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Further changes have come to light with the amendments to the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law promulgated through Legislative Decree No (28) of 2020. Along with the change of S.P.C companies to W.L.L, there is an introduction of ‘not for profit’ companies, reporting changes and specific corporate governance changes. Other amendments cover mergers and acquisitions and […]
The new platform will speed up the launching of financial services and products through an artificial intelligence (AI) powered global marketplace and will position the Kingdom as a regional innovation hub. Properly designed applications and products that are easy to use and secure are some of the many advantages of the digital fintech lab. To […]
The event, under patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, will be held on an interactive, state-of-the-art virtual event platform. The forum’s agenda will include discussions around post-pandemic recovery, cashless payments and sustainability, and enhancing operational efficincies via technologies such as artificial intelligence. Economic recovery, regulation in the digital age, cyber security and the e-commerce […]
The Nationality, Passports and Resident Affairs (NPRA) announced the extension of visit visas and the exemption of associated fees for all visitors on Saturday. The extension will be automatically applied meaning there will be no need to apply via the e-visa website. This welcome decision will take the pressure off visitors who are affected by […]
The Kingdom of Bahrain has introduced a new Legislative Decree No. 28 of 2020 for amending certain provisions of the Commercial Companies Law promulgated by Legislative Decree No. 21 of 2001. As per these new amendments, S.P.C’s (Single Person Company) are no longer recognized as legal structures in Bahrain. Accordingly, all S.P.C companies will be […]
Batelco is the first operator to have successfully activated 5G coverage across Bahrain. This comes after Batelco signed a partnership with Ericsson in 2019 to build a national 5G mobile network. The main advantages of 5G are greater speed, lower latency and higher capacity greatly improving video streaming, gaming and other internet-based technologies. To read […]