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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Decree 28 of 2020, issued on 28 September 2020, has set out various amendments to certain provisions of the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law (Law 21 of 2001) (the "BCCL").
Yigal Arnon & Co
Notwithstanding the global COVID pandemic, 2020 is proving to be a record breaking year for Israeli growth companies.
Yigal Arnon & Co
Despite the corona plague in the world, 2020 marks a record year for Israeli high-tech companies. While in North America high-tech investment is down 10% compared to 2019 and in Europe by...
Yigal Arnon & Co
As of Friday evening, the foreign underwriters held orders for the new bonds in the amount of about $ 3.5 billion, while the volume of the issue itself will be $ 2.25 billion.
Anjarwalla & Khanna
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has published draft guidelines that will enable listed firms to buy back their shares from next year. The CMA is now inviting stakeholders and the general public...
STA Law Firm
Contracts for Differences (CFDs) is a type of security investment wherein investors make a profit from the difference of a company's fluctuating stock value in the market.
The SEC of Nigeria on 14 September 2020, released their Statement on Digital Assets and their Classification and Treatment pursuant to the powers conferred on it by the Investment and Securities Act 2007.
Andersen Tax LP
The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, recently disclosed that ₦66 billion was recovered from stamp duties between January and May 2020.
Pavestones Legal
Recent reports by the Securities and Exchange Commission show that there has been an increase in the total net asset value of CIS in Nigeria, from N782.64 billion in May 2019, to N1.322 trillion in May 2020.
Pavestones Legal
Startups require funding for their operations and to scale.This is where venture capital companies (VCs) come in. VCs (as a subset of private equity) provide early ...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
Over the years virtual digital assets, commonly referred to as cryptocurrencies, have become ubiquitous prompting the authorities to grapple with a suitable form of regulation or supervision.
Pavestones Legal
Through Blockchain, digital assets were introduced to the world in 2009 with no central controlling authority. Very quickly, cryptocurrency transactions became popular in various parts ...
It's a new dawn for crypto assets dealers as the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday 14th August 2020, published a statement on digital assets, their categorisation and treatment.
In part two, we explore Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), how it is used to raise funds, the Nigerian legal framework on ICOs, and the pros and cons of ICOs.
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
Many jurisdictions have enacted statutes which sanction netting and set-off in relation to financial markets.
The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean made up of 115 islands. With its main industries resting on the tourism and fishing, Seychelles' offshore services sector is slowly
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.
On 3 July 2020, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") delivered a significant judgment on the interpretation of the Companies Act relating to the liability of directors and auditors for claims by shareholders in ...
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Corporate governance can be stated as a set of regulations, mechanisms, its process, and relations by which corporations are controlled and operated.
Clyde & Co
On 29 June 2020, the UAE's Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) published a consultation draft of its first "rulebook" (Rulebook).
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Zimbabwe is one of the countries in the world with 60 tradable minerals and top important minerals such as gold, platinum, diamond, coal and nickel.
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