Middle East

MIDDLE EAST: NEWS FROM ABU DHABI

During the first quarter of 2017, Majid Al Shaikh Lawyers & Legal Consultancy Office has participated in Latvia Conference held on 27th February 2017 in Dubai. The Conference was a valuable chance for the office to connect and communicate with businesses of various sectors in Latvia. Furthermore, our Office has become a registered member of…

ASIA: OPPORTUNITIES IN INDIA

A. Recent Business Updates in India   There have not been many investments and business deals due to state elections in 5 major states of India. Vodafone and Idea cellular announced a merger that will lead to a creation of the largest telecom service provider in India, with Vodafone owning 45% of the new entity.…

MEDIA FREE ZONE IN SHARJAH

  Unlike many other GCC Countries, UAE has been focusing on introducing different Trade Free Zones to attract and encourage foreign investments by allowing 100% ownership to expatriates. The Sharjah Media City Free Zone (SHAMS), launched in 2017 with a vision to build and develop resources that operate in the field of media and innovation.…

AMERICAS: INTRODUCTION TO NTL SERVICES

NTL Trust was established in the Caribbean in 1994 and has grown into one of the leading providers of trust, corporate and family office services worldwide, with a network of offices in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Our goal is to provide holistic planning – starting from the big picture and working…

AMERICAS: CITIZENSHIP AND RESIDENCY IN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

  INVEST ANTIGUA Antigua will host the second Invest Antigua Conference on May 24-May 27, 2017 during this conference international stakeholders and key players in the market will meet in Antigua to consult on citizenship and residency requirements regionally and internationally and will cast the spotlight on the Antigua and Barbuda citizenship program.  A special…

Delphi Economic Forum, March 2017

It was an honor and privilege for our country to foster the 2nd annual conference of the Delphi Economic Forum for 4 days (02/03 -04/03) of informed discussion and stimulating debate on domestic and global issues. Delphi Economic Forum is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization in close cooperation with civil society, public organizations, businesses and individuals.…

Tax Exemption in Afghanistan

The Income Tax Law of Afghanistan in its article one hundred and eleventh provides the subject of conflict of its provisions with international treaties and agreements, which are executed between the Afghan government and foreign governments or international organizations, the mentioned law states: “in case of conflict between the provisions of the Income Tax Law…

Internet of things (IOT)

                          What is this? The Internet of things is the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items—embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and…