Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Corporate/Commercial Law
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
Due diligence cannot be conducted by a single person.
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones is the main regulatory body that is responsible for establishing the most common types of business vehicles in Egypt
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
Technically, the contract binding the two parties is the "Franchise," but that term is often used to mean the actual business that the franchisee operates.
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
Despite this, some regulations apply to representative offices as well and they have to be observed in order to comply with the laws of the respective country.
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
An official extract from the birth certificate of the manager responsible for the import or the naturalization card of the Egyptian nationality if he is of foreign origin.
Appleby
This article endeavours to highlight the often forgotten concepts of amalgamation and migration of companies which underlie some fundamental M&A transactions.
Appleby
The below is a summary of recent cases likely to influence the practice of global business in Mauritius.
Appleby
In Mauritius, such financial assistance is restricted under the Companies Act 2001.
Appleby
The role of the chairman is critical to good governance and to effective performance, but the law does not describe the role other than being the person who chairs board meetings.
Ocorian
Enabling high-net-worth clients to retain control of their assets while keeping maintenance costs to a minimum
AELEX
Intellectual property rights (IPRs) can be very valuable assets and ought to be considered, like other proprietary rights, in merger and acquisition transactions.
TNP
A major highlight of 2018 was the re-passage of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill by the Nigerian Senate in December 2018.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Promoters themselves may pull their resources together to achieve this purpose or they may approach Financiers or Investors to provide them with funds.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) recently quashed the decision of the (trial) Federal High Court and held that the non-registration of a technology transfer agreement
PwC Nigeria
The Nigerian Police Trust Fund Act (the "Act") was passed by the National Assembly in April 2019, and signed into law by the President on 2 July 2019.
Ocorian
The corporate governance landscape is evolving fast, with boards grappling with a growing number of often conflicting organisational, societal and stakeholder objectives.
Tabacks
Section 48(2)(a) of the Companies Act, 2008 (the "Companies Act") provides that only the board of a company may determine that the company acquire its own shares.
Tabacks
It is trite that where the board of a company wishes to make any distribution to its shareholders the board will be required, prior to the company making such distribution, to acknowledge
Tabacks
Perhaps the most significant change proposes that a special resolution of shareholders is not required when a company gives financial assistance
Tabacks
The amendment to section 33 proposes that every company must file an annual return at the anniversary of its incorporation and in that return
Clyde & Co
Following the introduction of the reporting requirements under the Economic Substance Rules in the UAE all businesses in the UAE
The Legal Group
Prior to entering a Distribution Agreement with a local Distributor in the UAE, the foreign principal should put into consideration several aspects that can negatively affect the Principal in the long run.
Holman Fenwick Willan Middle East LLP
There are some limitations to the scope of the memorandum's coverage.
The Legal Group
Foreign ownership in UAE is a subject that has been on the radar of trending discussions, in particular after FDI Law.
STA Law Firm
Recently there has been a noticeable wave of mergers (especially in the banking sector) within the GCC. Just in 2017, there were 85 mergers in the UAE
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Benchmac & Ince
Nigeria is unarguably one of the largest economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa
Resolution Law Firm
A company is a corporate structure with separate legal personality status. It is statutorily regulated and incorporated for the purpose of profit maximization.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) recently quashed the decision of the (trial) Federal High Court and held that the non-registration of a technology transfer agreement
Primera Africa Legal
Nigeria's population of approximately 178 million citizens continues to rise and is expected to reach about 287 million by 2050.
Fred-Young & Evans
A private company is prevented from raising capital for its business by inviting the public to subscribe for its shares.
AELEX
Understandably, the Act exempts any income generated by the Trust Fund from income tax.
Andersen Tax LP
On 24 June 2019, the Nigerian President signed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Bill ("Police Trust Fund Act" or "the Act") into law.
Deloitte Nigeria
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recently released the Income Tax (Common Reporting Standard) Regulations (The Regulations).
Hassan Elhais
Just as threatening the title of this article may seem, the consequences of a returned cheque or a bounced cheque can be similar in UAE.
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