Articles


  • Egypt New Personal Data Protection Law

    Posted in Articles on Jul 18, 2020

    A new law No. 151 for 2020 is issued in Egypt on 15 July 2020 to regulate Personal Data Protection (the “Data Protection Law” or the “Law”). The Law is modeled to a large extent on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • Egypt Court Annuls Award against Libya on the Substantive Ground of Fundamental Error of Law

    Posted in Articles on Jun 17, 2020

    In a ‘ground-breaking’ precedential decision, the Cairo Court of Appeal in Egypt ruled that it can review an arbitral award for fundamental errors of law that amount to a violation of public policy or equity and justice notions.

  • Branded Residence in Egypt | Legal Framework

    Posted in Articles on Mar 02, 2020

    Content

    1. Introduction
    2. Does Branded Residence Fall into the Hospitality Class?
    3. Common Property (Strata) Title Under Egyptian Law
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    4. Branded Residence Legal Documentation
      • How to preserve the Operator’s right to operate and manage the Units
      • How to maintain control over shared facilities
      • How to deal with multiple participants in the rental pool structure
      • How to preserve the branded unit in the rental pool
      • Protection of the brand
      • Loss of brand and the right of termination and exit

  • Employee Rights on Business Transfers

    Posted in Articles, News on Nov 26, 2019

    partner, Dr. Eman Riad, published an article with Al-Borsa Newspaper regarding the transfer of undertakings and its consequences on the employees under the Egyptian Labor Law.

  • New Law on the Egyptian Drug Authority and the Unified Medical Procurement System

    Posted in Articles, News on Nov 20, 2019

    On 25 August 2019, Law No. 151 of 2019 was issued for the establishment and regulation of two new public authorities in the pharmaceutical sector, namely, the Egyptian Drug Authority ("EDA") and the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement, Medical Supply and Technology Management ("AUPP").

  • Egypt Imposes Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of Real Estate Brokerage Companies

    Posted in Articles on Nov 01, 2019

    On 13 October 2019, the Minister of Trade and Industry issued Decree No. 827 of 2019 amending the Executive Regulations of the Commercial Agency and Brokerage Law No. 120 for 1982.

  • Release of Egypt's First Central Movable Collateral Registry

    Posted in Articles on May 15, 2018

    The Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority (“FRA”) announced the launch of the Egypt's first central movable collateral registry.

  • Licensing Private Schools between A Complex Legal Framework & Procedural Constraints

    Posted in Articles on May 02, 2017

    Education is the key to development of societies and the driver of its progress. Despite efforts by the state to implement reform-oriented educational policies, and the allocation of substantial resources to spending on education and developing government schools to accommodate the steady increase in classroom density, the government remains unable to provide an acceptable quality of education.

  • Legal Framework of the Pharmaceutical Sector in Egypt

    Posted in Articles on Mar 07, 2017

    Having an effective and enforceable legal structure for the pharmaceutical sector is an essential element in achieving the country's goals of accessibility, quality, and rational use of medicine. This report aims to review the current pharmaceutical sector-related legal provisions in Egypt. The pharmaceutical sector in Egypt is mainly regulated by law No. 127 of 1955 on the Pharmacy Profession (“Pharmacy Law”) and other decrees and internal circulars issued by MoH and its affiliated bodies.

  • Opportunities and Challenges in Egypt’s New Industrial Zones

    Posted in Articles on Mar 01, 2017

    In the Roundtable organised by the British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA), under the name “Opportunities in the New Industrial Zones”, our Partner Dr. Fatma Salah discussed the regulatory challenges facing the manufacturing sector in Egypt.