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Inventa International
The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization is an inter-governmental organization created by the Lusaka agreement, which was adopted by a diplomatic conference held in Lusaka, Zambia, on December 9, 1976.
Adams & Adams
Botswana, formerly a British protectorate, became independent in 1966. It is a landlocked country in southern Africa, bordered by Zimbabwe to the northeast, South Africa to the south-east, and Namibia to the west.
The Botswana Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr OK Matambo delivered his 2014 budget speech to the National Assembly on 3 February 2014.
Spoor & Fisher
Following its decision to acceded to the Madrid Protocol in 2006, Botswana enacted The Industrial Property Act No.8 of 2010, that came into force on 1 September 2012, in order to provide protection for trade marks designated under the International Registration system.
Spoor & Fisher
The long awaited Botswana Industrial Property Act no. 8 of 2010 finally came into force on 31 August 2012 following the publication of "Statutory Instrument No 69 of 2012" citing it’s commencement date.
Banwo & Ighodalo
It is on that basis that requests may be made for subsidies.
Deloitte Nigeria
The timeline is not later than 31 January of every year.
Deloitte Nigeria
Statutorily, under the Personal Income Tax Act (PITA) Cap P8 LFN 2004 (as amended), every employer is under obligation to file employers' tax returns (Form H1)
Deloitte Nigeria
The Federal Ministry of Interior (FMI) recently confirmed approval by the Honourable Minister of Interior (the Minister) ...
Yiannis Papazcharia LLC
We shall be pleased to assist with any inquiries you may have on the above or any other matter relating to the formation of Seychelles companies.
Spoor & Fisher
On 18 September 2018, the Seychelles Registrar General handed down an important trade mark decision.
Several updates have been provided in recent months, regarding the new Seychelles International Business Companies Act, 2016 (the Act).
Jordans, A Vistra Company
I blogged recently about the record keeping requirements of a company under the new Seychelles IBC legislation, the International Business Companies Act, 2016 (the "Act").
Fundamental changes to the IBC regime in Seychelles are imminent with the enactment of the new IBC Act 2016 (New Act).
Electricity supply constraints, severe drought conditions which have weighed heavily on the agricultural sector and other structural problems continue to impede economic growth in South Africa
Adams & Adams
Our North Africa operation has confirmed that it is now possible for owners of trade marks locally registered in Morocco – as well as international registrations designating Morocco – to record a suspension application at the customs authorities.
Employers of domestic workers must ensure that they pay their domestic workers not less than the prescribed minimum wage.
Clyde & Co
On 23 November 2018, Judge Collis of the Gauteng Provincial Division showed again, how progressive the South African judicial system can be.
Clyde & Co
The final Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the "POPI Act") have now been published.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
BSA Bin Shabib, Al Rashdi & Al Barwani (BSA), and Zubair Small Enterprises Centre (Zubair SEC) will jointly hold a workshop and legal clinic on January 15, 2019.
STA Law Firm
In the United Arab Emirates, there are stringent requirements for leasing… if only there was another way.
STA Law Firm
At the beginning of 1987, Turkey set up various Free Zones. The First Free Trade Zone was built up in Mersin and Antalya in 1985.
STA Law Firm
Protection of plant variety is vital for the development of a nation since it provides for sustainability and the growth of the region.
STA Law Firm
The most famous statements among the classic investors are the shares bought in a Public company and its developments.
George Etomi & Partners
In 1999 African ministers responsible for civil aviation under the aegis of the Organisation of African Unity (now the African Union) adopted the Yamoussoukro Decision – a multilateral agreement between Africa's 54 countries ...
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Nigeria is the largest market in Africa and one of the fastest growing countries in the world. The country has a thriving and relatively easy business environment with numerous investment opportunities in various sectors.
Saudi Arabia's bankruptcy and insolvency law regime has been governed by two regulations, the earliest dating back to 1930.
STA Law Firm
The basis of Saudi Arabia's employment legislation framework is fashioned on two pillars.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Medical Devices are used in the healthcare for the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring or treatment of illness or disability.
Islamic financing has gained ground in Nigeria in recent times. Further to this, Islamic finance institutions are being set up and the government at both state and federal levels have issued sukuk bonds.
Deloitte Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari provided a sneak peek into Nigeria's fiscal direction for 2019 on Wednesday, 19 December 2018, as he presented the 2019 Budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria ...
Deloitte Nigeria
There is evident work in progress to ensure that the ERGP succeeds.
STA Law Firm
The United Arab Emirates has overcome many years of strong monetary development and has risen as a major territorial business center, attracting vast and various cross-border exchanges;
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1971 (Act 367) governs the current law on divorce in Ghana. The law provides that, a petition for divorce may be presented to the court by either party to a marriage.
Lord Edmund –Davis in his book "Judicial Activism"1975, wrote as follows:
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