Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: Saudi ArabiaIndustries: Information TechnologyServices: Legal
<p> <img src="/uploads/content/images/202011/1605150508_66999.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="215" title="" align="" /> </p> <p> Saudi Arabia’s National Data Management Office (NDMO), the entity responsible for data governance in the Kingdom, has recently issued National Data Governance Interim Regulations (Interim Regulations). The Interim Regulations address...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesBahrain...Services: TaxLegal
Following the issuance of Royal Decree No. 121/2020, Oman published its new VAT Law in the Official Gazette on 18 October 2020 (“Oman VAT Law”). VAT will be imposed in Oman at the standard rate of 5% in accordance with the unified GCC VAT Agreement effective from 16 April 2021, making Oman the fourth GCC country to implement VAT after the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“KSA”) and Bahrain.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: Saudi ArabiaIndustries: TelecommunicationsInformation TechnologyServices: Legal
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (“MHRSD”) has issued Ministerial Resolution number 28889 dated 18/2/1442H corresponding to 5 October 2020 (the “Resolution”) which will localise certain information and communication technology (“ICT”) roles in the private sector. The Resolution will come into effect on 17/11/1442H corresponding to 27 June 2021. This follows the decisions relating to the Saudisation of a number of dentistry...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: Saudi ArabiaIndustries: All
Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant reform, orientated at galvanising the country through its process of large scale regeneration and modernisation as the authorities pursue their strategic vision to move the Kingdom away from its historical reliance on oil.
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Our regional theme this quarter analyses how Iran has been impacted by the re-imposition of sanctions, lower oil prices and coronavirus (COVID-19). We look at how the country’s relationships will change in the region and internationally, and highlight what we see as we look at beyond COVID-19 to determine risks and potential opportunities.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaIndustries: Medical & Health
Based on the directives received from Ministry of Health & Protection ("MOHAP”), and several Dubai Health Authority (“DHA”) circulars, all DHA licensed health facilities must classify any confirmed or suspected 2019-nCoV (“Coronavirus”) cases as emergency cases within the following two categories:
Developments in 2019 suggest that the regulation of work and the employment relationship will continue to be an area of focus as the Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain move into a new decade and compete regionally and internationally for foreign investment and talent.