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Firmus Advisory
Edem and Anita Nkrumah, Head of Research and Business Development at Firmus Advisory as they discuss the Marketing and Distribution of Beverages in Ghana.
The Trusted Advisors
There is no doubt that a major challenge faced by most consumers is how to enforce their rights when they perceive a supplier has wronged them.
The Trusted Advisors
It has become a comical trend online when people post pictures of things they ordered on online stores and put them side by side with what was delivered to them and both pictures look nothing...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The concept of celebrity endorsement of products and services is widely recognised and has taken on a steep incline in the last decade. Celebrity endorsements have introduced novel aspects...
Sidebrief Inc.
Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), the regulatory authority responsible for, among other things reviewing economic activities in Nigeria that are anti-consumer and activities...
Pavestones Legal
In 2021, the National Information Development Technology Agency ("NITDA") issued a fine of 10 Million Naira against Soko Lending Company (a digital lending company) after receiving over 40 petitions...
There has been a lot of confusion in the fintech and payments platform space, following the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission's (FCCPC) release of its statement...
Omoyeni, based in Lagos, has been looking forward to visiting her family in Abuja for the Christmas holidays.
Marcus-Okoko & Co
The Senate, yesterday, passed a bill to enact the Arbitration and Mediation Act to provide for a unified legal framework for the settlement of commercial disputes.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN") on March 15, 2022, issued an exposure draft of guidelines for the operation of Bank Neutral Cash Hubs ("BNCH" or "Cash hubs") in Nigeria.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act, 2018 ("FCCPA") is the primary legislation that governs and protects the rights of consumers in Nigeria.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace.
South Africa
SchoemanLaw Inc.
The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (the "Act") regulates the extension of credit in South Africa and aims to protect consumers against unscrupulous credit providers.
Barnard Inc.
A consumer is "blacklisted" when defaulting on a specific account. It is important to take note that it is not the consumer itself being listed, but rather the consumer's credit information...
It is now possible for consumers to take their complaint directly to the High Court in instances where the adjudicative and dispute resolution mechanisms provided for in the Consumer Protection Act, 2008...
Adams & Adams
The recent news reports of a manufacturing facility found to be selling counterfeit washing powder, have reignited concerns about the extent of the counterfeiting industry in South Africa.
Adams & Adams
Teenage pregnancy remains a fundamental crisis amongst the youth in South Africa, particularly amongst high school pupils. Over the years, there has been an increasing number of calls for greater
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In a recent edition of The Oath Magazine, Arsalan Tariq and Yasin Chowdhury offer commentary on the new CBO Financial Consumer Protection Regulatory Framework
Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
Parents have complained to Sharjah's private education authority after the school their children attend sacked 13 staff members.
Zenas Chambers, ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
TechZim recently reported that Shingai Mutasa, founder of the Zimbabwean investment firm Masawara was appointed to head a US$200 million Africa startup fund.
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