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The Egyptian Arbitration Law

April 2007 - Crime. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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THE EGYPTIAN ARBITRATION LAW Egypt introduced its first specific Arbitration Law in 1994 by adopting the UNCITRAL Model Law with very limited modifications. 

Egyptian Anti Monopoly Law

April 2007 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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The Egyptian Law of Protection of Competition and Prevention of Monopoly Practices was promulgated by Law No. 3 of 2005 and entered into force on 16 May 2005.

Industrial Designs and Drawings

April 2007 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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Industrial designs and drawings enjoy protection for ten years starting from the date of application for registration in Egypt, and the protection is renewable for five years.

EGYPTIAN OIL AND GAS CONCESSIONS

April 2007 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources . Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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THE EGYPTIAN INCOME TAX LAW

April 2007 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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The Egyptian Consumer Protection Law

April 2007 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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The Consumer Protection Law no.67 of 2006 was promulgated and published on the 20th of May 2006.

The Egyptian Arbitration Law

April 2007 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights Regulations in Egypt

April 2007 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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PATENTS, TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS REGULATIONS IN EGYPT

NOTES ON THE EGYPTIAN COMMUNICATIONS LAW

April 2007 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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THE EGYPTIAN INVESTMENT LAW

April 2007 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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NOTES ON THE EGYPTIAN FINANCIAL LEASING LAW

April 2007 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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THE EGYPTIAN BANKING AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE LAW

April 2007 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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THE EGYPTIAN BANKING AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE LAW

THE NEW EGYPTIAN LABOR LAW

April 2007 - Employment. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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A work permit is required for foreigners who intend to work in Egypt.

CHOICE OF LEGAL BUSINESS FORMS

April 2007 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY RULES

April 2007 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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Egypt has up to the first of October 1999 applied a Commercial Code that dated back to 1883.

Choice of legal business forms under Egyptian law

September 2005 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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1. The Egyptian Law provides for the existence to full partnerships, limited partnerships, partnerships limited by shares, limited liability companies and joint stock companies, all of which are more or less modeled on the classical European Continental Style.

The Egyptian income tax law

September 2005 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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A new income tax law no. 91 of 2005 (the "Law") was promulgated in Egypt that drastically amended the income tax rules that were applied up to the date of its entry into force as from June 10, 2005.

Notes on Egyptian governmental tenders and BOOT transactions

October 2004 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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A new law concerning Governmental tenders and auctions was promulgated in 1998 which clears up some of the ambiguities found in the previous law, and which explicitly provides for the right of the private contractor to claim damages from the Government in case it contravenes its contractual obligations, unless the parties agree to arbitration in accordance to the Egyptian Law on Arbitration in Civil and Commercial Matters No. 27 of 1994 as amended.

The Egyptian banking and foreign exchange law

October 2004 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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The new Central Bank, Banking System and Foreign Exchange Law no 88 of 2003 (the "Banking Law") introduced many new Concepts that are worth noting and which affect the investors in those fields.

Notes on the Egyptian financial leasing law

October 2004 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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Egypt has a modern financial leasing law that was promulgated in 1995 and amended thereafter which provides for the necessity to register the financing lessors and the financing leases.

The Egyptian investment law

October 2004 - Finance. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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The current Law No. 8 of 1997 on Investment Guarantees and Incentives Law (the "Investment Law") offer incentives for Egyptians and foreigners for investment in certain fields of activities including interalia the following:

The new Egyptian labor law

October 2004 - Employment. Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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A work permit is required for foreigners who intend to work in Egypt.

The new Egyptian labor law promulgated by law no 12 of 2003 (the "New Labor Law") provides that the employer is allowed to employ the employees on probation for up to three months and the employment contract may be either for a definite or an indefinite period of time.

Transfer of technology rules of Egyptian law

October 2004 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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Egypt has up to the first of October 1999 applied a Commercial Code that dated back to 1883.

Obviously, the provisions of the old Code that regulated a vital part of the commercial activity, were no longer adequate for the radically different conditions and needs of the new millennium, and Egypt faced this situation by promulgating a new modern Commercial Code (No. 17 of 1999) which is more in line with the prevailing commercial climate of the new century.

Notes on the Egyptian communications law

October 2004 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Kosheri, Rashed & Riad .

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A new Law was promulgated under No. 10 for the year 2003 organizing Communications in Egypt (the "Communications Law").

According to the Communications Law the "National Authority for Organization of Communications" ("TRA") is the governmental Authority that is responsible for applying this Law.