1. Islamic Law
2. Islamic Contract Law
3. Statute Law
4. Investing in Saudi Arabia
5. Other Forms of Doing Business
6. Companies and Partnerships
7. Doing Business with Saudi Arabia
8. Competition Law
9. Electronic Transactions
10. Taxation
11. Banking
12. Capital Markets
13. Mergers and Acquisitions
14. Insurance
15. Real Estate
16. Intellectual Property
17. Employment Law
18. Environmental Laws
19. Dispute Resolution
20. Sovereign Immunity

 

 
 
 

Islamic Law does not recognise the concept of sovereign immunity, and proceedings against any Saudi Arabian government entity can be instituted before the Board of Grievances. However, Royal Decree No. M/34 of 26th Jumada Thani 1431 Hejra corresponding to 8th June 2010 Gregorian has approved ratification of the United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property of 2004, so that foreign states and their property enjoy immunity from suit in Saudi Arabia within the terms of the Convention.

*This Saudi Arabian Law Overview is not intended to be legal advice, and cannot be relied on as a substitute for legal advice. We make no representation that the contents of this Saudi Arabian Law Overview are or will remain accurate or current.
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