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Mauritius
Appleby
The Supreme Court of Mauritius, sitting in its appellate jurisdiction, brought clarifications on the circumstances in which a Mise-en-Demeure would not be required.
Nigeria
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
For many years the Judiciary in Nigeria has suffered neglect, mostly because it is dependent on the Executive for its funding despite constitutional provisions that guarantee financial autonomy to the Judiciary.
AELEX
Arbitration is now being recognized globally as the preferred mode of resolving technology disputes.
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
Nigeria is a common law jurisdiction and its civil procedure rules are contained in the (i) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) ("NigerianConstitution")...
AELEX
This webinar will provide an overview of Investment dispute sectors in Africa generally with an industry focus on Nigeria & Ghana where the firm maintains a presence.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
There are two laws that regulate the enforcement of foreign judgments in Nigeria. The first is the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act , ("the Ordinance")...
Qatar
Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
Does the lex arbitri of your jurisdiction expressly provide for a right to a physical hearing in arbitration? If so, what are its requirements (e.g., can witness testimony be given remotely, etc.)?
Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of International Arbitration laws and regulations applicable in Qatar.
Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
Recently, the International Chamber of Commerce ("the ICC") released the draft Rules of Arbitration, 2021 ("the New Rules"). The New Rules will come into force from January 1, 2021.
Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
Finality of legal proceedings is one of the hallmarks of the administration of justice. As such, it is embedded across different jurisdictions under comparable legal doctrines:
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Within the legal profession, it is ordinarily said that "if the facts are unfavorable to you, argue the law and, if the law is unfavorable to you, argue the facts."
Barnard Inc Attorneys
The Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) aims to foster a culture of transparency and accountability in public and private bodies. It does so by giving effect to the right of access to...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Child maintenance is a critical solution in law, it allows for the most basic care for the most helpless in society, our children.
Adams & Adams
Jan-Harm Swanepoel recently represented the interests of a client and the firm in securing an order from the High Court for the imprisonment of a Respondent based on a Contempt of Court Order.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Child maintenance is a critical solution in law, it allows for the most basic care for the most helpless in society, our children.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The South African civil litigation process forms two main branches: application and action proceedings.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
A recent judgement in Arcus v Arcus (1 of 2021) [2022] ZASCA 9 has become the talk of the town precisely because it involved a payment...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Litigation is the process of taking a legal dispute to court. Civil litigation is ordinarily between two or more parties and is conducted in a public forum.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
We have been aware of the period we refer to as prescription in law, where there is time barring on the ability to claim a debt.
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