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EPC contracts in Qatar: advice for contractors03 Dec 2018

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Out-Law Guides

  • Construction time delay claims in Qatar

    When construction projects are delayed contractors can be liable to pay liquidated damages to the company they are working for, the employer. But they can claim that the delays have been caused by the employer, backed up by their contract or by Qatari law....

  • Gulf VAT – the apportionment exercise

    Businesses liable for value-added tax (VAT) in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will usually have to complete an apportionment exercise in order to correctly calculate the extent to which they are entitled to deduct the VAT they incur on their own purchases....

  • Gulf VAT for international companies

    International businesses trading in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Bahrain now have to register for and account for value added tax (VAT) on qualifying transactions.

  • Qatar arbitration law

    The Qatar Arbitration Law, which came into force in April 2017, repeals some articles of the Civil and Commercial Code of Procedure Law and replaces them with a series of provisions based around the UNCITRAL model law on international commercial arbitration....

  • Adapting FIDIC provisions for use in Qatar

    Construction contracts in Qatar are typically based on concepts in the FIDIC, or International Federation of Consulting Engineers, standard form of contract and the majority of the country's procuring authorities have adopted or been heavily influenced by...

  • Special companies in the Qatar Financial Centre

    In 2012 the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) introduced new light touch special company regulations covering the establishment, regulation and operation of holding companies and special purpose companies.

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Increased optimism in Gulf construction market, but disputes and payment delays on the rise, says expert 07 Feb 2018

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