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AELEX
A satisfactorily concluded dispute resolution mechanism, at least to an award creditor, is the successful enforcement of the decision of the arbitral tribunal.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The recent approval and appointment of new Judges to the Court of Appeal by President Muhammadu Buhari from the bench of the Federal High Court, High Court of the States and High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, ...
AELEX
The High Court of Kenya lacks jurisdiction to hear an application seeking to set aside a foreign arbitral award where the agreed seat of arbitration is outside the jurisdiction of the High Court.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Once an action is instituted in Court, it requires the active participation of the parties involved from commencement to conclusion.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
A freezing order or injunction an interim court order, originated as an equitable remedy from the decisions of English courts, which restrains a party from handling or disposing of assets within jurisdiction...
AELEX
Furthermore, arbitral proceedings are regulated by the arbitration rules agreed upon by the parties.
AELEX
Litigation or the process of dispute resolution is termed to be a very serious process. It is the process that potentially culminates in the determination of parties' rights and liabilities...
AELEX
The Nigerian Court of Appeal confirms that an Arbitral Tribunal has no Jurisdiction to determine contractual disputes, the resolution of which has tax implications for any of the parties.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) affirmed the position of the law that it is criminal to deal in petroleum products without a license in its recent decision delivered in the case of M.V. Long Island v. FRN.
Fred-Young & Evans
This is the common method of enforcing foreign judgments in Nigeria.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Arbitration can either arise by an order of court, by statute or most commonly by agreement of the parties.
Fred-Young & Evans
Once the Court recognizes the award by granting leave to the creditor to register same, it shall be enforced as a judgment of that Court.
AELEX
On 16 February 2018, the Supreme Court of Nigeria unanimously decided in the case of Sifax Nigeria Ltd v Migfo Nigeria Ltd that where a statute of limitation prescribes a time frame ...
AELEX
In a landmark decision delivered on 23 February 2018 in the case of Heritage Bank Ltd v. Bentworth Finance (Nig) Ltd, the Supreme Court of Nigeria appeared to abandon in part ...
Fred-Young & Evans
Article 53 of the ICSID Convention provides that an ICSID award ("the award") is final and binding, and immune from appeal, stay or annulment, other than as provided in the ICSID Convention.
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
The main arbitration law of Nigeria is the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1988 (Cap A18 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004). ACA is largely based on the UNCITRAL Model Law, with minimal differences.
Perchstone & Graeys
It has been stated that one of the reasons why parties to an arbitration submit their disputes to a panel of three arbitrators, is to ensure objectivity.
Fred-Young & Evans
Litigation is the most common form of dispute resolution in Nigeria. Its origin is entrenched in the English common law.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Motion exparte in SUIT NO. FHC/ABJ/CS/2003/2017; EMMANUEL EKPENYONG ESQ. V ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION dated and filed on 17th day of March, 2017 was listed for hearing on 7th June 2017.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
When the Evidence Act was signed into law by former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON on the 2nd day of June 2011, it was received with maximum enthusiasm by the Nigerian legal community...
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Sefton Fross
Generally, Garnishee proceedings is done in two different stages. The first stage is for the garnishee order nisi, while the second stage is for the garnishee order absolute.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The recent approval and appointment of new Judges to the Court of Appeal by President Muhammadu Buhari from the bench of the Federal High Court, High Court of the States and High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, ...
AELEX
A satisfactorily concluded dispute resolution mechanism, at least to an award creditor, is the successful enforcement of the decision of the arbitral tribunal.
AELEX
On 16 February 2018, the Supreme Court of Nigeria unanimously decided in the case of Sifax Nigeria Ltd v Migfo Nigeria Ltd that where a statute of limitation prescribes a time frame ...
Fred-Young & Evans
Once the Court recognizes the award by granting leave to the creditor to register same, it shall be enforced as a judgment of that Court.
AELEX
The Nigerian Court of Appeal confirms that an Arbitral Tribunal has no Jurisdiction to determine contractual disputes, the resolution of which has tax implications for any of the parties.
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
The main arbitration law of Nigeria is the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1988 (Cap A18 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004). ACA is largely based on the UNCITRAL Model Law, with minimal differences.
AELEX
Litigation or the process of dispute resolution is termed to be a very serious process. It is the process that potentially culminates in the determination of parties' rights and liabilities...
Fred-Young & Evans
Article 53 of the ICSID Convention provides that an ICSID award ("the award") is final and binding, and immune from appeal, stay or annulment, other than as provided in the ICSID Convention.
Fred-Young & Evans
Litigation is the most common form of dispute resolution in Nigeria. Its origin is entrenched in the English common law.
AELEX
In a landmark decision delivered on 23 February 2018 in the case of Heritage Bank Ltd v. Bentworth Finance (Nig) Ltd, the Supreme Court of Nigeria appeared to abandon in part ...
Fred-Young & Evans
This is the common method of enforcing foreign judgments in Nigeria.
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