

The Saudi Judicial laws include and guarantee all women’s rights upon any litigation procedures.

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 Imposition of White Lands Fees

After a full year of study, the Council Of Ministers approved the White Lands Fees System, after reviewing the Shura Council’s Decision No. (112/65) on 5/2/1437 AH. This System is considered a new addition to Saudi society; as the Kingdom did not have system like that before. Economists ensured the decline in the real estate market, which recorded its highest levels in the previous years; and so the Owner has now one of two options: either sell the land or develop it with economic projects. This is a tangible renaissance in the urban scope; as some residential neighborhoods have not been fully constructed for nearly 20 years.

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 Arbitration as an Alternative Means for Ordinary Courts in Settling Disputes

Arbitration now occupies a wide range of attention in the present day in terms of performance and development; as it is considered an alternative means for the judiciary in the settlement of disputes; especially with regard to the commercial and international disputes, which made Saudi Arabia give it this attention lately in line with the new economic measures pursued by the Kingdom; as it issued the new Arbitration System issued by Royal Decree No. (M/34) on 24/5/1433 AH; and that is for the purposes of finding alternative solutions to reduce the burden on the ordinary courts. Therefore, I will give a brief overview for the comparisons between the arbitration and the ordinary courts.

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 Violations Foreign Investors Make in Saudi Arabia

The executive regulation of the foreign investment system in Article Twenty-one (46) of the Penal Code stipulates the following: (1) Differences between the Commercial Register's data on the data contained in the investment license issued by the Authority with the specifications of the Gulf or Saudi Arabia or international accredited.

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 Co-Branding in Saudi Arabia

Today in the market world, there are endless choices of products and services provided for consumers. In this sense, brands face a great challenge by gaining consumer confidence and proving their name in the market.

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 Executing Foreign Judgments Inside & Outside Saudi Arabia

Over the last two decades, the globe has experienced exceptional growth in world trade. This growth is due in part to regulations and oversight in the international the business sector, resulting in reduced risk in the worlds free market economies. The WTO and GATTs rules and regulations have been a contributing factor in increasing global trade as well

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 Rights of Airlines Customers in Saudi Arabia

A resolution issued by the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Civil Aviation No. (380-20), in 26/05/1438H, approving the Executive Rules of the regulations of protecting the rights of customers, and this regulation aims to standardize some air transport rules, and it consists of 22 articles including the following:

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 Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Since Saudi Arabia&s fundamental law is Sharia law the international community feels that enforcement of any judgment or award issued in foreign jurisdictions based on foreign laws might not be enforced in Saudi Arabia.

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 Summary of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Intellectual Property in Saudi Arabia

The Paris Convention applies to industrial property in the widest sense, including patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models (a kind of "small-scale patent" provided for by the laws of some countries), service marks, trade names (designations under which an industrial or commercial activity is carried out), geographical indications (indications of source and appellations of origin) and the repression of unfair competition.

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 The Single Shareholder Company in Saudi Arabia (Part-2)

In Part 1 of this article, it was mentioned that some legal aspects of the Single Shareholder Company, for example, definitions, methods enforced for establishing it, in addition to mentioning that the Saudi legislative body has prevented to establish more than Single Shareholder Company for the same individual, and here we will continue discussing the few more similar aspects.

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 The Single Shareholder Company in Saudi Arabia (Part-1)

The new Companies Act issued under the Royal Decree No. (3/م), dated in 28/01/1437H, includes new issues and rules in order to form the new KSA policies that aim to facilitate commercial regulations and related procedures, and it aims to remove all regular and legal hinders to cope with the industrial and commercial progress in order to contribute improving KSA investment environment, and diversifying economic activities in all fields and sectors, aiming to achieve development.

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 VAT and Selective Tax in Saudi Arabia

Recently, some questions and discussions have been raised on the Saudi street as well as through the audio and visual media on the decision of the Saudi Council of Ministers on 25/04/1438 H to approve the unified GCC value added tax agreement, and the unified Agreement on Selective Taxation for the GCC States.

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 Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Saudi Arabia&s fundamental law is Sharia law the international community feels that enforcement of any judgement or award issued in foreign jurisdictions based on foreign laws might not be enforced in Saudi Arabia.

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 2030 Vision of Saudi Arabia Is More Favorable for Commercial Sectors

Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing significant economic changes because of the 2030 initiative, which significantly enhances the private sector. The Government of the Kingdom is pursuing the initiative of 2030.

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 Regulations Concerning Import of Pre-Packaged Food Products in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is the largest importer of food and agricultural products among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries (UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain) and has solid governing bodies which are responsible for approval and allowing food products into the Kingdom. In this article I have briefed a part of the regulation covering labelling procedures on pre-packaged foods.

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 Open the Retail and Wholesale Trading Sector in Saudi Arabia for Foreign Entities to be 100% Their Ownership.

The foreign entities in Saudi Arabia are allowed to have 100% ownership in retail and wholesale trading sectors.

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 Oath before the Saudi Courts

Two types of oaths include the Strict Oath and the Completing Oath.

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 Anti Crime Regulation in Saudi Arabia

Recently, the fraud crimes are clearly rising whether it is among any individuals or local /foreign companies.

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 New Amended Trademark Law of Saudi Arabia

Trademark Authority of Saudi Arabia enacts the GCC Trademark Law:

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 The Settlement of Labor Disputes in Saudi Arabia

Restructure and Development of Labor Litigation by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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 New Draft Bankruptcy Law in Saudi Arabia

Advantages and Most Important Procedures

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 Absence of Litigants as per the Law of Procedure before Sharia Courts

Non-appearance of Litigants and their implication as per the Law of Procedure Before Sharia Courts

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 Approval of Municipal Service Charges under Council of Ministers' Decree No. 485 dated 05/11/1437 A.H. in Saudi Arabia

The Council of Ministers chaired by the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince, approved the amendment to municipal service charges as per the schedule set thereby as follows:

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 Retail Trading and Distribution in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s economy showed an impressive performance in the retail sector as per survey of 2015. Saudi Arabia’s retail sector is the largest in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), representing 42% of the council’s market size, followed by the UAE (29%) and Qatar (11%).

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 Insurance Litigation in Saudi Arabia

Insurance Litigation will be dealt with Insurance Dispute Committee and Appeal Committee.

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 Set of Rules and Judiciary Principles Issued by The Saudi Board of Grievance

The Board of Grievance has issued a set of rules and judiciary principles, in 10 volumes, including 4298 pages, 6 volumes thereof are administrative Judiciary Rules and Principles, other 2 are concerned with the commercial judiciary, and the other 2 are for criminal justice

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 IT Crimes in Saudi Arabia

Anti-Cyber Crime Law of Saudi Arabia is ny act committed related to computer or the internet violating stipulations of this law.

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 A Breakthrough in the Retail Sector in Saudi Arabia – 100% Ownership to Foreign Investors

Now a Foreign Investor can have 100 % ownership in retail sectors. SAGIA plans to pump in more high-level investors into the kingdom and introduce new technology and maintain economic growth that may become increasingly important if oil prices stay low and to make Saudi Arabia an international center for the distribution, sale and re-export of products.

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 Executing Foreign Judgments Inside Saudi Arabia

Over the last two decades, the globe has experienced exceptional growth in world trade. This growth is due in part to regulations and oversight in the international the business sector, resulting in reduced risk in the world’s free market economies. The WTO and GATT’s rules and regulations have been a contributing factor in increasing global trade as well.

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 Forming Appeal Committee for Banking Disputes in Saudi Arabia

The Royal Decree Number: – (24/A), dated in 18/02/1437H, was issued stipulating to form the 1st Court of the Banking Disputes Committee, and the 1st Court of the Appeal Committee of Banking Disputes and Violations, according to (Secondly) and ( Fifthly) paragraphs of the Royal Decree number 37441, dated in 11/08/1433H.

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 New Amendments to Company Law of Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Commerce and Industrial (MOCI) announced on 9 November 2015 about New Company Law(NCL), which may be implemented after 150 days from its publication in the Saudi Official Gazette (Um Al Qura). The announcement came after the Kingdom considering the various factors and issues faced by both domestic and Foreign Companies

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 Trademark in the Saudi Law

A trademark, according to the provisions of this law, is the names embracing a distinguished shape, signatures, words, letters, numbers, drawings, codes, stamps, jutting inscriptions; or any other sign, or any combination of it that can be perceived by sight, and apt to distinguish industrial, commercial, professional, and agricultural products; or a project tapping into forests or natural wealth.

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 The Unified Judiciary Law of GCC

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.

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 Capital Market Authority Issued Resolution for Foreign Financial Institutions in Saudi Arabia

On May 4, 2015, the capital market authority “CMA” issued its resolution Number 1-42-2015 regarding to Rules for Qualified Foreign Financial Institutions Investment in Listed Shares in Saudi Arabia.

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 Labor Commissions in Saudi Arabia

The labor Law in Saudi Arabia is a balanced law that regulates all aspects of labor relations between workers and employees and applicable to all Saudi and Non-Saudi workers without discrimination. Respecting the laws and compliance with their provisions enhances labor relations stability and acts as a key for progress and development.

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 Multinational Constriction Companies' Long-Waited Decree

To achieve the aspirations and hopes of our wise leadership, and to materialize their goals by execute huge projects supporting development plans wheel that serve both citizens and residents on equal basis. Solutions should founded and obstacles should be overcomes to meet this request through attracting world experiences.

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 The Role of the Execution Judge before and after Issuance of the Execution Law in Saudi Arabia

Before, the execution was performed by the King or his representative according to Article (50) of the Main Laws for the issued rule in 1412H, and the stipulations of the 2nd paragraph of the 7th Article of the Regions Law issued in 1412H, and this stipulates that the Prince of each region is to be responsible for execution of the judiciary rules in its final status, and now we conclude that the administrative ruler was the one to execute such judicial rules.

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