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We are excited to share the latest edition of the Law Update, beautifully and appropriately titled “Sustainable Horizons: The Saudi Arabian Vision.” Giving special honor to the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, this update focuses on a collection of both informative and inspiring articles.
For those in construction, you can learn about how the tendering environment impacts risk-pricing for contractors, the updates on the legal framework of the construction industry and how contractors can protect themselves against financial difficulties.
There is good news too from the kingdom’s banking sector, from which the practice of “Open Banking” is being pushed for! But what is open banking? We’re answering that too.
Also . . . Are there any women trail blazers in Saudi Arabia you can name? We’ll help you with that. We cover how the Middle East has been making strides in empowering women in the entrepreneurial space,most notably in STEM fields.Read the full edition
In order to establish an efficient complaint processing and settling system in Egypt, the Cabinet issued Decree No. 1855/2017.
By virtue of this Decree, the service offices competent to receive, register and settle citizens’ complaints are now unified and connected by a website www.shakwa.com (‘shakwa’ is ‘complaint’ in Arabic). Further, the Decree provides for the establishment of several committees, units and sectors, ensuring the enforceability and implementation of the provisions of the Decree within all governmental authorities in Egypt.
What Does the Decree Do?
Instruments provided under the Decree:
The Decree sets the following obligations on all governmental authorities in order to ensure that the newly enhanced service is accessible:
How Can We Help?
Our team of experts would be delighted to assist you particularly in relation to the following:
Should you wish to learn more about the Shakwa System, please contact Ayman Sherif Nour, Partner, Head of Office – Egypt and Farah El Nahas, Associate, Corporate Structuring.
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