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New RERA Law Overview
Law 27 of 2017 Concerning the Promulgation of the Real Estate Sector Regulation Law was issued on 3 August 2017.
Parliament approves new Real Estate Organisational Law
In the latest real-estate shake up in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Parliament has approved the new Real Estate Organisational Law.
FinTech on the Agenda
The Kingdom of Bahrain has instituted a number of measures to encourage innovation in FinTech within the Kingdom.
Bahrain VAT Update
Bahrain’s Information Affairs Minister has announced that the VAT regime is expected to be in force by the middle of 2018.
Bahrain Investment Market – a welcome addition to the financing of SMEs
Bahrain's reputation for Financial and Investment Freedom has been enhanced by the introduction of the Bahrain Investment Market (“BIM").
Coastal Work Comes at a Cost
The Kingdom of Bahrain first considered imposing levies on companies dredging sand from its coastline a number of years ago.
International arbitration for construction and real estate projects in the Middle East
Paula Boast discusses the increasing use of international arbitration in the Middle East.
Are we any closer to universal adoption of the GCC Trademark Law?
Delays to the legislation have led some to doubt that the Trademark Law would, ultimately, be adopted by all GCC states.