• Legal Framework

    In-depth coverage of the local legal framework for business is an integral part of OBG’s analysis. Working in partnership with a leading local law firm, we review foreign investment laws, ownership restrictions, requirements for local partners and labour laws, among other topics.
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The early stages of the democratic transition of power – the first in the Arab world after the Arab Spring, which took root in Tunisia – were difficult, and Tunisia went through great political challenges. Adoption of a new constitution in 2014 by a very large majority, confirmed Tunisia’s attachment to equality between men and women. This has...


In 2016 Tunisia continued to modernise its economic legislation. In addition to the New Investment Law, the main laws issued in that year concern a revision of banking regulations and a modernisation of the rules governing collective proceedings.


As the country of origin of the Arab Spring, Tunisia is, to date, the only example of a successful democratic transition in the Arab world. However, the economic slowdown that followed the revolution and the freedom of expression newly acquired by Tunisians favoured a proliferation of social and political demands. In addition, tourism, which...

Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Tunisia 2017

This chapter contains a breakdown of the most recent legal reforms and changes in Tunisia, including an overview of the new finance law.

This chapter contains a viewpoint from Ghazi Meziou, Associate Lawyer, Meziou Knani & Khlif.

The past two years have seen the Tunisian economy follow a gentle upward trajectory – one that falls short of the pace of expansion needed to reduce poverty and improve the revenue base, but that nonetheless exhibits a marked improvement over previous years.


Kenya is a constitutional democracy with a multi-party political system. In 2008 the government launched Vision 2030, a development blueprint for the country with the aim of turning Kenya into a middle-income economy by 2030. Vision 2030 is based on three pillars, namely an economic pillar, a social pillar and a political pillar. The economic...