FAQs

How is Foreign Investment administered in Pakistan?

Foreign direct investment (FDI) refers to long term participation by  a country A into country B (in this case Pakistan) . It usually involves participation in management, joint-venture, transfer of technology and expertise. There are two types of FDI:  Inward foreign direct investment and;  Outward foreign direct investment resulting in a net FDI inflow (positive […]

Intellectual Property M&M Services Trademark Registration

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN PAKISTAN

PAKISTAN TRADEMARK / BRAND NAME /LOGO REGISTRATION   Before understanding Trademark Registration process in Pakistan, it is important to understand what a trademark actually is and what rights it bestows? A trademark or trade mark is a distinctive sign or indicator used by an individual, business organization, or other legal entity to identify that the products […]

FAQs Pakistan Taxation

Has Pakistan entered into Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation with other countries?

The Government of Pakistan has so far signed agreements to avoid double taxation with 47 countries including almost all the developed countries of the world and such agreements are being signed with other countries as well. These agreements lay down the ceilings on tax rates applicable to different types of income arising in Pakistan. They also […]

Copyright Registration Intellectual Property M&M Services

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION IN PAKISTAN

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION IN PAKISTAN Before we explain, the procedure and requirements for copyright registration in Pakistan, it is essential to understand what a copyright actually is? Copyright is literally, the right to copy, though in legal terms “the right to control copying” is more accurate. Copyright are exclusive statutory rights to exercise control over copying […]

M&M Services

Hotel/Restraunt Registration and Taxation Law in Pakistan

Hotel/Restraunt Registration is mandatory for a food supplier in order to commence business in Pakistan. In Pakistan Law relating to food items which may or may not be served in hotels and restraunts is administered under various statutes and rules.The Pakistan Hotels and Restaurants Act, 1976 and The Pakistan Hotels and Restaurants Rules, 1977 were incorporated for […]

Business Start-Up FAQs

What are the Steps/Process for Company Formation/Incorporation in Pakistan?

The Steps to formation/incorporation of a company in pakistan are as follows; Seek Approval from the concerned ministry if special permission before incorporation/formation of a  company in Pakista is required Seek approval for the availability of the proposed name. File  a range of documents to the Registrar which varies from company to company depnding on whether it is a single member company, […]