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New laws – Home Businesses, Food trucks, Indemnity on Termination

Although I usually receive questions from non-Kuwaitis (I have stopped using the word ‘expat’), I received many questions from Kuwaitis this week regarding new laws. There are a few positive…

Work-related concerns

I write this to the beautiful souls in Kuwait that make our country a better place to live in. As I have mentioned in my columns and articles multiple times,…

Ramadan Hours

Ramadan Mubarak to all my readers, I wish them and their families a time of reflection, self-improvement, love, happiness and great food. It is a time where Muslims get together…

Kuwait’s Labor Law: The Probation Period

Around 70 percent of Kuwait’s population is not Kuwaiti and that is a number to be proud of. I repeatedly write about what a blessing the non-national community in Kuwait…

Doing business in Kuwait as a non-national

We are lucky in Kuwait to have such a diverse and talented community, and we are blessed to be able to learn from different cultures and societies. Like I have…

Kuwaiti courts

Kuwait’s court system was established significantly earlier than the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the Kuwaiti rule of law was innovative for its time. As lawyers, we are…

Termination because of bankruptcy

The Kuwaiti economy, much like the case in the rest of the world, is currently going through a shift for many different reasons that I will not get into as…

Absconding

Absconding by definition, according to Merriam-Webster, is to depart secretly and hide oneself. The word absconding is a harsh word and is usually used for someone that is running away…

Copyright process

Creativity is around us in many forms, from poems to online blogs to paintings, photos, food, games, events and so on. We are blessed to be living in an era…

Visa issues

As a Kuwaiti, I can say that I am really blessed that I grew up in a country like Kuwait. It is so diverse, and that makes me feel blessed…

Termination indemnity

One of the most common concerns or topics that I deal with is employment law. Disputes are very common between employers and an employee and since I have experience as…

Location, branding and govt support for SMEs

After the success of my previous articles regarding starting a business in Kuwait, I decided to continue answering your questions regarding establishing a business in Kuwait. I have to say …

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