Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Criminal Law
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The recent spate of brutality meted out by the Nigerian Police to citizens, and more particularly, lawyers, has raised concern in various quarters.
AELEX
Nigeria, through the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit ("NFIU"), is a member of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units ("the Egmont Group").
Lex Artifex, LLP
The Nigerian Police is currently ranked as the worst in the world and has a chequered record of human rights abuses and extra judicial killings.
Perchstone & Graeys
For a nation whose collective citizenry could hardly be termed docile, a visitor to Lagos State for example, may openly speculate about the remarkable transformation from lion to lamb...
Perchstone & Graeys
Notwithstanding the current global financial meltdown, the Nigerian economy is developing.
Al Tamimi & Company
Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant reform but, beyond the maelstrom of political speculation and conjecture, what are the practical and legal implications of the anti-corruption drive for investors?
STA Law Firm
The aim of the amendments is at protecting public utilities from corruption by all means as well as the achievement of sound procedures in combating and investigating bribery cases and putting suspects on trial.
Dentons
As mentioned in our November / December Update, November 2017 saw an unprecedented corruption "crackdown" in the Kingdom involving influential local businessmen and officials ...
Al Tamimi & Company
Dubai Law 1 of 2017 has introduced a new mechanism for disposing of criminal complaints. The law seeks to provide efficiency and lessen the workload across the judicial authorities.
Dentons
In the wake of Saudi Arabia's headline-grabbing anti-corruption drive in November, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman instructed the Council of Economic and Development Affairs (the Council)...
ENSafrica
The Supreme Court of Appeal handed down judgment today, 28 September 2017, in the matter of Pather v Financial Services Board.
ENSafrica
A person found guilty of a fronting practice could face a fine and/or a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
ENSafrica
It is well known that since new leadership was voted into government following the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, it has taken the world by storm in terms of its anti-corruption campaign.
ENSafrica
The recent decision of the Ugandan Court of Appeal to uphold a 12-year custodial sentence against a former managing director of the NSSF has sparked much debate among finance and legal professionals.
Hassan Elhais
Egyptian actress Zeina has publicly denied attacking a family of American tourists at a five star Dubai hotel.
Hassan Elhais
A man, who was sentenced to one-month jail term for sending death threats, has appealed and is awaiting a verdict from a higher court.
Hassan Elhais
Leading lawyer warns of dire consequences for embellishing CVs with false information.
STA Law Firm
Illegal drugs are a popular craze among the youth today.
Clyde & Co
Written by Mark Beswetherick and Nicholas Braganza The risks relating to bribery in the Middle East have increased, as scrutiny from regulators continues to rise and international legislation...
ENSafrica
This new standard is invaluable as it allows organisations to understand the measures that need to be implemented in order to develop an effective anti-bribery management programme.
Dentons
The United States (US) enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in response to concerns regarding pervasive bribery by US companies in foreign jurisdictions.
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Saudi Arabia's bankruptcy and insolvency law regime has been governed by two regulations, the earliest dating back to 1930.
STA Law Firm
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STA Law Firm
The aim of the amendments is at protecting public utilities from corruption by all means as well as the achievement of sound procedures in combating and investigating bribery cases and putting suspects on trial.
Clyde & Co
Written by Mark Beswetherick and Nicholas Braganza The risks relating to bribery in the Middle East have increased, as scrutiny from regulators continues to rise and international legislation...
Al Tamimi & Company
Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant reform but, beyond the maelstrom of political speculation and conjecture, what are the practical and legal implications of the anti-corruption drive for investors?
Dentons
South Africa's diverse economy, strategic role in Africa and political history create a unique business and regulatory environment.
Perchstone & Graeys
Gbenga was a cleaner at AC Ltd. On a Tuesday morning, while carrying out his duties, Gbenga was arrested by the police, alongside a security guard.
Hassan Elhais
Leading lawyer warns of dire consequences for embellishing CVs with false information.
Hassan Elhais
A man, who was sentenced to one-month jail term for sending death threats, has appealed and is awaiting a verdict from a higher court.
Lex Artifex, LLP
The Nigerian Police is currently ranked as the worst in the world and has a chequered record of human rights abuses and extra judicial killings.
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