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  • CORPORATE

    • Assisting clients in determining which form of a commercial entity is best suited to their needs.
    • Establishment of corporates and other investment entities including foreign companies pursuant to the Direct Foreign Investment, FTZ and Offset Laws.
    • Mawatheeq provides Arabic & English review & drafting of contracts:
    • Drafting of Memorandum & Articles of Associations in conformity with the activities & objectives of the company.
    • Formation of companies in both local & foreign jurisdictions.
    • Representation of companies (under formation) before all the concerned authorities in order to follow up the incorporation process.
    • Preparing & reviewing of Shareholding Company’s prospectus & all other relevant documents in accordance with the relevant laws, rules & regulations.
    • Advising on the offering documents for shareholding companies in accordance with the terms & conditions of subscription & companies.
    • Following up with all the legal corporate affairs of companies & ensuring their compliance with the companies’ objectives & laws.
    • Advising & following up a listing of shareholding companies in Kuwait Stock Exchange & undertaking all the procedural steps in accordance with the relevant laws & regulations.
    • Giving advice on the dissolution & liquidation of companies & following up of bankruptcy proceedings.

  • EMPLOYMENT

      • Preparing & negotiating all forms of employment agreements, including non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, & advising on employment matters arising in the course of the transfer of business entities.
      • Drafting internal regulations, employee handbooks & guides,& employment-related policies & procedures concerning various aspects of work.
      • Representing employers in mediations & settlement negotiations.
      • Litigation: Defending employers against all types of claims, including claims of unpaid wages & benefits & wrongful termination.
  • AGENCY, DISTRIBUTORSHIP & FRANCHISING

      • Mawatheeq is capable to represent both local & international companies in corporate mergers & acquisitions. Particularly assists in drafting preliminary agreements, acquisition financing, negotiations, & closing procedures.
  • B.O.T CONTRACTS

    • Mawatheeq provides legal services & advice on interpretation & drafting of B.O.T contracts. 
  • CAPITAL MARKETS & SECURITIES

    • Mawatheeq is able to provide advice to the clients related to:
    • Corporate governance
    • Market regulations & compliance
    • Asset-backed Securities
    • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
    • Debt restructuring
    • Project finance & Public Private Partnership.  
  • FUNDS (INVESTMENT & PRIVATE)

    • The firm renders all services in relation to establish funds in accordance with law & regulation:
    • Establishment of local & foreign investment companies / funds in accordance with the applicable laws.
    • Drafting of offering documents.
    • Memorandum & articles of association of investment funds.
    • Subscription agreements.
    • Drafting of power of attorneys & other related documents. 
  • CONSTRUCTION

    • The firm provides all services in relation to the construction industry’s requirements throughout the Gulf region:
    • Assisting clients on all matters arising from inception to completion of construction projects in the Gulf region.
    • Assisting clients in analyzing the risk profile of their projects & selecting the best type of delivery method for the project.
    • Assisting clients in negotiating the contracts, contract drafting, advice on pre-contract, offset requirements.
    • Managing all of the related litigation, arbitration, adjudication & alternative dispute resolution processes. 
  • DEBT COLLECTION, RECOVERY & ENFORCEMENTS

    • Mawatheeq consists of a specialized team with vast experience with regards to following up financial claims & taking all necessary procedures to collect such claims & receivables, using the most effective means to do so & taking the necessary legal action if needed through amicable settlement &/or through litigation. 
  • TAXATION

    • The competent team at Mawatheeq provides legal services related to comprehensive tax services & conduct litigation if a case turns contentious. These include:
    • Corporate tax applicable to foreign corporations in Kuwait.
    • Double taxation treaties.
    • Tax exemption. 
  • INSURANCE

     
      • The insurance related legal issues are best resolved at Mawatheeq. The services incorporate:
      • Claims arising from insurance & reinsurance disputes.
      • Advising on commercial agreements, policy wordings & regulatory requirements within the insurance sector in Kuwait.
      • Reviewing & drafting insurance contracts in Arabic & English languages.
      • Maritime shipping & insurance.
      • Commercial general liability.
      • Professional liability. 
  • LITIGATION

     
    • Mawatheeq lawyers are licensed & qualified to practice before all courts, including the Constitutional Court. They can appear in all levels of litigation & represent clients in civil, commercial, administrative, labor, criminal, maritime, air, shipping, & other disputes. 
  • ARBITRATION

     
    • The services related to arbitration, include:
    • Drafting of proper arbitration & other types of dispute-resolution clauses.
    • Counseling regarding the most appropriate choice of contractual dispute resolution mechanisms.
    • Negotiating commercial agreements on issues related to choice of law, language, & the forum, & to customize dispute resolution rules suited to the client.
    • The enforcement of foreign arbitration awards.
    • Handling proceedings to enforce agreements to arbitrate.
    • Selecting the experienced & qualified arbitrators & experts.
    • Seeking to vacate arbitral awards.
    • Appearing as members of arbitration panels or representatives of clients before arbitration panels. 
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPRs)

     
    • With the helping hands of Mawatheeq, our esteemed clients are facilitated with various services related to IPRs in the following areas:
    • Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Industrial designs.
    • Litigating infringement & unfair competition cases.
    • Drafting assignments & licensing agreements. 
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY (TMT)

     
    • A highly professional circle of Mawatheeq team provides legal advice, effective & strategic solutions related to:
    • Software
    • Networking
    • Computers
    • Telecommunications
    • Media & Internet

    The services cover areas ranging from regulation of electronic communication, licensing rights, IT outsourcing, data protection, advertisements, internet content regulation, Intellectual property, negotiating, drafting & reviewing of contracts related to procurement of technology products & services.

    We provide a thorough legal assistance on agency, distributorship, & franchising matters whether for the principal or for the agent, the distributing party or the franchisee. We can advise clients in the negotiation & preparation of agreements between the parties as well as handling the registration of the agreements with the public authorities 

Contact Mawatheeq

  • +965 22915448
  • +965 22915449
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  • Kuwait, Al- Salhiya, Al Soor Street, Al Soor Tower, 11th Floor

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