The Kuwait Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) organized a Seminar on 29TH January 2014 on the topic of “Practical Aspects of Kuwait Labour Law” at the Holiday Inn Down Town. Ms. Zara Merali, Legal Consultant at DLA Piper, Kuwait was the main speaker at the event and was accompanied on the panel by Ms Sarah Lawrence and Mr. Ian Skinner (Legal Consultants from the UAE).CA. Imran anchored the event and CA. Gaurav Dokania, Chairman of the ICAI, Kuwait Chapter, welcomed the panel of Speakers and introduced Zara an accomplished lawyer and Consultant at DLA.
A house full audience that included around 100 Indian Chartered Accountants from various walks of Industry and Professional Firms were in attendance. Also present at the event were the Executive Committee members of the Indian Business Council. The speaker, Zara Merali delivered an insightful session on the current practical aspects of the Kuwait Labour Law. Her presentation focused on an in depth analysis and legal aspect of the various rules, regulations and directives in the Labour law prevailing in the country. Others on the panel clarified and elucidated with examples and comparison with other Gulf Countries. The lively and interactive session was helpful in understanding the current application of the law to Industry and Labour alike. Chapter members together with their colleagues at the Indian Business Council left the venue inspired and knowing that their queries and doubts were resolved.
CA. Balvir Machado, Chairman of the Media and PR Committee of the ICAI, Kuwait Chapter extended a vote of thanks, on behalf of the Executive Committee of the Kuwait chapter of the ICAI, to the speakers, sponsors and all those who assisted in putting together and publicising the event. As a token of appreciation, mementos were presented to the panel by Mr. S.K. Wadhawan, Chairman of the Indian Business Council. The session was followed by a sumptuous buffet dinner.