Legal Framework

Qatar Legal Framework

This chapter contains an outline of the legal framework in which local and foreign investors operate in Qatar, including the rules and regulations for foreign investors, the guidelines for incorporating a new company, a rundown of the foreign property ownership laws and regulations, and a review of the new changes to the Labour Law.

This chapter contains a viewpoint from James Elwen, Partner and Head of Qatar Office, Pinsent Masons.

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The Report

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Interviews & Viewpoints

Sketch of James Elwen, Partner and Head of Qatar Office, Pinsent Masons
James Elwen, Partner and Head of Qatar Office, Pinsent Masons, on changes in project financing and the impact of declining oil prices: Viewpoint