The fundamental legal framework of the sultanate is laid out in the Basic Statute of the State (Royal Decree 101/1996, as amended), which is essentially Oman’s constitution. All primary legislation is issued by His Majesty the Sultan pursuant to royal decrees, which are published in the bimonthly Official Gazette. Secondary legislation, typically ministerial decisions, is issued and implemented through the government, and published in the Official Gazette. The sultanate has a three-level court…
From The Report: Oman 2013
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With Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, OBG outlines the key corporate, foreign investment, labour and property laws relevant to companies doing business locally in Oman. This includes an overview of Omani corporate law and the legal structures for doing business.
The chapter also features a viewpoint with Bruce B Palmer, Managing Partner in Oman, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost.