Egypt Legal Update

The Ministry of Trade and Industry issued last week two decisions pertaining to Export Councils. The first decision organizes the legal and administrative structure of Export Councils in general while the second decision recomposes the board of directors of a number of key Councils. This

Movable Guarantees Law Adopted

Last week witnessed the adoption of one of the most important economic pieces of legislation in the last few years, namely the Guarantees over

New and Highly Relevant Decree

On 1 October 2015, the Prime Minister issued a decree forming the Ministerial Committee for the Identification of Unutilised State Assets (the

New Rules and Standards for Mo

The Board of Directors of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (“EFSA”) has recently issued a decision that deals with the ru

Amendments to the Environment

On 19 October 2015, a Decree-Law amending some provisions of the Environment Law was issued by the President.

Executive Regulations to the N

On 8 November 2015, the Executive Regulations to the new Civil Service Law were issued by way of a Decree of the Prime Minister.

New Prime Minister Decree to R

Recently, the Prime Minister issued a decree forming a new working group to provide goods and regulate the prices of goods (the “Decree”).

New Prime Minister Decree to P

On 1 November 2015, the Prime Minister issued a decree forming a new committee to put a working plan for the reform and simplification of the

Amendment of the Social Securi

Presidential Decree No. 117 of 2015[1] amended some provisions of the Social Insura

Amendments of the Listing Rule

The board of directors of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (“EFSA”) issued decision No. 114 of 2015

Increasing Penalties for Envir

Two recent Presidential Decree-Laws have significantly increased penalties for environmental damages to the Nile River stream, as well as land

Decree of the Minister of Manp

The Minister of Manpower and Immigration issued decision No. 305 of 2015[1] (the “

Amendments to the Illicit Gain

On 20 August 2015, amendments to the Illicit Gains Law were made by way of a presidential decree (the “Amendments).