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Essential UAE VAT Registration Checklist

Here you can find the required documents and further information[more]

Breakdown of Commercial Agency Law in the UAE

It is advised that any foreign company seeking to expand into the market in UAE or even browsing through their options receive legal counsel before making any agreements so as to avoid undertaking any legal risks.[more]

UAE Data Protection and Privacy Regime

In this article, we would like to provide you with a brief overview and future outlook on the data protection and privacy regime in the UAE.[more]

Setting Up a Company in the UAE

Part I: Where to set up in the UAE The United Arab Emirates (UAE) which consists of 7 Emirates and 45 free zones offers a variety of options to foreign investors who wish to set up a company. [more]

UAE to implement VAT on 1 January 2018

The Value Added Tax is likely to be 5% and will be introduced across the UAE on January 1 2018. Other GCC countries may follow at the same time or on1 January 2019. The GCC member states are working on a common framework. One of...[more]

Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Plan

in June 2016, Saudi Arabia approved the so-called “National Transformation Plan” as a key part of the Kingdoms program to diversify the economy and to prepare its future for the post-oil era.  Similar to what...[more]

GERMELA-LOOTAH takes part in German MENA WTO-Conference

 On 17 October 2016, GERMELA, GERMELA-LOOTAH and Nah-und Mittelost-Verein e.V. (NUMOV) organize a high-level conference on “Market Entry, Legal and Financial Framework and the WTO in Arab Countries“. The event...[more]