Companies intending to carry out business in Qatar must have a legal presence in the state. This may be by virtue of a company, branch office, trade representative office or agency relationship. Incorporating a company is usually the most suitable approach if the foreign investor intends to have a long-term presence in Qatar. The type of company to be incorporated depends on various factors. According to Qatar’s Foreign Investment Law No. 13 of 2000, with a few limited exceptions, companies in…
From The Report: Qatar 2016
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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.