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Ghana
Firmus Advisory
Ghana is among one of the top consumers of baby diapers in the West African sub-region, consuming over 500 million units of baby diapers, second to Nigeria who consumed over 2 billion units...
Nigeria
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
For far too long, you've already heard of people forming foreign companies in Nigeria to take advantage of tax benefits.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Globally, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) largely contribute to the development of host economies, particularly in developing countries like Nigeria.
Mazars
This article aims to change the public's perception of the value of the external auditing exercise significantly, how the audit methodologies provide more value-added benefits to businesses...
Qatar
United Trademark & Patent Services
Qatar's Cabinet has approved a draft law with respect to the protection of trademarks, copyright and neighboring rights of the International Football Association (FIFA.)
Saudi Arabia
United Trademark & Patent Services
To curb trademark infringement, the spokesperson of the Saudi's Ministry of Commerce announced on April 22, 2021 that strict actions will be taken against offenders involved in trademark counterfeiting.
United Trademark & Patent Services
It was Announced/notified by the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with respect to the deposit by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on April 22, 2021, ...
South Africa
Mathys & Squire
In this article written by Intellectual Property Magazine, Mathys & Squire partner Jeremy Smith provides his commentary in response to the recent news that the South African patent office...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
When dealing with insurance matters, it is well-known that if there is any dishonesty or false information provided to the insurer, a claim for indemnification could be repudiated in its entirety.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
When entering into an agreement, a general requirement is that the contracting parties act in good faith. Therefore, the last thing that contracting parties want to focus on is the possibility...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Many of us find ourselves in precarious situations where we feel it is necessary to record conversations, mainly to be used as proof against the other person for various reasons.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
It is common, most of the employment disputes at the CCMA or Bargaining Councils are disputes relating to dismissal for employee's conduct.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Rent-to-own or Rent-to-Buy is an arrangement that provides for the rental of a property for an agreed period, at the end of which, the renter has the option to buy.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
POPIA requires every public or private body who processes personal information to designate and appoint an individual who will be responsible, within that business or institution, ...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Notably, employees are still not clear about resignations and the subsequent issues that may arise. Employees resign for different reasons. Now, the issues often arise when the employee resigns...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
With the unexpected emergence of the COVID- 19 pandemic, many South Africans were caught off guard and left uncertain about how this pandemic would impact the workplace and the employer-employee relationship.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
We currently live in very unpredictable times in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. South Africa enforced strict lockdown regulations on 27 March 2020...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
As South Africans we have had to endure many hardships brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially the negative impact that it has had on the economy.
United Arab Emirates
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Ajman Police General Headquarters - Ministry of Interior announced on June 1, 2021 that 120,000 counterfeit items were confiscated for luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, GUCCI, BOSS, HERMES, ...
United Trademark & Patent Services
Plant variety protection "i.e. plant breeder's right," is a form of intellectual property right granted to the breeder of a new plant variety to have the exclusive rights to exploit the protected variety;
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