June 18, 2020

Owing to World Health Organization (WHO) instructions, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled Al-Anani has declared the adoption of several disciplines and stipulations for hotel accommodation, concerning domestic… […]

SAP Cairo - news

June 18, 2020

By virtue of Prime Minister Decree No.1196 of 2020, published in the official gazette on Thursday 11 June 2020, the Government has reduced some precautionary measures adopted to contain the pandemic of COVID-19….. […]


June 18, 2020

Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR”) have become an important focus for most countries. Recognising the importance of IPR in developing their economies and fostering innovation, many countries have put into place rules and regulati […]

SAP Cairo - Patent law

June 18, 2020

Free trade is usually defined as a trade policy that does not restrict imports or exports. It can also be understood as the free market idea when it comes to international trade, which opens  […]

SAP Cairo - Govt intervention

June 17, 2020

يُسٌلم الفكر الاقتصادي والمالي بأن الضرائب بنوعيها (المباشرة وغير المباشرة) تعد من أهم أدوات السياسة المالية في إدارة وتوجيه النشاط الاقتصادي وتحقيق أهداف التنمية الاقتصادية والاجتماعية بوجه عام. إن صياغة أيه سياسة للتنمية في معناها الواسع، لابد وأن تفرض مشكلات التمويل …[..]

SAP Cairo - Law no 24

June 16, 2020

تعد حقوق الإنسان من أهم مقومات الدول حاليا، إذ تسعى الدول إلى ضمان تمتع الإنسان بحقوقه، وذلك فى ضوء تحقيق المصالح العامة لها، وهذا ما يجعل تطبيق حقوق الإنسان تطبيقاً مطلقاً من الصعوبة بمكان في ظل الأزمات التي تواجه الدول حالياً، فقد تصدم المصالح …[..]

SAP Cairo - Health emergency

May 18, 2020

نص القانون رقم 17 لسنة 2020 في مادته الأولى على تعديل للبند الأول من المادة الأولى، ولنصي المادتين (14، 16مكرراً) من قانون مكافحة غسل الأموال. كما نص في مادته الثالثة على إضافة مواد ونصوص جديدة بأرقام (1/ بند ى)، (9 مكرراً)، (14 مكرراً /1)، (17 مكرراً)، (18مكرراً)، (18 مكرراً /1)، (18 مكرراً /2)… …[..]

Cairo - Money Laundering 1

May 18, 2020

عنيت جميع التشريعات بالمعاقبة على الاعتداء على أمن الدولة من جهة الداخل لما تنطوي علية هذه الجريمة من جسامة تهدد نظام الدولة وأمن الناس. وقد بدأت هذه الجريمة في صور المساس بولي الأمر فعاقب عليها القانون الروماني بعقوبات جسيمة….[..]

Cairo - Terrorism

April 27, 2020

It now has been well over a month since COVID-19 has emerged as not only a threat to people’s lives, but also as a complicating influence affecting financial transactions and the performance of obligations pursuant to commercial contracts. Many local and international businesses have suffered as a result […]

Coronavirus economic impact concept image

April 27, 2020

The Egyptian government has adopted numerous decisions in order to limit the impact of COVID-19 including but not limited to imposing a night curfew, suspension of all schools and universities, reducing the number of government employees, and giving exceptional leaves to a large scale of employees. […]

COVID 19 Employment

April 27, 2020

Since December 2019 the COVID-19([1]) outbreak has disturbed the whole world. Lockdowns, curfews, travel cancellations, gathering bans and other precautionary measures have been taken globally in an attempt to limit its sp […]

COVID 19 Arbitration

April 27, 2020

 إن فيروسات كورونا هي زمرة واسعة من الفيروسات تشمل فيروسات يمكن أن تتسبب في مجموعة من الاعتلالات في البشر، تتراوح ما بين نزلة البرد العادية وبين المتلازمة التنفسية الحادة الوخيمة. كما أن الفيروسات من هذه الزمرة تتسبب في عدد من الأمراض الحيوانية. وبظهور فيروس كورونا المسبب لمتلازمة الشرق الأوسط التنفسية، حيث إن هذه السلالة […]


March 29, 2020

Over the past few days, Coronavirus ( now known as COVID-19 ) suddenly and quickly spread over almost all the world and became a pandemic, leading all countries to take precautionary measures to protect their citizens from being exposed to this kind of fatal virus. The measures too the form of preventing g […]

Cairo - Coronavirus & Unfair Competition

March 29, 2020

he Coronavirus[1] (“COVID-19”) pandemic[2] that was first reported in Wuhan, China[3] rapidly spread to more than 100 countries including the UK and the USA, threating world health and by extension having a substantial impact on businesses. The World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, decla […]

Cairo - Joint Stocks

March 29, 2020

نصت المادة 18 من الدستور المصري على أن: (” لكل مواطن الحق في الصحة وفي الرعاية الصحية المتكاملة وفقاً لمعايير الجودة، وتكفل الدولة الحفاظ على مرافق الخدمات الصحية العامة ..[…]التي تقدم خدماتها للشعب ودعمها والعمل على رفع كفاءتها وانتشارها الجغرافي العادل…..

Cairo - Covid Arabic Article

March 29, 2020

Owing to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)[1] all over the world and the ease with which it is transmitted, most countries have reported cases of infection. The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Africa according to the World Health Organisation (“WH […]

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September 2, 2019

Discussion was continuing in parliament this year before it adjourned for the summer recess regarding the amendment of the old tenancy law for non-residential properties, with the discussion of a new law being postponed to the upcoming parliamentary round. 

Under the old law, rents determined years ago may no longer be compatible with the current value of […]

egypt tenancy law

July 5, 2019

The dialogue between civilisations has always been an indispensable way to understand the different cultures, lifestyles, and worldviews of different people in the international community. 

In 2001, then secretary-general of the UN Kofi Anan proclaimed that year as the International Year of Dialogue among Civilisations, saying that “the United Nations itself was created in the belief that dialogue can triumph over discord, that diversity is a universal value and that the peoples of the world are far more united by their common fate than they are divided by their separate identities […]


March 24, 2019

Egypt has been making important legislative and other efforts to deal with the problem of illegal migration

Two weeks ago, the First Arab-European Summit meeting was held in Sharm El-Sheikh in the presence of heads of government of the Arab and European countries to discuss joint challenges and mutual cooperation, particularly Arab-European relations in the political, security and economic fields […]

egypt migration law

October 17, 2018

Preventing child marriage is a development priority as well as a matter of human rights, with legislation, education and community attitudes all having a role to play

It is not an easy thing to take away someone’s innocence and childhood, especially if it is taken from those who cannot defend it because of their weakness and by those who are supposed to be the source of their strength, in other words their parents […]

egypt marriage law

August 15, 2018

Almost seven years have passed since the outbreak of the Syrian Revolution in 2011 when the first demonstrations broke out in the capital Damascus and the southern city of Deraa calling for the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his government.

The subsequent seven years have been plagued by a full-scale civil war, terrorist incidents and generalised armed conflict, leading to the displacement of nearly five million Syrian citizens outside Syria, according to UN figures  […]

egypt immigration law

Jun 20, 2018

Many European Union countries now offer incentives to foreign investors in the form of permanent residency rights or easier requirements for citizenship

A previous article in Al-Ahram Weekly touched on Egyptian laws governing the foreign ownership of real estate in Egypt, including the advantages granted to foreigners in tourist areas and the restrictions on ownership in strategic areas and the Sinai Peninsula […]

investor egypt law

March 15, 2018

Mediation can lead to win-win solutions to business disputes, making countries more attractive to international investors

Mediation is a method of settling disputes by amicable means and is defined as an alternative way of resolving disputes between the parties through a third party called a “mediator” to reach an appropriate settlement […]

stocks egypt law

January 31, 2018

As a method of settling disputes by amicable means, arbitration is a legal alternative for the resolution of civil or commercial disputes outside the courts in which the parties to a dispute refer it to one or more arbitrators by whose decision they agree to be bound. As was said by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, “an arbitrator goes by the equity of a case, a judge by the strict law.” […]

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