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Inventa International
Trademark infringement in Africa is one of the reasons why various stakeholders avoid seeking protection there, as it is believed that the trademark registration systems of certain countries are not as effective as those of more developed countries.
Yigal Arnon & Co
In order to deal with a possible public unresponsiveness to the Corona vaccine, transparency and appropriate publicity must be ensured already in the...
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Kuwaiti government will no longer accept work permit and residency renewals for expatriates aged 60 or over. The change takes effect on January 1, 2021.
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
On 12 November 2020, Oman's Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said enacted a new Law on Simplification of Certain Judicial Procedures in Specific Matters ("Law") by virtue of Sultani Decree No. 2020/125.
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.

Overview: Defining Agency versus Distribution; Applications of Agency and what to look out for; Applications for Distribution and what to look out for; ...

This edition of Africa Insights goes back to basics – food.
Adams & Adams
The pen may be mightier than the sword, but in an ever-growing digital world, this small but mighty weapon may well be on its way to extinction
Below, please find issue 55 of ENSafrica's tax in brief, a snapshot of the latest tax developments in South Africa.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
It is no secret that most of the globe is in a dire recession following the rath of the Covid-19 pandemic. The world has seen mass retrenchments, liquidations and business rescue.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
When judgment is granted, the creditor may issue a document referred to as a warrant of execution at the Court that granted the judgment in question.
Adams & Adams
The coronavirus pandemic that has gripped the world and paused life in an unprecedent manner has infected over millions of people worldwide with well over a million deaths and counting.
United Arab Emirates
Envoy Global, Inc.
Effective December 1, 2020, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will allow certain foreign investors to fully own local companies without an Emirati sponsor.
Hassan Elhais
The divorce process in Dubai is usually straightforward and involves the steps of counselling, settlements...
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
El 23 de noviembre de 2020, el gobierno de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos introdujo cambios sustanciales en la Ley Federal No. 2 de 2015 sobre Sociedades Comerciales.
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
On 23 November 2020, through a Presidential Decree the UAE has introduced sweeping changes to Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on Commercial Companies, whereby, among other things, it has been announced that 100% foreign ownership ...
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Amidst unprecedented times, arising from the global pandemic, the MoHRE has been quick to react by issuing a resolution which came into effect on 26th March, 2020.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
The FTA of the UAE has issued a Public Clarification No. VATP017 clarifying the FTA position, about interpretation of Article 55 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 8 of 2017 on Value Added Tax, regarding time-period ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On January 2, 2021, the UAE will bring into effect a series of significant amendments (the "Amendments") to the main law governing business activity in the country — Law 2 of 2015...
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Do fathers, both married and unmarried, have rights with regards to minor children and if they do, how far do these rights apply with regards to child custody upon divorce or separation.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
A lot of artists are unaware of copyright laws and as a result, they are either prejudiced or unknowingly commit intellectual property crimes.
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