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trademark Lawyers in Dubai
23 Mar 2022

Enforcing Trademarks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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
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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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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Lawyers in Abu Dhabi
10 Jan 2022

Pharma 2020: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Manufacturing, Importation, Distribution of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices in Saudi Arabia 1. What are the main laws governing the manufacture, importation, distribution and sale of pharmaceuticals in the Saudi Arabia? Pharmaceutical Establishments in Saudi Arabia are governed by the Law of Pharmaceutical Establishments and Preparations issued by Saudi Arabia Royal…

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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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Law Firms in Dubai
05 Aug 2021

Competition Law: Saudi Arabia: 2021

Competition Law in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 1. What is the name of the main regulator/ regulators governing the competition law in Saudi Arabia? 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…

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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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