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PwC Nigeria
Nigeria's Ministry of Interior is launching an e-citibiz portal for online processing of permits including business permits, expatriate quotas, citizenship applications and licenses to officiate marriages.
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 54 (1) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act ("the CAMA") provides that a foreign company who has the intention of carrying on business in Nigeria shall take steps to be registered as a separate entity in Nigeria.
Fred-Young & Evans
Generally, the Nigerian courts will treat the parent company as a separate entity from its subsidiaries.
Fred-Young & Evans
What impact has the 2016-2017 recession in Nigeria had on the corporate sector? During the period, the high cost of foreign exchange, high cost of energy led to high cost of production and reduced competiveness.
Perchstone & Graeys
In 2016, Nigeria fell into deep recession due to a number of factors; including the global fall in oil price.
Lex Artifex, LLP
A Non-Governmental Organization ("NGO") is a body or association of persons registered as "Incorporated Trustees" under Section 590 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 Laws of the Federation 2010...
Lex Artifex, LLP
Often, business people get entangled in issues that are too complex, too time consuming, or fraught with legal risks and liabilities.
Lex Artifex, LLP
When deciding on how to participate in the Nigerian market, you will need to choose between establishing a new company or acquiring an existing company.
Lex Artifex, LLP
Foreign investors or offshore companies can hold 100% equity stake in a Nigerian company. How foreign companies and offshore investors can establish in Nigeria – BARR. EDOABASI UDO Posted on January 2, 2018 by lexartifexllp Foreign investors or offshore companies can hold 100% equity stake in a Nigerian company.
Fred-Young & Evans
It is important for investors to conduct due diligence on a target Nigerian company before investing in it whether by means of restructuring, mergers, acquisitions or takeovers.
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.
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 300 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act ("the Act") provides that minority shareholders may apply to court to grant an injunction or declaration to restrain the Company from;
George Etomi & Partners
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria recently released the National Code of Corporate Governance; the first of its kind in Nigeria which makes provision for all corporate entities in the Country.
ACAS Law
The Corporate Affairs Commission (the "CAC" or the "Commission") has just introduced a new incorporation form CAC1.1 (the "Form") for the incorporation of companies under Part A...
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.
PwC Nigeria
In response to Nigeria's poor performance in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business ranking, the Federal government in August 2016 set up the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council...
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Fred-Young & Evans
The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) law regulates company practice in Nigeria.
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.
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.
Perchstone & Graeys
Guarantees, whether issued by individuals or corporates form an essential feature of doing business and creating or receiving credit.
Perchstone & Graeys
In 2016, Nigeria fell into deep recession due to a number of factors; including the global fall in oil price.
George Etomi & Partners
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria recently released the National Code of Corporate Governance; the first of its kind in Nigeria which makes provision for all corporate entities in the Country.
Fred-Young & Evans
What impact has the 2016-2017 recession in Nigeria had on the corporate sector? During the period, the high cost of foreign exchange, high cost of energy led to high cost of production and reduced competiveness.
Lex Artifex, LLP
When deciding on how to participate in the Nigerian market, you will need to choose between establishing a new company or acquiring an existing company.
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 54 (1) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act ("the CAMA") provides that a foreign company who has the intention of carrying on business in Nigeria shall take steps to be registered as a separate entity in Nigeria.
Fred-Young & Evans
Generally, the Nigerian courts will treat the parent company as a separate entity from its subsidiaries.
Lex Artifex, LLP
A Non-Governmental Organization ("NGO") is a body or association of persons registered as "Incorporated Trustees" under Section 590 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 Laws of the Federation 2010...
Perchstone & Graeys
Amongst the countless legal issues that arise in the creation of a trust, the rules governing when property settled on trust must vest are often the most difficult but yet underrated.
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