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Inventa International
The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) has changed the procedure regarding patent search and examination fee, based on Article 28 (2) of the Inventions, Minor Inventions & Industrial Design Regulation Number 12/1997.
NJQ & Associates
On 12 March 2019, EIPO arranged a pilot workshop for IP agents to get insight of the new system.
Adams & Adams
In Ethiopia and Eritrea, the joint declaration of peace and friendship signed in the second week of July this year is an important highlight.
Gowling WLG
Ethiopia has recently enacted a new Proclamation facilitating Public Private Partnerships (PPP), recognising that the private sector is essential to support the country's economic growth ...
Songhai Advisory LLP
Inflammatory Comment Or Home-Truth? Ethiopia On The Brink Of Civil Conflict, Opposition Leader Warns.
STA Law Firm
Kuwait is a nation that receives significant global attention for many reasons. It is highly wealthy, having among the largest oil reserves in the world
STA Law Firm
Kuwait has a substantial expatriate population. Similar to the other GCC nations, it has a significantly above-average percentage from a global perspective.
STA Law Firm
The Kuwait Government Ministry of Trade and Economy (the Ministry) issued a statement which outlines that newly introduced regulations with regards to power of attorney (PoA).
Amereller Legal Consultants
For many years, whether disputes based on distribution agreements may be submitted to arbitration was an unsettled matter in Kuwait.
NJQ & Associates
Last month, we were informed by the Ministry of Trade and Economy that new regulations will take effect on 5 April 2019 with respect to powers of attorney (PoA).
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Land Use Act (formerly called the Land Use Decree) Chapter 202 of the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, is:
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) recently quashed the decision of the (trial) Federal High Court and held that the non-registration of a technology transfer agreement
Fragomen
The Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS) has implemented a new requirement for biometric registration of foreign nationals who remain in Nigeria for over 90 days.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer news. Over the past few decades, the increasing sophistication of digital technologies and AI have crept into the fields of finance
PwC Nigeria
The Nigerian Police Trust Fund Act (the "Act") was passed by the National Assembly in April 2019, and signed into law by the President on 2 July 2019.
ENSafrica
South Africa has transfer pricing legislation which generally applies to cross border transactions between connected persons
ENSafrica
On 29 July 2019, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning presented the 2019 mid-year budget statement for the six months ending 31 December 2019 to Parliament.
ENSafrica
The provisions of section 8F of the Income Tax Act, 58 of 1962 (the "Act") regulate "hybrid debt instruments".
ENSafrica
From time to time, listed companies unbundle shares to their shareholders.
ENSafrica
The world of offshore trusts is now more dynamic than ever.
The Legal Group
The serious defect resulted in damaging the walls and floor, thus, preventing the buyer from using his property neither from housing, renting, nor selling.
The Legal Group
In a fast-growing city like Dubai, the rent-to-own scheme has swiftly gained traction amongst aspiring property owners as an alternative option to own a property, by paying rent under the scheme which will ultimately be converted to equity.
The Legal Group
The protection of trade names is crucial for companies and trade name owners. The illegal use of these names by unauthorized entities reflects bad faith and negatively affects the business operations
STA Law Firm
In the UAE, many law firms exist but not all firms possess advocacy & legal consultancy license that allows a lawyer to present a case in the court of law
STA Law Firm
Currency is defined as something, more often than not paper and coins, that act as a medium of exchange for goods and services. This practice of trade has been a constant for humankind
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ENSafrica
Effective from 6 September 2018, Rwanda's New Labour Code (law n° 66/2018 of 30/08/2018 regulating labour in Rwanda) repealed law n° 13/2009 of 27/05/2009 regulating labour in Rwanda, which has been in force for over nine years.
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
Adams & Adams
Nigeria is an independent republic on the west coast of Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. It is bordered by Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Cameroon to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
ENSafrica
Section 187(1)(c) of the South African Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA") has always been controversial because of the interplay between the definition of automatically
ENSafrica
Delaying the prosecution of a review application can carry the risk of a court refusing to hear the application.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As we recently published here, the Dubai International Financial Centre ("DIFC") has announced plans to replace its end of service gratuity ("ESG") scheme
Adams & Adams
The Constitutional Court in Long v South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd and Others [2018] ZACC 7, recently held that ‘there is no requirement' for an employer to afford an employee an opportunity to make representations.
Adams & Adams
The United Republic of Tanzania comprises Tanganyika, on the African mainland, and the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba.
Adams & Adams
Cameroon is an independent state in West Africa. It is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and Nigeria, on the east by Chad and the Central African Republic, and on the south by the People's Republic of Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
On 12 June 2019, the Dubai International Financial Centre announced the enactment of DIFC Law 2 of 2019 (the New DIFC Employment Law) to replace the existing DIFC Law 4 of 2005 (the Old DIFC Employment Law).
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