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Andersen in Egypt
الوكالة، هى العلاقة التى يلتزم فيها الوكيل بأن يقوم بعمل قانوني لحساب موكله، وفيها 
Andersen in Egypt
The power of attorney (POA) is established when an agent is obligated to perform a legal act for his principal, with the latter putting some or all of his property at the agent's disposal in order to...
Kenya
Anjarwalla & Khanna
The Finance Bill, 2022 was published and gazetted on 8 April 2022. The Bill proposes to make amendments to a raft of tax-related laws in Kenya, including the Income Tax Act (Chapter 470, Laws of Kenya)...
Lebanon
Eptalex
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Lebanon, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Nigeria
Pristine and Sage Attorneys
A free trade zone (FTZ) is a special area within a country where foreign and local companies can import materials, manufacture goods, export products, and perform services...
Andersen in Nigeria
Import duty reduction will be granted on certain goods as will be listed in a new Chapter 99 in the ECOWAS CET to be implemented by Nigeria.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Recently, the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS") issued a public notice, titled "Submission of Certificate of Acceptance" (the "Public Notice"), notifying the general public of the requirement...
Pristine and Sage Attorneys
In early March, 2022, the Nigerian anti-competition regulator, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), announced ongoing investigations of shipping companies...
KPMG Nigeria
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS or "the Service") has issued a Public Notice informing taxpayers of the termination of the reduced 7.5% withholding tax (WHT) rate...
Marcus-Okoko & Co
The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued the regulatory framework for Open Banking in Nigeria in its efforts to enhance data sharing across the banking and payments system to promote innovations and...
J-K Gadzama LLP
In 2018, CNN's A.J. Willingham produced a special feature on eSport, highlighting the industry as an explosive billion-dollar industry.
Saudi Arabia
lus Laboris
All employment contracts in Saudi Arabia must now be electronically approved through the online Qiwa platform. What does this mean for employers?
Sierra Leone
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Sierra Leone will now require foreign nationals to provide a National Identity Number (NIN) when applying for work and residence permits beginning 1 June 2022.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Once an offer to purchase has been signed by the buyer and accepted by the seller, it becomes a legally binding agreement. It may happen that, once the agreement has been concluded...
ENSafrica
Prior to the introduction of section 9 of the Conduct Standard for Banks in July 2021, absent a clause to the contrary in the agreement between the bank and its client...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination on Harassment in the Workplace (Code on Harassment) was introduced on 18 March 2022. It was developed following the introduction...
Tanzania
Anjarwalla & Khanna
On 13 June 2019, the Parliament of Tanzania passed the Finance Act 2019 (the Act) which came into force on 1 July 2019.
United Arab Emirates
Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
In Part III of our series on family law related issues for expats in the UAE, we turn our focus to the matters related to child custody, child relocation and abduction, and inheritance, as governed by the UAE laws.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) increased the rates of Emiratization in the private sector and introduced penalties for employers that do not meet the requirements for 2023 effective January 2023.
Walkers
We have recently experienced an increase in mandates concerning disputes between shareholders and the Board of a Cayman company, which in many cases...
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