Thursday, January 17, 2019

Intellectual property

Today is World Intellectual Property Day! The definition of intellectual property (IP) is nontangible property resulting from creativity - this could be anything from...

Startups and employment

The team is by far the most important asset when it comes to a company, and especially when you are a small company just...

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",...

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...

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...

Visa regulations

This week I read news reports that Kuwait's new visa regulations will not permit newcomers to the country to receive a visa if they...

Stateless in Kuwait

The issue of stateless people has been an ongoing topic for what seems to be like centuries in Kuwait, which unfortunately fades away sometimes....

National and Liberation day

I hope my readers enjoyed the long four day weekend in Kuwait as we celebrated the National and Liberation days. It is a blessing...

Non-compete clause

A non-compete clause is written in contracts to prevent a person from competing with a business. This is usually included in employment contracts or...

Ban on Filipinos to work in Kuwait

Kuwait is a beautiful country with a diverse society and is a place of great opportunity. In fact, Kuwait currently holds, for the third...

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...

Freedom of speech in Kuwait

A social media activist is facing up to 20 years in jail on what may seem is his social media use and political view,...

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