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Bahrain
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Decree 28 of 2020, issued on 28 September 2020, has set out various amendments to certain provisions of the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law (Law 21 of 2001) (the "BCCL").
Kenya
ENSafrica
Kenyan companies are now required to submit details of their beneficial owners to the Registrar of Companies ("Registrar").
Bowmans
The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment Act) 2019 (SMAA) amended the Companies Act (No. 17 of 2015), Laws of Kenya (the Companies Act) to require all companies to introduce a register of beneficial owners.
Nigeria
Resolution Law Firm
A foundation is a NGO, it is a charitable organization or body or association of persons that can be registered as "Incorporated Trustees" under Part F, Section 823 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020.
Resolution Law Firm
Foreign-owned companies that intend to start and operate businesses in Nigeria either as an individually owned company or a subsidiary of a foreign company are required to obtain a business permit and business licenses where applicable.
Resolution Law Firm
Opening a bank account in Nigeria entails various requirements. Individuals and companies registered in Nigeria are eligible to open a bank.
Pavestones Legal
Investment entities may take several forms in Nigeria. Investors may set up a Limited Liability Company (LLC) to buy shares or other investment vehicles.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
An Act to repeal the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and enact the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2019 to provide for the incorporation of companies, ...
Qatar
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
A clause that gives a party the right to terminate a contract at their absolute discretion, is commonly referred to as ‘termination for convenience' clause.
Seychelles
Appleby
The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean made up of 115 islands. With its main industries resting on the tourism and fishing, Seychelles' offshore services sector is slowly
South Africa
Tabacks
There are various tax implications that arise in relation to franchise arrangements and it is important to consider the tax treatment of the various types of income received and expenditure incurred by both franchisors and franchisees.
Adams & Adams
A license agreement is a type of contract in which the proprietor of intellectual property would grant to a user or licensee the right to use that intellectual property.
United Arab Emirates
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The UAE is ramping up measures to tackle tax avoidance and money laundering in an effort to match international best practice.
Hassan Elhais
A sale and purchase agreement (SPA) is a most utilized contract/agreement in language in business exchanges particularly in the land division.
Hassan Elhais
Corporate legal counselors in UAE are generally the ones who are dealing with commercial and business disputes between two corporations or an individual and a corporation established...
Stephenson Harwood
On 27 August 2020, Cabinet Resolution No. 58/2020 on the Regulation of Procedures Related to Real Beneficiaries (the "Resolution") was published, which has introduced new record keeping and...
Clyde & Co
On 24 August 2020, the UAE Cabinet published Cabinet Decision No. 58/2020 on the Regulation of Procedures Related to Real Beneficiaries (the "New Cabinet Decision").
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
Through Cabinet Decision No. 58 of 2020 ("Decision") the United Arab Emirates ("UAE") updated their corporate compliance regulations with regard to real beneficiaries (also referred to as ultimate beneficial owners, "UBO").
Worldwide
TMF Group
Regular assessments of your payroll structure, employment policies and overall employee cost profile can be hugely beneficial, but are often overlooked.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
With the coming into being of Zimbabwe's new companies' regulatory framework, the Companies and Other Business Entities Act (COBE) [Chapter], regulatory issues relating to small to medium enterprises ...
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