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Ghana
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
Ghana is endowed with abundant natural resources, which have played a key role in the development efforts of the country. Ghana has a long history of mining especially for gold.
Iran
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
OFAC issued a general license authorizing certain humanitarian trade transactions with the Central Bank of Iran ("CBI") and added a related FAQ.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On January 10, 2020, President Trump issued a new Executive Order (the New EO) expanding secondary sanctions against the construction, mining, ...
Libya
CSB Group
The United Nations Security Council (‘UNSC') constantly highlights the importance of international support for Libyan control over its territory and resources.
Mauritius
Appleby
On 25 August 2020, the National Sanctions Secretariat, which evolves under the aegis of the Prime Minister's Office of Mauritius, issued guidelines on the implementation of targeted financial...
Nigeria
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The global integration of economies, technology, trades and services has become an increasing reality.
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
The South-South Zone of the Tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Benin, on the 17th of March 2020, delivered its judgment in Appeal No. TAT/SSZ/005/2018: West Atlantic Shipyard Limited v. Federal Inland Revenue Service.
Templars
After a lot of grandstanding, Nigeria on 7th July 2019 appended her signature and engendered the coming into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement ('AfCFTA')...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
An FTZ is a designated location in a geographical area where enterprises can operate without trade barriers, bureaucratic bottlenecks and customs interference in order to attract new businesses and foreign participation.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Nigeria, in a bid to further improve her investment attractiveness propositions, formally joined the league of countries with EPZ or FTZ regimes in 1986, with the enactment of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Act.
TNP
A survey carried out by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) in 2018 indicates that Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE) activity in Africa has been increasingly consistent
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Unlike other intellectual property laws enacted in Nigeria, the Merchandise Marks Act[2] ("the Act") doesn't enjoy so much popularity.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Intellectual property (IP) assets, although intangible and invisible, are financially quantifiable. This means that they can be traded and commercialised.
Adams & Adams
As the COVID-19 pandemic has expanded exponentially, so too has the demand by hospitals and other healthcare providers for masks and other medical personal protective equipment (PPE)...
Adams & Adams
"Intellectual Property (IP) intensive industries such as South Africa's growing technology sector face various challenges with respect to cross-border transactions, including access to offshore
Syrian Arab Republic
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On June 4, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued the Syria-Related Sanctions Regulations (SRSR). Not to be confused with the pre-existing Syrian
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
UAE Cabinet Decision No. 58 / 2020 is to be implemented to regulate the minimum obligations of the corporate entities incorporated in the UAE mainland and in the non-financial free zones...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This new decree sets out new guidelines, regulations and permits criteria for all physical advertisements, such as signages, outdoor billboards, promotions, leaflets, roads, commercials and others.
Worldwide
DLA Piper UK LLP
On 14 January 2020, France, Germany and Britain (known as the "E3") launched the Dispute Resolution Mechanism against Iran under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the ...
Hogan Lovells
On 10 January 2020, in response to missile attacks by the Iranian military targeting two U.S. bases in Iraq, the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control...
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