• 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").


    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    Legal Updates

  • R&R advise Saudi’s FAS Energy in singing MOU with NUCA for Waste-to-Energy Station in East Cairo

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    R&R had the pleasure to support FAS Energy, an affiliate to Fawaz El Hokair Group, in drafting the MOU it signed with the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) to set up a waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in 10th of Ramadan City.

  • Approving Egypt - Cyprus Gas Pipeline Agreement

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    In December 2018, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued the Presidential Decree no. 537 of 2018 (the “Decree”) approving the agreement entered into between Egypt and Cyprus on 19 September 2018 to establish a direct natural gas subsea pipeline between the two countries (the “Agreement”).

  • New Decree for Foreigners Work Permits

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    On 16 July 2019, a new ministerial decree no. 146 of 2019 was published in the Official Gazette regulating the procedures and requirements for granting work permits to foreigners (the "New Decree").

  • New Rules for Work Permit of Foreign Shareholders and Managers

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    In order to extract a work permit for a foreign shareholder or manager to work in an Egyptian company incorporated under the Companies Law no. 159 of 1981, certain requirements relating to the capital of the company should be met.

  • Amendments to the New Investment Law

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    On 31 July 2019, the House of Representatives approved the first amendment to Egypt’s new Investment Law no. 72 of 2017. The amendments are introduced by virtue of Law no. 141 of 2019.

  • Licensing the Possession of Guns

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    On 14 July 2019, the Minister of Interior issued Decree no. 1300 of 2019 determining the procedures and requirements for licensing the possession of sonic, air and gas guns and their ammunitions

  • Establishing a Center for Settling Non-banking Financial Disputes

    Posted in News on Aug 28, 2019

    On 11 July 2019, a Presidential Decree no. 335 of 2019 (the “Decree”) was issued to establish a non-profit center called “the Egyptian Centre for Voluntary Arbitration and Settlement of Non-banking Financial Disputes” responsible for settling disputes arising under non-banking financial laws

  • Riad & Riad Advises Savills, the Global Property Experts

    Posted in News on Jun 10, 2019

    Riad & Riad had the honor to advise and assist the global real estate advisor, Savills, in setting up its legal presence in Egypt.