In the following, we aim to shed some light on the more relevant laws applicable to foreign investors in Egypt. In this respect, we shall focus on the corporate, labour, investment and property laws of the country. 1. Corporate Law All newly established corporate vehicles in Egypt are subject to the provisions of the Companies Law No. 159 of 1981 (Companies Law), which is the general law of application. The Companies Law prescribes all corporate governance rules and regulations in relation…
From The Report: Egypt 2018
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In conjunction with Helmy, Hamza & Partners, this chapter contains an overview of the legal framework in which local and foreign investors operate in Egypt, including the regulations governing different sectors, the rules for investment and expatriate employment, and recently introduced legislation on trade and financial services.
This chapter contains a viewpoint from Mohamad Talaat, Managing Partner, Helmy, Hamza & Partners.