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New Data Protection Law in Egypt

Posted on: August 27th, 2020

On the 15th of July 2020, Egypt enacted the Data Protection Law No. 151 of 2020 (hereinafter  the “DPL” or the “Law”), the first of its kind for the state, to govern the activities related to personal data recipients, controllers, and processors. The DPL will come into effect three months following its publication in the […]

هل تسريح الموظفين فى ظل تفشي فيروس الكورونا المستجد (كوفيد 19) حق أم يعد بإنه فصل تعسفى من قبل أصحاب الأعمال؟

Posted on: May 7th, 2020

هل طلب منك أن تعمل من منزلك بسبب كوفيد-١٩؟ هل تقلق إنه يمكن تسريحك أو تخفيض راتبك بسبب الأزمة العالمية الحالية؟ نحن نعيش في أوقات مقلقة حالياً وكما تهدف الكثير من الصناعات لإتخاذ تدابير لتقليل خسائرهم ولكن لازالوا يعانوا من ضربات إقتصادية كبرى. وإحدى الطرق التي يحاول بها أصحاب الأعمال تخفيف ديونهم المتكبدة هي بتقليل […]

هل ما يحدث في العالم الآن يعد من قبيل القوة القاهرة أم هو ظرف طارئ استثنائي ؟

Posted on: April 26th, 2020

هل ما يحدث في العالم الآن يعد من قبيل القوة القاهرة أم هو ظرف طارئ استثنائي ؟    يشهد العالم الآن إحدى الوقائع الغير مسبوقه فى العالم مع تعطل شبه كامل في جميع المجالات اليومية و قد أثر هذا التعطل بلا أدنى شك على حياتنا العملية و الشخصية ، فبينما تتخد جميع دول العالم إجراءات […]

Are COVID-19 Consequences Considered Force Majeure Under Egyptian Law?

Posted on: April 26th, 2020

Is What’s Happening With COVID-19 Now Considered to be Force Majeure or is it Hardship? The world is currently witnessing one of the most unprecedented events of modern times, given the almost complete disruption of our day to day lives. This disruption has undoubtedly effected everyone’s professional and private life, and while countries all over […]

UPDATE: COVID-19 & The Shipping Industry in Egypt

Posted on: April 6th, 2020

The shipping industry has seen its fair share of market disturbances over time, from bunker setbacks and trade wars to financial crises and actual war. Yet in the words of Rose George’s book “Ninety Percent of Everything” which highlights how Shipping is “the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, […]

Egyptian Courts & COVID-19

Posted on: April 6th, 2020

Following official statements by Egypt’s various courts, most courts in Egypt will be closed to the public for two weeks with all upcoming hearings postponed to a later date, this comes as a part of the country’s effort to promote social distancing in order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. A number of […]

Product Recall Under the Egyptian Consumer Protection Law

Posted on: January 31st, 2019

Were you told that your Samsung Galaxy was not allowed on a flight you were taking? Did you have to take time out of your workweek to visit a Samsung official agent in order to figure out if you were affected by a battery recall in your Samsung’s phone model? Recalling products has not been […]

How Regulations In Egypt Are Aiming At Facilitating Business for SMEs

Posted on: December 19th, 2018

Egypt has been re-assessing many regulations in order to make the Egyptian market more conducive to both local and international investment. With a growing start-up community both in the tech industry and otherwise, laws such as the New Investment Law No. 72 of 2017 and the Small and Micro Enterprise Law No. 141, 2004, aim […]

New amendment regarding Port Said East and West reductions in Suez Canal Economic Zone

Posted on: November 5th, 2018

Dear Sirs, We feel we must bring you new developments that we hope will positively entice members of the marine community to bring back/continue calling to Egyptian ports. The General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone has now amended their decree No. 127/2017 by amending and issuing the decree No.121/2018 which aims at reducing […]