Sharjah has long played an important economic and cultural role in the UAE, and boasts one of the most diversified economies by regional standards, with no individual sector accounting for more than 20% of GDP.
Interviews & Viewpoints | John Wilson, Managing Proprietor, John Wilson Partners : Viewpoint from The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
The Immigrants and Emigrants Act requires non-nationals entering Sri Lanka to obtain a visa unless exempted, although there are provisions for nationals of certain countries to enter without a visa for tourism or business purposes and to receive endorsement upon arrival. Administratively, an electronic travel authorisation (ETA) scheme is in...
Articles & Analysis | Updates to the reformed Inland Revenue Act and Foreign Exchange Act in Sri Lanka from The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
Following on from 2016 – which saw a number of important legislative reforms – 2017 was another particularly significant year in which several changes were legislated or initiated by Parliament. The two major developments in the legal landscape enacted by Parliament were the passage of the Inland Revenue Act and the Foreign Exchange Act.
Articles & Analysis | A breakdown of legal protections for minority shareholders in Tunisia from The Report: Tunisia 2018
No major economic legislation was established in 2017 as policymakers remained focused on completing the implementation of a new investment framework, which was enacted on April 1, 2017 with the New Investment Law.