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Dimah Talal Alsharif

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TheCase: Calculating the new VAT in Saudi Arabia

Activation of the new VAT — with value-added tax on goods and services to increase from 5 percent to 15 percent from today, July 1 — is the most important news this week.

July 01, 2020

How to avoid forex trading scams

As the name suggests, the forex market deals in the trading of currencies. Like any other market, several factors, including political and economic stability and monetary policies, play a role in determining currency exchange rates.

June 23, 2020

Protecting the rights of stockholders

Saudi Arabia is encouraging companies to list on the stock exchange as part of economic reforms aimed at reducing its reliance on oil revenues and deepening its capital market. 

June 17, 2020

Rules that light path to harmony in the workplace 

With relationships between employers and staff currently coming under unprecedented strain, it is important to understand what guidance and support are available to both, with the aim of maintaining a healthy work environment. 

June 10, 2020

What the law says about life in the ‘new normal’

With the resumption of work in the public and private sectors, and the reopening of commercial businesses, strict controls and precautionary measures have been introduced to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

June 03, 2020