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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Mar 2022

KSA Data Protection Law and Recent Updates

KSA Data Protection Law and Recent Updates The Mid East's safety regulatory process is complex, and it generally is becoming fairly more so with the publication of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL). Whereas the PDPL integrates the primary functionality of contemporary records safety laws, it mostly is…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
01 Feb 2022

Enforcing Trademarks in Kingdom of KSA

Enforcing Trademarks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia “A great trademark is appropriate, dynamic, distinctive, memorable, and unique.”  – Primo Angeli Introduction Common law rights are not recognized under Saudi Arabian law. Trademark rights can only be obtained through registration. The only exception is well-known trademarks that are recognized as…

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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Dec 2021

Understanding censorship Across the GCC

Understanding Censorship Across the GCC Censorship is one method of the government to control media. Censorship is characterized as concealment or forbiddance of speech or composing that is considered subversive of the benefit of everyone. It happens in all manifestations of power in some degree, yet in present day times…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
06 Nov 2021

Family Law in GCC

Family Law in GCC A Family is formed by considering several factors like the social, political, and monetary. Similarly, there is a legal design in framing a family. In a net shell a family law covers two fundamental fields one is the relationship between spouses and the other is the…

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Data security Laws in UAE
19 Oct 2021

closer look at Electronic Privacy Laws in GCC

A closer look at Electronic Privacy Laws in the GCC The cooperation council for the Arab State of the Gulf is commonly known as Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is a regional, intergovernmental, political and economic union that consists of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf except Iraq. The…

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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
30 Sep 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in Middle East

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the Middle East “There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open…

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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Aug 2021

GCC VAT Agreement

GCC VAT Agreement Introduction Globally the VAT system has been around for a long time. However, for the most part, Arab countries have been operating tax-free in that respect. Over 160 countries around the world have adopted the indirect tax method to reduce the fiscal deficit and facilitate a steady…

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Lawyer Riyadh
18 Jun 2021

Why Should You Consider Hiring a Lawyer in Riyadh?

When it comes to your legal rights, you should never take them for granted. This is especially true in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where the law system can be quite complex or different from what you might be used to back home. To make sure that your rights are protected and…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
21 Apr 2021

Company set-up in the KSA

Company set-up in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Introduction: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is the Middle East's largest economy, with a history of oil production as its primary source of revenue. And it is one of the Arab countries that is a member of the G20.  It is…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
07 Apr 2021

New Anti-Commercial Concealment

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: New Anti-Commercial Concealment (veiling) provisions Introduction In August 2020, a new Anti-Commercial Concealment Law was introduced by Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers, which will be effective on the last week of January 2021. The law is introduced for the purpose of eliminating the shadow economy or…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
28 Feb 2021

Doing business in KSA-II

Doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Part ii Tax XII. What contributions are made towards social security by the employee and the employer during the employment relationship? Is there an Income Tax regulation in the KSA? There are no income taxes impositions for the employees; however, the Saudi…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
21 Feb 2021

Pharma 2020 KSA

Pharma 2020 KSA 1. What are the main laws governing the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals in the jurisdiction? Pharmaceutical Establishments in Saudi Arabia are governed by the Law of Pharmaceutical Establishments and Preparations issued by Saudi Arabia Royal Decree No. M31/1425 dated 01/06/1425H (corresponding to 18/07/2004) (the PE Law).…

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Law Firms in Dubai
20 Feb 2021

Competition 2020 KSA

Competition 2020 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1. What is the name of the main regulator/ regulators governing the competition law in this jurisdiction? The Board of the General Authority for Competition (the Board). The General Authority for Competition (the GAC). The Committee for Adjudication of Competition Law Violations (the Committee).…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
15 Feb 2021

Doing Business in KSA-I

Doing Business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Part I What is the legal system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)? The legal system in the Kingdom is primarily based on: Civil law, heavily relying on Sharia law and Islamic teachings on matters that are not codified under the…

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