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Egypt
Soliman Hashish & Partners
Finally, the General Authority for Free Zone and Investment ("GAFI") issued today a new regulation under No. 160, whereby the General Shareholders Meetings in Egyptian Joint Stock Companies and Limited Liability Companies...
Kenya
ENSafrica
A 2019 amendment to the Kenyan Companies Act, 2015 introduced a requirement for every company to keep a register of its beneficial owners and submit a copy of this register...
Nigeria
Brooks & Knights
The COVID-19 pandemic is becoming one of the most serious threats to global markets and international trade seen in recent times.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
This article analyses the fiscal implications of A-G Rivers on Nigeria's oil and gas sector, including dealing with the associated complexities of the ‘peculiar' judgment. We will preface our discourse with contextual background to the judgment.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The 2017 Deloitte Africa Private Equity Confidence Survey established that Kenya and Nigeria are the top investment gateways to East and West African regions.
Uche Nwokedi & Co
The Finance Act of 2020 (the Act) reviews and amends several tax legislations.
Detail Commercial Solicitors
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, recently presented the Nigerian Tax and Fiscal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (the Finance Bill)
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
It is unarguable that historically, Nigeria has not really leveraged its bountiful and well-endowed real estate (RE, 923,768 km² land mass) as a veritable factor of production to drive economic growth and prosperity.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Corporate Governance (CG) is how a company is directed and managed in achieving its objectives subject to relevant rules and regulations.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Profit making is the primary goal of business, howsoever organised – whether a partnership, private or public (listed or unlisted) company, and this is duly recognised by law.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) have largely been beneficial to the Nigerian economy especially in recent times, as banking consolidation amongst others, has shown.
Oman
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In April 2019, the new Commercial Companies Law (the "New CCL") entered into force and repealed the previous Commercial Companies Law (Law No. 4/1974) in its entirety.
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Amongst growing labour and financial concerns, commercial enterprises are also faced with the added exertion of ensuring that they perform the necessary due diligence in respect of their transactions and the establishment of business relations.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Over the last few days, we have been inundated with information. This, of course, fuelled by panic in the absence of vetting sources of information, we have been exposed to a flood of advice and information.
ENSafrica
Following the South African President's speech on 15 March 2020 that a national state of disaster has been declared in terms of Covid-19...
ENSafrica
On 15 March 2020, South African President Ramaphosa announced the declaration of a national state of disaster, as a result of the recent events surrounding the rise in Coronavirus infections...
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
While the world is dealing with the repercussions of the Coronavirus and its impact on the wider worldwide economy, SMEs and family businesses are trying to deal with the impact that this will have on their businesses...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Over the past year, several key compliance regulations have been introduced across the UAE. See below a brief summary of these changes and how they may affect your business.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Knowing which corporate vehicle to use is a key concern in any commercial enterprise. This article will summarise the different types of corporate entity used within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and...
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
The new Companies and Other Business Entities Act [Chapter 24:31] (hereinafter referred to as the new act) came into effect on the 13th of February 2020, repealed and replaced the Companies Act [Chapter 24:03],.
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