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Clyde & Co
For many years, the potential of the untapped Iranian market was viewed as an enticingly juicy apple that was just of reach.
The release of the eagerly awaited draft Iranian Petroleum Contract model (the IPC) has received a significant boost in light of the outcome of the recent Iranian elections in February.
Serap Zuvin Law Offices
The commercial relationship among the western countries and Iran declined especially following the USA and the United Nations ("UN") imposing the embargo in 2012 because of Iran's nuclear program.
Clyde & Co
For some significant Iranian shipowners such as NITC and IRISL the sanctions meant that they were placed completely off limits to charterers, cargo interests, and – crucially - insurers by asset freezes.
PwC Nigeria
"At The Palms now. They have started paying to park. Everybody inside here is walking ‘fast fast'." - Chima Emerueh.
Sefton Fross
Risk management is one of the most fundamental aspects of business growth. The use of derivatives in corporate risk management has grown exponentially in the last decade and has transformed global financial markets.
Fred-Young & Evans
A Construction Contract like every other contract spells out the terms upon which the parties bind themselves before, during and after a construction work.
Everlaw Associates
In Part 1 ["Quick Overview of Intellectual Property Rights in Nigeria"] we looked at the basic Intellectual Property Rights that a Nigerian Information and Communication Technology firm should be concerned about.
Fred-Young & Evans
Garnishee Proceedings as a means of enforcing monetary judgment in Nigeria is chaotic and difficult. It has become more of a fishing expedition wherein a judgment creditor will garnish all the commercial Banks in the country with the hope of striking gold by finding monies belonging to the judgment debtor in one or more of the garnished Banks.
On 19 Rajab 1437 (26 April 2016) , the Ministry of Commerce and Investment and the Capital Market Authority published the draft Rules and Procedures issued pursuant to the Saudi Arabian Companies Law.
On 19 Rajab 1437 (26 April 2016), the Ministry of Commerce and Investment and the Capital Market Authority published the draft Corporate Governance Regulations.
By way of Ministerial Decision No. 1982 dated 6 April 2016, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Labor issued new implementing regulations (the "New Implementing Regulations") to the Labor Law.
On 10 April 2016 – less than six months following the enactment of the Civil Associations and Institutions Law.
Clyde & Co
The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in the KSA should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
Gowling WLG
Inspired by Barack Obama's Power Africa Programme, the campaign will tackle the low levels of electricity access in Africa.
Mayer Brown
Mining in Sierra Leone has always been identified with diamonds but the post conflict era has seen development in iron ore and rutile and a gold sector emerge.
Clyde & Co
The UAE came into being in 1971. The self-taught local entrepreneur who set up shop selling just one product or service in those early days when he was in his 20s has now turned 70.
Al Suwaidi & Company
This article addresses the risk presented by non-use of registered trademarks and the importance of registering licences. It is written by IP specialist for Al Suwaidi & Company in Dubai - David Lant, a UK qualified solicitor.
Hassan Elhais
Shariah lays down the relations that qualify as heirs following the death of an individual.
Hassan Elhais
It is a criminal offense to leave the scene of an accident, however minor. The criminal sanctions for leaving the scene of an accident in which a person was injured are more severe (imprisonment and/or a minimum fine of 25,000 AED).
Hassan Elhais
The UAE is not a signatory to the Hague Convention. Within UAE laws, there are no statutory provisions specifically dealing with child abduction.
Clyde & Co
The key barrier for companies looking to do business in Iran following the much heralded sanctions relief of Implementation Day is the lack of access to finance, largely caused by the remaining US sanctions.
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Youssry Saleh & Partners
According to OECD the definition of corporate governance is "the set of rules, regulations and procedures that achieve better protection and balance between the interests of the company's managers and shareholders...
Under Saudi Arabian law, the employment relationship between employer and employee is governed comprehensively by the Labor and Workmen's Law (the Labor Law).
May 18th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 11th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016, inviting only 763 applicants for permanent residence as the lowest CRS score falls below 500.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Nigeria is a federal constitutional republic located on the west coast of Africa. Modern Nigeria has its origins as a British colony through the 19th and 20th century until it achieved independence in 1960.
Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys
The past week has not been a good one for law firms and their much vaunted reputation for client confidentiality.
Everlaw Associates
How can proprietors (owners, developers, producers etc), of Nigerian Information and Communication Technology products secure International Intellectual Property Rights protection for their exports?
Clyde & Co
Until recently, salaries and any other sums payable to employees under their contract of employment were paid to an employees' account at a bank agreed by the parties, or to an agent appointed by the employee.
The Paris Agreement (the "Agreement") will be signed on Friday, 22 April 2016 in New York. This adds further impetus to the international response to climate change...
Elias Masika, Partner at TRIPLEOKLAW and an authority on Environmental & Energy Law, comments on the concerns recent discoveries of Natural Resources in Kenya raise.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
However, this right to own immovable property like every other right is not absolute but subject to certain qualifications.
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