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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...
Sefton Fross
In contracts between Nigerian counterparties, the transaction will more often than not be governed by Nigerian laws.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Act, CAP F35, Chapter 152, Laws of the Federation, 1990 which provides for a 6 years period for registration of foreign judgments was enacted to replace the ...
Carlton Fields
A federal appellate court has upheld a district court order enforcing an arbitration award by the ICC against the Republic of Nigeria in favor of Enron Nigeria Power Holdings, Ltd. ("ENPH")...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
Generally, the benefits of an appellate review system in law can never be overestimated. Whether in formal legal settings or in the most remote forms of family or customary methods of dispute resolution, the importance of appeals remains high in ensuring the enthronement of fairness and equity in the adjudicatory system as well as upholding the integrity and confidence in such system.
Everlaw Associates
Data privacy protection issues, bodily injury torts/security concerns, the tort of trespass to property amongst many other controversies have trailed in the wake of the launch of Pokémon Go...
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.
Fred-Young & Evans
As a former colony of England, the legislation for recognition of foreign judgment in Nigeria is modeled after that of England.
Perchstone & Graeys
Commendably enough, the position in these later decisions of the Court of Appeal appear to make passage for recovery of solicitor's fee.
Fred-Young & Evans
What legislations regulate registration and enforcement of foreign judgments in Nigeria?
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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.
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.
Perchstone & Graeys
Commendably enough, the position in these later decisions of the Court of Appeal appear to make passage for recovery of solicitor's fee.
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
Litigation is the most common form of dispute resolution in Nigeria. Its origin is entrenched in the English common law.
Sefton Fross
In contracts between Nigerian counterparties, the transaction will more often than not be governed by Nigerian laws.
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.
Perchstone & Graeys
The Federal High Court had rendered a decision of significant consequence on the enactment. But as is increasingly the case with highly significant disputes, the judicial determination was far from being settled, at first instance.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Act, CAP F35, Chapter 152, Laws of the Federation, 1990 which provides for a 6 years period for registration of foreign judgments was enacted to replace the ...
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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