Visa and work permit regulations

In the past few months, there have been a lot of new regulations concerning visa and entry requirements for expats in Kuwait. There have...

Problems with passports and residency

As a practicing lawyer, I am appalled by the large number of violations regarding passports and residencies, even though I have written about the...

Contractors

The Kuwaiti government has been keen on developing the country and has therefore signed major projects in the past few years (some of which...

Termination Q&As

Kuwaiti oil prices have dropped significantly in the past year, and it is no secret that Kuwait's economy depends on oil. An issue that...

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...

Amnesty for visa violators

Many expats in Kuwait by now would have heard about the new amnesty decree. Amnesty by definition means "an official pardon for people who...

Criminal laws in Kuwait

What constitutes a crime varies from one country to another, and what might be a social norm in one country can be a serious...

Changes and what they mean legally

The world is changing expeditiously; I can feel it, I am sure you can feel and see it too. The rise of terrorist groups,...

Sexual harassment towards women

It might seem absurd that in 2016 we still have to talk about legal equality between males and females. But to bring things in...

Cryptocurrencies in Kuwait

A cryptocurrency by definition is a virtual currency that is not issued by any central authority or governmental entity. The idea and effects of...

Right to travel

Attorney Fajer Ahmed There are many people who came to Kuwait to work (we refer to as expats,...

Being an entrepreneur

Attorney Fajer Ahmed There are many definitions of the word 'entrepreneur', but the way I define entrepreneurs is...

E Paper

9th Dec