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Monday January 29th, 2018

Important Amendments to the Companies Law

The 16th of January 2018 saw the issuance of a broad range of amendments to Companies Law No. 159 of 1981. The amendment covers a number of significant issues, including the addition of a new form of company that the law calls the ‘one-person company’, and several other significant amendments to the rules concerning company […]

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Wednesday March 7th, 2018

A New Bankruptcy Law

On 19 February 2018, the Law No. 11 of 2018 for Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy-avoiding Settlement was issued (generally referred to as the “Bankruptcy Law”). The Law is considered one of the most important pieces of economic legislation to come out lately. It adds novel concepts and introduces a new approach to dealing with persons […]

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Tuesday March 6th, 2018

Biggest Competition Related Fines in Egypt’s History Imposed on Four Pharmaceutical Companies

On 28 February 2018, the Cairo Economic Court issued a fine totaling five billion five hundred and eighty million EGP against four medicine distribution companies for violations of the Competition Law. The competition regulator, the Egyptian Competition Authority, had initiated legal proceedings in 2015 against the four companies (Ramco Pharm– Ibn Sina – Multi Pharma […]

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Tuesday March 6th, 2018

The Egyptian Tax Authority Launches an Electronic Filing System

Last February , the Minister of Finance announced the establishment of an electronic system for the submission of tax returns on the Tax Authority’s website. This is part of wider developments aiming to facilitate tax processes to improve Egypt’s overall business environment, including a decision to switch from a paper tax card to an electronic […]

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Wednesday February 14th, 2018

The Universal Health Insurance Law Roundtable

On Tuesday 30 January 2018, Thebes Consultancy hosted a Roundtable event for Egypt Legal Update subscribers on the new Universal Health Insurance Law No. 2 of 2018. The roundtable provided a brief historical background on Egyptian health insurance laws outlining the basic legislative architecture regulating Egypt’s healthcare sector. The Roundtable covered the Law’s scope and […]

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