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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 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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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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