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Andersen Tax LP
Survival of family businesses has always been a cause for concern for family business experts. Considerable efforts and resources have over time been invested in the development of solutions ...
Adams & Adams
Nigeria is an independent republic on the west coast of Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. It is bordered by Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Cameroon to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Nigerian law is derived from four (4) main sources. These are English law, Nigerian legislation, Nigerian case law and customary law; however only the first three sources are relevant to the subject of Commercial law.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The first step towards incorporating a company in Nigeria is to conduct a "name availability search" at the Corporate Affairs Commission, in order to confirm that the desired name for the company is available for use, ...
Banwo & Ighodalo
Under Nigerian law, business activities may be undertaken in Nigeria through any of the following types of entities or arrangements:
Resolution Law Firm
Winding up of a company in Nigeria is the liquidation and dissolution process of any given company in Nigeria.
Resolution Law Firm
An annual return is a mandatory requirement every enterprise, private limited company, or incorporated trustees in Nigeria must fulfil at least once in every year by making and delivering to the Corporate Affairs Commission ...
Resolution Law Firm
A company is a corporate structure with separate legal personality status. It is statutorily regulated and incorporated for the purpose of profit maximization.
Resolution Law Firm
All incorporation of companies in Nigeria must be done with the Corporate Affairs Commission(CAC). The CAC is established by virtue of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (LFN 2004).
Resolution Law Firm
An incorporated company has a separate entity distinct from the individuals who are shareholders and directors in control of the company's operations.
Andersen Tax LP
At some point in the life cycle of any business, the decision to acquire or divest business lines may be made in order to create synergies or improve financial performance.
Twelve Legal
Before addressing the issues in the case, for a more comprehensive appraisal of the case it will be useful to briefly summarise the facts.
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
The Nigeria Stock Exchange on Thursday 15th November 2018 issued its Sustainability Disclosure Guidelines following approval of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on the 9th day November 2018.
Bloomfield Law
Online retail foreign exchange trading involves electronic trading including the process whereby individuals speculate on the exchange rate between currencies and the process of buying and selling of different currencies.
Bloomfield Law
On the 19th October 2018, the Security and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published new rules as well as amendments to existing rules of the Commission.
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Against this background, some of the significant innovations of the Bill are highlighted below.
AO2 Law
A trading suspension is the suspension of trading activities of identified listed securities.
Greychapel Legal
It is common for parties who are desirous of entering into a business relationship to document their preliminary understanding and intention in a preliminary agreement.
Benchmac & Ince
Nigeria is unarguably one of the largest economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa
Greychapel Legal
It is generally acceptable that two heads are better than one. Perhaps this is what informed the provision of section 246(1) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 which provides that every company shall have a minimum of two directors.
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Banwo & Ighodalo
The first step towards incorporating a company in Nigeria is to conduct a "name availability search" at the Corporate Affairs Commission, in order to confirm that the desired name for the company is available for use, ...
Adams & Adams
Nigeria is an independent republic on the west coast of Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. It is bordered by Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Cameroon to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) law regulates company practice in Nigeria.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Nigerian law is derived from four (4) main sources. These are English law, Nigerian legislation, Nigerian case law and customary law; however only the first three sources are relevant to the subject of Commercial law.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Under Nigerian law, business activities may be undertaken in Nigeria through any of the following types of entities or arrangements:
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.
Strachan Partners
This is the principal statute regulating the establishment and operation of companies in Nigeria.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) and a Company's Article of Association ("Articles") provides for the transfer and transmission of shares of the shareholders of the Company.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Petitioner shall also file an application for advertisement of the Petition
AELEX
Private placement refers to the issuing of securities by a company to a small number of select persons.
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").
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