Foreign institutions can be confident in the rule of law in Qatar, as its bicephalous legal system is accessible to international investors. Business can be conducted in various ways: by registering with the Qatar Financial Centre; incorporating a local entity under Law No. 5 of 2002; or appointing a commercial agent, branch office or representative trade office. In August 2015 the new Commercial Companies Law (CCL) of 2015 was introduced along with changes such as the minimum capital requirement…
From The Report: Qatar 2017
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This chapter contains an overview of the legal framework in which local and foreign investors operate in Qatar, including a summary of the rules and requirements for foreign investors, a rundown of the new changes to the labour law, and a look at the modifications to the arbitration process that are taking shape.
This chapter contains a viewpoint from Mubarak Bin Abdulla Al Sulaiti, Chairman, Al Sulaiti Law Firm.