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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
03 Jun 2021

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC

Rail Infrasructure Projects in the GCC Rail Projects are always an ambitious and expensive affair every country hopes for, not to mention the long time periods required to complete and establish such projects as operational. While providing extensive environmental benefits, reducing the pollution created by cars and other heavy operational…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
20 May 2021

Company Formation in Saudi Arabia

Company setup 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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commercial lawyers in Dubai
19 Apr 2021

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: New Anti-Commercial Concealment provisions

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: New Anti-Commercial Concealment Law 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 an…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
11 Mar 2021

Doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Part II

Guide on 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,…

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corporate lawyers in Saudi Arabia
28 Feb 2021

Doing Business in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | STA Law Firm

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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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Dec 2020

Saudi Arabia: New Mining Investment Law

Saudi Arabia: New Mining Investment Law Introduction  The Middle East has primarily always focused its attention on revenue generated from the oil and gas industry. However, recently these countries are venturing out and exploring other sectors in keeping with their aim of economic diversification. Due to their concentration on oil…

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Lawyers in Dubai
06 Dec 2020

Artificial Intelligence and The Criminal Justice System

Artificial Intelligence & The Criminal Justice System Introduction  As Stephen Hawking once said, “Artificial Intelligence is either the best or the worst thing to happen to humanity.” The fact that the system is constantly evolving and learning from our routine behavior allows it to adapt and become a sophisticated technology…

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Property Lawyers in UAE
23 Nov 2020

Mortgage Agreements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mortgage Agreements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia As per the New Commercial Mortgages Law promulgated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 24 April 2018, the mortgage arrangement is anchored in a fixed debt that is promised to be amortized, or an item guaranteed under the debt or outstanding…

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Lawyers in Dubai
22 Nov 2020

The New Professional Companies Law of Saudi Arabia

The New Professional Companies Law of Saudi Arabia The New Professional Companies Law (PCL) that has been enforced on 26 March 2020 has successfully replaced the former 1991 Professional Companies Law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and all regulations/provisions that are in contradiction to the new Professional Companies Law shall be deemed…

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Financial Lawyers in UAE
10 Nov 2020

Regulations and Requirements for setting up a Company through SAGIA

Regulations and Requirements for setting up a Company through SAGIA It was challenging to set up business in Saudi Arabia until 2018 brought a new era by bringing about many changes to the rules and regulations of the country making it easier for people to set up their businesses. The…

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Lawyers in Dubai
01 Nov 2020

Initial Public Offering - Saudi Arabia

Initial Public Offering - Saudi Arabia Introduction In the early 1930s, capital markets were given a platform in Saudi Arabia but regulations were put in place only post 1980s through the Ministerial Committee, Tadawul and the Capital Market Authority (CMA). These were established to ensure fairness and efficiency in the…

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Lawyers in Dubai
25 Oct 2020

Intellectual Property Rights: Exhaustion of Ownership and Parallel Imports

 Parallel Imports in Middle East and India Introduction Parallel Imports  The term parallel import denotes importation of goods legitimately acquired from the owner of the goods subsequently sold in an unauthorized manner through unauthorized trade channels.  These goods may also be referred to as grey market goods, since, despite being…

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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
22 Oct 2020

E- Commerce Laws in Saudi Arabia

E- Commerce Law in Saudi Arabia Introduction Due to the advance of internet across the globe and in the age of technology, e-commerce has found unprecedented support and flourished greatly during the past decade bringing about a major change in the retail industry, especially during these trying times. Most businesses…

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