Legal Framework

Kuwait 2022 Legal Framework


While it is common knowledge that laws in the Middle East include restrictions on foreign parties doing business that do not apply to citizens, progress has been made in recent years to facilitate foreign investment and participation in businesses in the region. Kuwait was a pioneer in this regard, with the promulgation of the Foreign Direct Investment Law in 2014, which has since been replicated in one form or another by several other countries. Despite these steps, there continue to be restrictions on the participation of international investors and owners in Kuwaiti companies. The government has worked in recent years to address this, both procedurally and substantively.

This chapter contains an interview with Ezekiel Tuma, Partner, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners.

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The Report

This chapter is from the Kuwait 2022 report. Explore other chapters from this report.

Interviews & Viewpoints

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Ezekiel Tuma, Partner, ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners: Interview

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