Updating on laws affecting business
The capital is Abu Dhabi, the majority of the population lives in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. UAE Religion and Language Islam is the official religion of the United Arab Emirates.Arabic Language is considered the official language in United Arab Emirates whereas English Language is widely used as far as the commercial and economic domains are concerned. History of the United Arab Emirates The life of the ruling H. Sheikh Zayed bin Al Nahyan (The founder of the Union) was quite important in the history of United Arab Emirates and the Arab states.Ahmed has an experience in the MENA especially Egypt and the Gulf countries.The ABCCG (Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry) chose him for designing the first "Corporate Governance Program for Lawyers & Corporate Advisory” in UAE and Arab Region.Although the system has led to the development of comprehensive and structured legal systems, they are rigid and inflexible to some degree, and they constitute the bureaucracy of regulation that is associated with countries in the Middle East region as a whole.
The Article one of the constitution provides that the Union consists of the following Emirates Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah, and it is allowed for any independent Arab country to join the Union, once approved by the Supreme Council of the Federation at a unanimous consensus (Ras Al Khaimah joined the Federation of the United Arab Emirates in February 10, 1972). Location and Population United Arab Emirates is located in the south-east region of the Arabian Peninsula, as it extends from the Oman Gulf eastward to Qatar westward, bordered by the Arabian Gulf from the north and the north west, Qatar and Saudi Arabia from the west and Oman Gulf as well as Sultanate of Oman from the east.
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Khedr is a faculty member Faculty of Law at the British University in Egypt (BUE) and Adviser of Corporate Affairs.
He holds LLB, BA of Police Science, LLM in International Commerce and Ph D Highest Class with honor in Commercial Law major in Corporate Law and Corporate Governance from Ain Shams University.