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since its establishment in 1912, Shalakany has achieved a record of success and growth that today makes it one of the leading corporate law firms in Egypt and the Middle East.


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June 19, 2022 Sherry El Shalakany and Youssef Omar
New Decree Regarding Collective Labor Negotiations

On 18 April 2022, the Ministry of Manpower issued decree No. 50 for 2022 (the “Decree”) regulating collective negotiations in many aspects, including its levels, topics, and procedures. Workers have a freedom of representation under Egyptian law. Collective labor bargaining is a right guaranteed by the law to employees. Collective negotiations in general are regulated […]

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June 19, 2022 Sharif Shihata and Youssef Ihab
Commercial Agency Law Amendments Regarding Real Estate Brokerage

Law no. 120 for 1982 (the “Law”) has been the law regulating the registration of commercial agents and intermediaries in Egypt since the 1980s. Last April the major amendments to the Law were introduced, bringing real estate brokers (“Brokers”) within the ambit of the Law. Law no. 21 for 2022 (the “New Law”) was promulgated […]

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June 23, 2022
Shalakany Successfully Settles a FinTech Investment Dispute

Shalakany is pleased to announce that it successfully negotiated and closed off a settlement deal, on behalf of its Kazakhstani foreign investor client, with the opposing party in relation to the client’s investment in the Egyptian FinTech sector. Shalakany was assigned the task of spearheading and leading the amicable negotiations with the opposing party, which […]

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June 16, 2022
Shalakany Successfully Defends an Application for an Interim Measure Halting the Liquidation of On-Demand Bonds

Shalakany is pleased to announce that it secured its third consecutive win for its client, a leading real estate developer in Egypt and the Middle East, before various national courts up to the Egyptian Cour de Cassation with respect to several Applications for interim orders brought forward by the opposing party seeking to halt the […]

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