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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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Tuesday February 20th, 2018

The Executive Regulations of the New Gas Market Law

  In August 2017, Law No. 196 of 2017 on Organizing the Activities of the Gas Market was enacted to regulate the gas market in Egypt. It aimed to transform the dominance of the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) in the downstream market by opening the door to increased participation from the private sector. […]

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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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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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Thursday January 18th, 2018

The New Health Insurance Law: The Beginning of the Battle, Not the End

Dr. Ziad Bahaa-Eldin Published in Arabic in El-Shorouq newspaper on Monday December 25th 2017 The health insurance law passed by the parliament last week has both defenders and opponents. Some saw it as a first step toward universal social insurance, but others feared it bring additional financial burdens without improving health service. Still others rejected […]

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