Publication

  • By: Yara Abu Meizer, In this Article, attorney Yara Abu Meizer discusses the main legal aspects surrounding One Person Companies (OPC) and their regulation under the Palestinian Law by Decree (42) of 2021 (the new Companies’ law) by addressing the types of companies that take this form, the difference between OPCs and sole proprietorship, and the advantages and disadvantages of this type of companies. Article Available in Arabic Here      
  • By: Suhaib Sharif, In this Article, Attorney Suhaib Sharif,  addresses the most prominent and important provisions in the new Palestinian Companies law, that regulate holding companies in Palestine in terms of their goals and mechanism of action, with reference to their importance in regards to the guarantees and options they provide to investors, business professionals, and companies in Palestine. Article Available in Arabic Here      
  • By: Bisan Nimer, In this Article, Attorney Bisan Nimer, discusses the concept of fiduciary duty under US law, namely the fiduciary duty of directors towards the company and its shareholders as a way of example. Attorney Bisan Nimer further sheds a light on the regulation of the fiduciary duty of directors under the new Palestinian Companies law.   Article Available in Arabic Here      
  • By: Yara Abu Meizer, In this Article, Attorney Yara Abu Meizer briefly discusses the concept of Tag along and Drag along rights that are usually stated in shareholders agreements. Attorney Abu Meizer, sheds a light on the regulation of these rights under the Palestinian framework, namely the repealed Companies Law No. (12) of 1964, and the newly adopted  Companies Law (Law by Decree No. (42) of 2021.   Article Available in Arabic Here      
  • By: Suhaib Sharif, in this article, attorney Suhaib Sharif, discusses the available options for foreign companies willing to conduct their business in Palestine under the newly adopted Palestinian Companies law. He finally concludes that the new law contributes to the creation of a legislative environment that encourages investment in Palestine by providing foreign companies with multiple options that are compatible with their long-term strategic goals to operate in new markets. it also enhances the ability of local companies to develop their performance and grants
  • By: Bisan Nimer, This article discusses the regulation of the doctrine of piercing the corporate veil, in the new Palestinian companies law. This doctrine was newly adopted by the Palestinian legislator. the article discusses the doctrine, its pros and cons, and its implementation in the Palestinian context.   Article Available in Arabic Here      
  • By: Suhaib Sharif, This article briefly discusses the regulation of Private Shareholding Companies under the new Companies Law. Article Available in Arabic Here      
  • By: Suhaib Sharif, This Article briefly discusses the lawfulness of requiring employees to work from home as the Palestinian labor law does not explicitly regulate this matter. The Article attempts to infer the legal position of the Palestinian law on this matter by interpreting legal provisions that regulate similar matters. Article Available in Arabic Here