October 2017

Fully Foreign-Owned Businesses in Saudi Arabia

Guiding Principle

Contrary to what is commonly known to many, there are various activities that non-Saudi investors may practise in Saudi Arabia with no requirement to have a local partner. This permission is not limited to the boundaries of a certain region(s). Non-Saudi investors may have their own entity to practice one or more of the […]

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By |October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

VDMA Dubai-Meeting

The Departer team highly enjoyed playing a part in yesterday´s VDMA Dubai-Meeting since we were given the opportunity to provide its participants with an insight into salary structures in the United Arab Emirates. Furthermore, the event included interesting issues such as the introduction of VAT in GCC or Chinese competitors in Middle East. We would […]

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By |October 23rd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Qatar: Visa-on-Arrival Holders Must Exit to Change Status

Executive Summary
Due to a policy change, foreign nationals who entered Qatar under a visit visa-on-arrival who seek to change their status must exit and re-enter the country after obtaining the appropriate entry permit.

Source: Fragomen, Oct 11 2017
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By |October 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Webinar: Personalrecruitment in Australien

15. November 2017 – 9:00 Uhr MESZ, 19:00 Uhr AEST

Die Gewinnung des richtigen Personals für Ihre Aktivitäten in Australien ist einer der Schlüssel zum geschäftlichen Erfolg auf dem Fünften Kontinent. Daneben gilt es, sich mit dem australischen Arbeitsrecht, den lokalen Lohn- und Lohnnebenkosten sowie anderen Besonderheiten des australischen Bewerbermarkts vertraut zu machen.

Auf diese und […]

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By |October 20th, 2017|News, Veranstaltungen|0 Comments

Dubai among world’s most powerful cities for talent, business

City scores high as a place to live but needs to improve ratings for environment, research and development

In the latest Global Power City Index, which rates nearly 50 cities according to their “magnetism” or power to attract enterprises and human capital from around the world, Dubai was ranked the most powerful city in the […]

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By |October 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

German Business Day in Brisbane

On 5 October 2017 the Departer team attended the German Business Day as part of the German Weeks 2017 in Brisbane. We highly recommend this special event, organized by the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, as it facilitates networking and a vivid exchange of information regarding up-to-date topics. Accordingly, the management of transition was […]

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By |October 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

DXB-Jour-Fixe in Dubai

On 1 October 2017 the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) invited to the DXB-Jour-Fixe, which provided not only interesting topics but also the chance for networking.

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By |October 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

“Managing the Challenges of Doing Business in the UAE” Event in Dubai

On 12 September 2017 we had the chance to attend the AHK Legal Network Event “Managing the Challenges of Doing Business in the UAE” in Dubai. The occasion was the impending implementation of VAT in the UAE, and the event presented a very good opportunity to get useful information from qualified experts.

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By |October 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Recent legal developments in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates

I. New VAT Law
The Ministry of Finance has published the long-awaited VAT Law (Federal Decree Law No. 8 of 2017) last week, which will come into effect on 1st January 2018.

The VAT Law regulates who will be liable to pay taxes and for which transactions. Generally, every natural or legal person […]

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By |October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

“New in the UAE” event in Dubai

Our Departer Consultants are looking forward to meeting you at the “New in the UAE” event on 9 October 2017. The event is organized by the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Dubai and represents a unique opportunity not only to get valuable insights but also to network with the experts.

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By |October 5th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments