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  • Egypt’s New Investment Law 2017

    Posted in News on Jun 03, 2017

    The new investment law no. 72 of 2017 is ratified and officially published on the 31st of May 2017 (the “Investment Law”). The law comes into effect the next day and it cancels and replaces the Investment Guarantees and Incentives Law no. 8 for 1997 (“Law 8/1997”). The aim of the law is generally to attract new investments to Egypt through offering further incentives and guarantees, removing obstacles and streamlining the procedure.

  • Extending the Notification Period required for Calling General Assembly

    Posted in News on May 28, 2017

    On 14th May 2017, The Minister of Investment issued Decree no. 94 of 2017 amending the third paragraph of Article 203 of the executive regulation of the Companies Law.

  • April 2017 Newsletter

    Posted in News on May 09, 2017

    Legal Updates and Riad&Riad news.

  • New Law for Simplification of Industrial Licenses

    Posted in News on May 07, 2017

    The long-waited law on the Simplification of Industrial Licensing Procedures is finally issued on 8 May 2017 by virtue of Law no. 15 of 2017 ("Law"). The Law is a major step toward streamlining the licensing procedures which is one of the chronical challenges facing the industrial sector in Egypt.

  • R&R is recommended by Legal500 Europe, Middle East and Africa

    Posted in News on May 04, 2017

    Legal 500 carried out an interview with our partner Dr. Eman Riad to give her insights on how the firm is acting to cope with the changing needs of the legal market in Egypt.

  • New Chairman and Deputy for the Suez Canal Economic Zone

    Posted in News on May 03, 2017

    On 29 April 2017, Presidential Decree no. 200 of 2017 was issued to nominate Mohab Mamish as the Chairman of the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone for a period of one year, in replacement of Dr. Ahmed Darwish.

  • New Executive Regulation of EGY-NADO

    Posted in News on May 02, 2017

    The Minister of Youth and Sports issued the Decree no. 208 of 2017 promulgating new anti-doping executive regulation for the Egyptian Anti-Doping Organization

  • Establishment of the SME Development Authority

    Posted in News on May 01, 2017

    The Authority is called the ‘Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Projects Development Authority’, and it is affiliated to the Minister of Trade and Industry.

  • Dr. Fatma Salah Participates in the Education Development Committee formed by the Minister of Education

    Posted in News on May 01, 2017

    Partner Dr. Fatma Salah has been selected by the Education Support Fund to be a member in the special committee established by the Minister of Education, Dr. Tarek Shawky for reviewing and amending the education-related laws and regulations.

  • Amending the Law Regulating Lists of Terrorists

    Posted in News on Apr 30, 2017

    Law no. 8 for 2015 Regulating Lists of Terrorists was amended on the 27th of April 2017 to ease the conditions for listing an entity or an individual under the terrorists’ lists and give the public prosecution more flexibility in this regard.