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Bahrain
Envoy Global, Inc.
New testing and quarantine requirements based on vaccination status and exposure to COVID-19...
Ghana
Koranteng & Koranteng Legal Advisors
The Development Finance Institutions Act, 2020 (Act 1032) (the "Act") was passed by the Ghanaian Parliament and received Presidential assent on 27thOctober, 2020.
Israel
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Ministry of Interior, Israel released new regulations for the Short-Term Employment Authorization (SEA) B-1 Work Visas, including shortening processing time to 10 days and increasing the stay period to 90 days.
Mauritius
The Sovereign Group
The Mauritius Finance Act 2021, which was gazetted on 5 August to implement measures announced in the 2021 Budget Speech, has introduced a significant change to Mauritian trusts in respect of residency.
Juristconsult Chambers
Private Equity Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Mauritius, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Nigeria
Mazars
Advancement in technology has led to fundamental changes in the economy and has also provided businesses with new opportunities to access global markets and execute business activities online.
AELEX
theThe Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have been locked in a controversy regarding which of the agencies is charged with the responsibility to collect...
AELEX
On 1 January 2021, a new era began in Africa with the commencement of trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area ("AfCFTA") regime.
AELEX
The President of Nigeria recently signed the Petroleum Industry Act ("PIA") into law, putting an end to several years of uncertainties and promises to reform and modernise the regulatory framework...
Banwo & Ighodalo
Banwo & Ighodalo is proud to have solely contributed the "Nigeria Chapter" to the 8th Edition of the International Comparative Legal Guides to: Copyright Laws and Regulations 2022.
Pavestones Legal
Prior to 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") was the primary body responsible for mergers, acquisitions and take-overs of public and private companies in Nigeria.
Kenna Partners
On August 12, 2021 a proposed bill to repeal the National Information Technology Development Agency Act, 2007 was made public at the National Assembly. The bill has since then, garnered much public interest.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Recently, the Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN") issued a directive to commercial banks that they publish the personal information of customers that breaches the provisions of its PTA/BTA guidelines...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
An independent director is a non-executive director with no material or pecuniary connection to the Company, other than approved directors' remuneration and sitting fees.
Saudi Arabia
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Eleventh Edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks under the Nice Agreement (Nice Classification) has been officially adopted...
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property "SAIP" announced on August 15, 2021 that the enforcement jurisdiction of trademarks is transferred from the Ministry of Commerce to the SAIP in line...
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.
There has been an increased interest in buying property in South Africa with the reduction of interest rates and the increase of bank approvals.
Syrian Arab Republic
United Trademark & Patent Services
The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced on August 12, 2021 new amounts, in Swiss francs, of the individual fee that is payable...
United Arab Emirates
United Trademark & Patent Services
The UAE has issued Federal Law no. 11 of 2021 ("the Law") concerning the regulation and protection of Industrial Property Rights. The Law revoked the ("former Law") No. 17 of 2002...
Fichte & Co
Insurance Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of United Arab Emirates, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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