Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Corporate/Commercial Law
Al Tamimi & Company
The Kingdom of Bahrain ("Bahrain") has become the second country within the Gulf Cooperation Council, after the United Arab Emirates, to allow crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is the use of small amounts of capital...
The Sovereign Group
The Kingdom of Bahrain is in the process of making comprehensive changes to its corporate laws and procedures to make it easier to set up and carry out business in Bahrain.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
The hotel industry has seen a significant rise in activity in Bahrain and the region at large in the last decade.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The corporate governance code of Bahrain (the Code) aims to bring international corporate governance standards to public companies, and in particular financial institutions, incorporated under the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law (the Companies Law).
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
In a global context in the wake of the financial crisis there has been an increasing emphasis on Corporate Governance. In the Middle East there have been developments such as the introduction of the Bahrain Corporate Governance Code (the Bahraini Code).
Deloitte Nigeria
The Nigerian league system owes its format to the British.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
On 30th May, 2017 the Acting President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo assented to the Bill on Secured Transactions in Movable Assets (Collateral Registry Act).
Fred-Young & Evans
The Transfer of Technology in Nigeria is governed by the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion Act, Cap, N62 Laws of the Federation 2004 ("the Act").
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
The NCC gives a maximum of sixty (60) days for such notification and responds within a thirty (30) day time frame.
Deloitte Nigeria
There are multiple regulatory agencies in Nigeria operating on the framework of various laws and practices, with administrative authorities constituted at different levels to enforce compliance.
Mahayni
Cases currently adjudicated before the General Courts may not be transferred to the Commercial Courts.
Clyde & Co
The change in leadership in 2015 and subsequent launch of Vision 2030 has led to significant economic and political reforms in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Clyde & Co
The Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA"), his Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, approved the decision of allowing Foreign Engineering Consultancy Companies...
Al Tamimi & Company
It is an established principle that a court of substance has the discretionary power to interpret the clauses of an agreement, provided that such interpretation considers the agreement as a whole in understanding the parties intent.
Dentons
Recently, SAGIA announced a new process whereby major foreign investors (Applicants) can obtain a SAGIA License within 10 minutes online.
Clyde & Co
The NEC3 form had the (widely publicised) aim of encouraging cooperation, collaborative working and a fair allocation of risk between the parties to the contract.
Pieter van der Zwan & Associates
Share incentives schemes often involves the use of trusts to administer the awards made to employees.
ENSafrica
On 15 September 2017, the South African Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, published Government Notices no. 1003 and 1005, which announced increases to the intermediate merger thresholds...
TMF Group
With the financial and governance issues that have affected the reputation and financial health of companies such as Eskom and Oakbay Resources and Energy (Oakbay), questions arises as to...
Clyde & Co
The risk environment for directors of companies that pollute is changing. In South Africa, a raft of recent prosecutions of directors and officers for corporate environmental transgressions bring into focus...
Hassan Elhais
I owe a friend of mine some money and I told him that I would pay him back after I sold my car.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
There is an old saying that charity begins in the heart. While this may be true, when it comes to fundraising in Dubai you must follow your heart and fundraising laws.
Al Tamimi & Company
2017 has been declared by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Year of Giving in the UAE.
Clyde & Co
The UAE has declared 2017 as the ''Year of Giving'', aiming to accomplish charity, social and humanitarian initiatives and to promote a culture of giving, loyalty and volunteering.
Squire Patton Boggs
The following summary is designed to set out some of the chief considerations and potential pitfalls in preparing, negotiating and settling shareholders and joint ventures in the United Arab Emirates
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Fred-Young & Evans
Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers in Nigeria are governed by the Investments and Securities Act, the Securities and Exchange Rules and Regulations made pursuant to ISA, and the Companies and Allied Matters.
Al Tamimi & Company
2017 has been declared by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Year of Giving in the UAE.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) law regulates company practice in Nigeria.
Fred-Young & Evans
Nigerian Banks are faced with a myriad of problems which affects its effectiveness and productivity.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
One of the important focuses of Dubai Economy (DE) was highlighted during an informative session convened by Dubai Economy with various national business councils in Dubai recently.
Pieter van der Zwan & Associates
Share incentives schemes often involves the use of trusts to administer the awards made to employees.
Mahayni
Cases currently adjudicated before the General Courts may not be transferred to the Commercial Courts.
Dentons
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) is the local body responsible for investigating violations of the Combating Bribery Law (CBL) and referring such violations for prosecution.
K&L Gates
As the crisis between the GCC remains unresolved, the adverse impact of the crisis and the blockade on Qatar cannot be ignored.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
There is an old saying that charity begins in the heart. While this may be true, when it comes to fundraising in Dubai you must follow your heart and fundraising laws.
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