Published on Thomson Reuters PRACTICAL LAW
by Manjula Sirimane, D L & F De Saram
A Q&A guide to doing business in Sri Lanka.
This Q&A gives an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in Sri Lanka as well as an introduction to the legal system; foreign investment, including restrictions, currency regulations and incentives; and business vehicles and their relevant restrictions and liabilities. The article also summarises the laws regulating employment relationships, including redundancies and mass layoffs, and provides short overviews on competition law; data protection; and product liability and safety. In addition, there are comprehensive summaries on taxation and tax residency; and intellectual property rights over patents, trade marks, registered and unregistered designs.
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