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Guerilla learning

“Online” has a negative connotation when it comes to education. “Pfft. Online! If you want to learn something, go to a workshop or an actual class, those are more effective,”…

Investment and Startups – START UPS IN KUWAIT

Figuring out how to fund a startup can be very difficult at times. The phrase often repeated is “You need money to make money”, although true, how you get that…

Taxes on remittances

The announcement of the parliamentary finance committee that it is preparing a draft law to impose taxes on expat remittances created controversy in most Kuwaiti financial circles. I followed most…

Ethiopians are back!

Ethiopian domestic labor will soon return to Kuwait after years of absence due to a recruitment ban. The Kuwaiti ambassador to Ethiopia told KUNA on Wednesday that he met the…

Dear expats…what’s awaiting you next?

Good morning my honorable brothers and sisters. In this article I would like to shed some light on the recent decision on imposing taxes on expats’ remittances. Who are the…

Shareholder Agreements – Startups in Kuwait

The startup scene in Kuwait has really taken off. We have a lot of talent, creativity and independence in Kuwait but also the legal and economic system in Kuwait has…

Fall in rent

Speculation over investment properties indicated an expected fall in rent in Kuwait by approximately 20 percent in 2018, given the oversupply and low demand that could affect the real estate…

Steer clear of controversy

Kuwait is a small country with a Muslim-majority population and a Christian minority, whether citizens or expatriates. The local community seems very conservative and insular, but the fact is that…

Yes to the youth!

On March 25, at the ‘March for our Lives’ protest across the United States and a few cities globally, Yolanda Renee King, the nine-year-old granddaughter of Dr Martin Luther King…

Mama Khaddama

Are maids a necessity or a luxury? Do people really need domestic servants – even small families or newlyweds? Do they need a maid for each child, and I don’t…

Contracts

I know that I write about employment law more than any other law, primarily because I have more experience dealing with commercial laws, but also because I believe that there…

Ladies, ring the bell

A number of women rang bells during a stand-in front of the National Assembly last week to demand equality with men and expressed their refusal to cancel the initiative “Equality…