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Highlighting some of Saudi Arabia’s legal reforms

  • Over recent years, the Saudi legal system has been constantly evolving by combining Islamic law with best international practices. An example of the change and development taking place is the introduction and amendment of laws and regulations to provide effective and efficient results and sol...
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Establishment of foreign law firms in Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia recently opened its doors for foreign law firms to establish their presence in the country. The move aims to provide more efficient services to individuals and institutions, improve the business and investment environment in the Kingdom, and develop and enhance the skills of lega...
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Regulating Saudi voluntary service law

  • The main aims of Saudi Arabia’s voluntary service law are to organize, develop, promote, and regulate the culture of volunteering in the community. It also highlights the rights and duties of volunteers and beneficiaries while seeking to promote patriotism, humanitarian work, and instill a sp...
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Saudi Real Estate Transactions Tax: Amendments and exemptions

  • The Saudi Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority has made amendments to regulations for the Real Estate Transactions Tax, including several exemptions. The tax on real estate disposal transactions entered into force in October 2020. The RETT applies to any legal action that results in transferrin...
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Investment Promotion Authority: A major economic reform

  • Earlier this month, the Saudi Cabinet approved the establishment of the Investment Promotion Authority, which will work to attract national and foreign investment as part of the National Investment Strategy, a major objective of the Kingdom’s economic reform program. According to statistics f...
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Real estate brokers’ commissions, payments

  • In our last article, we touched on the new law regulating real estate brokerage industry. In today’s article, we will elaborate more on the commissions and payment terms. The real estate broker receives the amount of the guarantee, if any, and delivers it to the authority or whomever it autho...
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New real estate brokerage law in Saudi Arabia

  • Last week, the real estate brokerage law was published and will come into force in six months’ time. The law will contribute to regulating and improving this essential practice in the Kingdom. Real estate brokerage was defined as mediating the real estate transaction between the parties in ex...
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Regulations for cooperative associations in Saudi Arabia

  • A few days ago, the first cooperative association for lawyers was established in Saudi Arabia. This historic move will definitely contribute to the empowerment of lawyers in the Kingdom. In today’s article, we take a look at the country’s cooperative association law. Each association is estab...
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Marriage termination methods under Saudi law

  • Many people are confused about the legal classification of the marital relations termination methods, as Shariah and the Saudi system applied in the courts deal with this termination through three methods: Divorce, khula and annulment. In today’s article, we will briefly discuss the difference ...
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The new Saudi companies law

  • Last week, the Saudi Council of Ministers approved the new companies law, which contributes to the stimulation and development of the business system in the Kingdom and has the flexibility to protect companies and empower the private sector. The new amended law aims to enhance corporate susta...
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