The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) defines the ‘green economy' as "the low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive economy".
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
This is a true story. A highly innovative Israeli component manufacturer in the mobility space had a big problem.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Data privacy has become one of the defining socio-cultural and economic issue of our time. The challenges of data security in our world today instigated the development of data protection laws...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In the dawn of the era of big data analytics, where large volumes of structured and unstructured data are processed, analysed and traded, data has become an invaluable asset to most organisations.
A Temporary Work Permit (TWP) approval is required for a skilled foreigner to perform employment duties in Nigeria on a temporary basis.
The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Estate Agency Regulatory Law, Cap L28, Laws of Lagos State, 2015 ("Law")
On 30 June 2020, an Inter-Ministerial Committee for the Audit and Recovery of Back-Years Stamp Duties (the committee) was inaugurated and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)...
Companies looking to raise finance from diversified sources for either working capital may do so by issuing equity or debt securities. Debt securities are financial instruments representing a debt...
Resolution Law Firm
The divorce laws and the process of divorce in Nigeria are
topical issues for any person contemplating a divorce in
If not considered to be carrying on a trade, could the foreign exchange gains and losses on foreign debt instruments be considered to be interest?
On 18 March 2020, initial regulations were issued by the Minister of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs ("the Minister").
On 24 June 2020, the South African Constitutional Court handed down a ground-breaking judgment in the case of Competition Commission of South Africa v Pickfords Removals SA Proprietary Limited.
On 17 June 2020, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment in AB and Another v Pridwin Preparatory School and Others. The central question at issue in this case was whether...
The power of a court to strike down or refuse to enforce a contract that it considers to be unfair, unduly harsh or unreasonable, has been a controversial one ...
After extensive public consultation with industry participants and interested parties, as well as industry specific engagement, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ("FSCA") published ...
Clyde & Co
This article will cover key legislative changes as a result of amendments made by the Finance Act No.8, 2020 and the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments)
The Ugandan High Court has set out guidelines for obtaining informed consent from the subjects of human clinical drug trials. In Harriet Mukoda v International AIDS Vaccine Initiative...
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai issued Law No. (4) of 2020 (the "Law") on Saturday, 3 July 2020...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Whatever your business the current public health crisis has brought a host of additional risks and challenges to the UAE.
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Authority has recently announced the release of the new DIFC Data Protection Law, which will come into force on 1 July 2020.