The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ( has recently undergone major changes in order to achieve the goals
set for the Saudi Vision 203 0 and i n an effort to attract and increase the confidence of foreign investors
in the Kingdom Following this path of economic and legal reforms a judicial reform has recently been
announced through which KSA has announced four new laws Furthermore, KSA plans to revamp its
requirements for government tenders, requiring foreign companies dealing with government entities to
have their regional headquarters in the Kingdom In this legal briefing we take a first look at the planned
On 9 February 2021, t he Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development ( issued Circular No.
09/2021 ( on the frequency of COVID 19 PCR tests for employees of businesses registered in the
Emirate of Abu Dhabi. This legal briefing will outline the measure s introduced by the Circular and its
legal and practical implications.