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STA Law Firm
These amendments came about by approval by Kuwait's National Assembly and amend the law relating to protection for minority shareholders.
STA Law Firm
Kuwait, also known as the Fruitful Land of the Gulf is considered to be a land of opportunities. The country's richness lies in the natural resources like oil and gas ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Kuwaiti government has amended legislation to clarify (and extend) employee entitlements to annual leave and pension contributions.
Al Tamimi & Company
Recently, almost two decades after the issuance of Law No. 1 of 1999 on foreign health insurance and the imposition of fees against medical services, the Ministry of Health decided to increase...
STA Law Firm
What is the mindset of an entrepreneur looking to dip his toes in a new venture?
Deloitte Nigeria
In 2014, when global commodity prices dropped, Nigeria plunged into economic trouble and in 2016 the country faced its first recession in over two decades.
Jackson Etti & Edu
Friday, May 25, 2018 is not just any other date on the calendar of EU corporates. It is the date when the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect.
Jackson Etti & Edu
In recent years, product placement (or brand integration) and merchandising have become a lucrative source of income for film producers around the world.
In September 2013, the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry was privatised. Six generation companies and 11 distribution companies were sold to investors who acquired a minimum of 60% of the shares of each company.
The Law further seeks to guarantee the fair treatment of bidders, to promote equal opportunity and to promote economic development.
STA Law Firm
There has been an electronic rental project launched in Saudi Arabia to facilitate rental agreements for both residential and commercial rentals. The idea behind this new platform...
STA Law Firm
Prominent American Essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that money often costs too much.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The article discusses preventative settlement, financial reorganization and restructuring, liquidation process, as well as preventative settlement and financial reorganization for small debtors.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
It's always interesting to see how other countries address issues related to taste and cultural concerns in advertising.
Clyde & Co
On 3 July 2018, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority and the Prudential Authority published a joint communication ...
The South African Patents Act No. 57 of 1978 ("the Act") does not define "inventor" per se, although it is generally understood to refer to a natural person who conceives of something novel
Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world with countries with natural resources that supports industries such as mining, oil and gas, and agriculture...
Section 2 of the South African Copyright Act 98 of 1978 (the "Act") states that computer programs are eligible for copyright protection in South Africa.
STA Law Firm
The legal community argues on pros and cons of arbitration. That said, we cannot undermine its benefits.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Litigation in UAE. It will cover methods of resolving disputes, details of the process and the proceedings, the court and their jurisdiction...
Mishcon de Reya
The introduction of a new foundations law in Abu Dhabi represents a welcome development on the international foundations scene.
TMF Group
The United Arab Emirates has the most complex compliance regime of any country in the world. By contrast, Ireland is the simplest country in corporate compliance terms.
Clyde & Co
Written by Mark Beswetherick and Nicholas Braganza The risks relating to bribery in the Middle East have increased, as scrutiny from regulators continues to rise and international legislation...
Deloitte Nigeria
Deloitte has a presence in 49 countries in Africa servicing 53 countries.
Mishcon de Reya
From a proposed new "cloud hub" in Saudi Arabia to a project by Dubai to put blockchain at the heart of its so-called Silicon Oasis, Middle East governments are putting cutting edge technology...
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Saudi Arabia's bankruptcy and insolvency law regime has been governed by two regulations, the earliest dating back to 1930.
Deloitte Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 Budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday, 7 November 2017.
Pursuit of diversity in financial services needs to go "well beyond the boardroom", according to one of Britain's leading diversity campaigners.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Adam Smith, had theorized that the concept of absolute advantage comes into play where one country would have complete economic advantage over another if it can produce the same amount...
July 11, 2018 – The first Canada Express Entry draw of July saw immigration authorities issue Invitations to Apply to 3,750 candidates. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System score of 442, just two above the 2018 low of 440 for an all-program draw.
The issue of offensive trade marks rumbles on. In 2017, the landmark US decision in Matal v Tam came after the founder of an Asian-American rock group sought trade mark registration for the band's name, The Slants.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE Patent Law is lightly modelled on the European system and requires, inter alia, the absolute novelty as one of the fundamental prerequisites for patentability. At this stage...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
To advise on the need to introduce a system of pupilage into the legal profession and advise on the duration and how best to administer such a system of pupilage.
Fred-Young & Evans
Power is still a major problem in Nigeria. This is because many businesses who cannot survive its teething challenges blame power as the main cause of their business failure.
Deloitte Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday 20 June 2018, signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) into law.
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