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Lawyers in Qatar
14 Jan 2024

An Overview of Qatar's New Anti-Concealment Law

An Overview of Qatar's New Anti-Concealment Law In a strategic move towards upholding the rule of law and reinforcing transparency, Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has recently enacted a groundbreaking law designed to combat the concealment of non-Qatari individuals engaging in commercial, economic, and professional activities in…

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taxation Laws in Qatar
20 Nov 2023

Income Tax Amendment in Qatar

Income Tax Amendment in Qatar The purpose behind the amendments is to adjust the Income Tax Law with worldwide standards and best practices. It is expected that amendments to the Executive Regulations (ER) will be published soon, which will incorporate further insights about the new amendments to the Income Tax…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
05 Aug 2022

Foreign Direct Investment in Qatar: A Guide

Foreign Direct Investment in Qatar: A Guide The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future. - John Maynard Keynes. Foreign direct investment in Qatar has shown an upward trend during the past years. The country's political stability,…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
02 Aug 2022

Evolution of Fintech in the Middle East

Evolution of Fintech in the Middle East “The major winners will be the financial services companies that embrace technology.” With a population of about 600 million people, the Middle East is one of the world's most diverse areas, covering three continents and 21 countries. It is a culturally, politically, and…

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Law Firms in Dubai
21 Jul 2022

Dispute Resolution in Qatar

Dispute Resolution in Qatar "Mediation is one of the most effective tools of nonviolence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise." - Miroslav Lajcak Qatar adopts a legal system based on the civil-law legal system, substantively and procedurally harmonized with Islamic law. Islamic Sharia is the source of…

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Lawyers in Dubai
07 Jul 2022

Qatar's Commercial Companies Law

Qatar's Commercial Companies Law Qatar possesses a business-stimulating environment that instigates investors to invest in different business entities. Setting up a business in Qatar was not restricted to any specific kind of business. The region has expanded itself to encourage various company incorporations in Qatar. As per the law, a…

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Law Firms in Dubai
01 Jun 2022

Enforcing Foreign Awards in Qatar

Enforcing Foreign Awards in Qatar Arbitration has seen a tremendous increase in popularity in Qatar in recent years, including both national and international clients. The number of arbitration cases held in Qatar is on the rise, with many of them being international, with at least one party headquartered outside the country. To…

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Law Firms in Dubai
13 Mar 2022

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
21 Feb 2022

Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Qatar

Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Qatar "Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people." - William Blackstone. During recent years, the expansion of international commercial transactions has increased the disputes involving foreign elements. Some conflicts are settled amicably, and some arguments are settled in courts. In both cases,…

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taxation lawyers in UAE
24 Jan 2022

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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Criminal Lawyers in Dubai
27 Dec 2021

Economic and Fraud Provisions in the 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 Abu Dhabi
14 Nov 2021

Family Law in the 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

Electronic Privacy Laws in the 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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Lawyers in Dubai
27 Aug 2021

Transfer Pricing Regulations in the Middle East

Transfer Pricing Regulations in the Middle East The Transfer Pricing is a common mechanism which the countries use to transfer the tax base. The transfer is often from countries with high taxation to countries with low taxation. Transfer Pricing deprives states of their fair share of taxes from global corporations. In…

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