Insights into Saudi Arabia’s Evolving Laws & Regulations
A new law governing the use of surveillance cameras in the Kingdom has been approved by the Council of Ministers, headed by King Salman. Pursuant to Royal Decree No: 164 dated 01/03/1444 H., Saudi Arabia has mandated the installation, operation, and maintenance of surveillance camera systems for a wide range of public and private entities. […]
Continuing with reforms in the judiciary and in line with Vision # 2030, Saudi Arabia promulgated the Law of Evidences on 2 January, 2022 which was published in the official gazette on 7 January, 2022 (the “Law”). The Law has become effective as of 7 July, 2022. In essence, the Law is a comprehensive law […]
Following the issuance of the Council of Ministers’ Decree which allows the foreign law firm to set up offices in Saudi Arabia (with certain conditions and requirements), the Ministry of Justice of Saudi Arabia has just released the draft of the ‘Rules for Setting up of Foreign Law Firms’ for public consultation. Comments were able […]
Penalties for HR-Related Violations by Establishments (Ministerial Decree No:92768 dated 5/5/1443 H.)
The Minister of Human Resources and Social Development has issued a Ministerial Decree approving the Schedule of Penalties against Violations by Companies and Establishments covering various aspects of operations falling under the relevant Labor Regulations. The Schedule became operational from the date of its publication in the official gazette Ummul Qura under No: 4913 dated […]
On 31 August, 2021 (23/1/1442 H.), the Saudi Council of Ministers approved the Judicial Costs Law (the “Law”). The Law has been published in the official gazette on 17 September, (12/02/1443 H) which came into force in March 2022. The Executive Rules or the Rules of Implementation of the Law (the “Executive Rules”) have been […]
Photograph: Ahmed Yosri/Reuters While Public Private Partnerships (PPP’s) have been in existence in the Saudi Arabian business landscape for many years, there have not been any laws governing them – until now. An exciting new development, Saudi Arabia has recently introduced the Private Sector Participation Law (PSP Law) which will play a critical role in […]
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We are pleased to announce that AlGhazzawi & Partners and the international law firm of Gowling WLG (UK) LLP have entered into a cooperation agreement. This agreement will enable our firm to seamlessly serve our multi-national clients and assist our domestic clients looking to expand internationally in all major global jurisdictions. Gowling WLG will in […]
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