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STA Law Firm
Kuwait is a nation that receives significant global attention for many reasons. It is highly wealthy, having among the largest oil reserves in the world
STA Law Firm
Kuwait has a substantial expatriate population. Similar to the other GCC nations, it has a significantly above-average percentage from a global perspective.
STA Law Firm
The Kuwait Government Ministry of Trade and Economy (the Ministry) issued a statement which outlines that newly introduced regulations with regards to power of attorney (PoA).
Amereller Legal Consultants
For many years, whether disputes based on distribution agreements may be submitted to arbitration was an unsettled matter in Kuwait.
NJQ & Associates
Last month, we were informed by the Ministry of Trade and Economy that new regulations will take effect on 5 April 2019 with respect to powers of attorney (PoA).
Ocorian
As Africa and India scale up efforts to work together in a burgeoning start-up ecosphere, Mauritius could provide the missing link in this collaboration
ENSafrica
This article follows one published in April 2017, on the draft Industrial Property Bill which had been published in the Mauritius Government Gazette.
Ocorian
Enabling high-net-worth clients to retain control of their assets while keeping maintenance costs to a minimum
Appleby
This first edition captures new measures since 1 January 2019.
Ocorian
Mauritius is playing a pivotal role in facilitating investments with a social and environmental impact in Africa.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Land Use Act (formerly called the Land Use Decree) Chapter 202 of the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, is:
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
Fragomen
The Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS) has implemented a new requirement for biometric registration of foreign nationals who remain in Nigeria for over 90 days.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer news. Over the past few decades, the increasing sophistication of digital technologies and AI have crept into the fields of finance
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.
ENSafrica
South Africa has transfer pricing legislation which generally applies to cross border transactions between connected persons
ENSafrica
On 29 July 2019, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning presented the 2019 mid-year budget statement for the six months ending 31 December 2019 to Parliament.
ENSafrica
The provisions of section 8F of the Income Tax Act, 58 of 1962 (the "Act") regulate "hybrid debt instruments".
ENSafrica
From time to time, listed companies unbundle shares to their shareholders.
ENSafrica
The world of offshore trusts is now more dynamic than ever.
The Legal Group
The protection of trade names is crucial for companies and trade name owners. The illegal use of these names by unauthorized entities reflects bad faith and negatively affects the business operations
STA Law Firm
In the UAE, many law firms exist but not all firms possess advocacy & legal consultancy license that allows a lawyer to present a case in the court of law
STA Law Firm
Currency is defined as something, more often than not paper and coins, that act as a medium of exchange for goods and services. This practice of trade has been a constant for humankind
The Legal Group
The protection of Intellectual Property Rights emerged since 500 BC and has evolved to the present day to meet our requirements.
The Legal Group
There are different ways in which wills can be drafted in the UAE.
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The basis of Saudi Arabia's employment legislation framework is fashioned on two pillars.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Generally, labour-related matters in Oman, including recruitment and regulation of the expat recruitment process, are governed by Sultani Decree No. 35/2003 on the Promulgation
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Authority has recently announced the release of the new DIFC Employment Law, which has come into force on 28 August 2019.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Section 91 of the Labour Act goes further to exclude certain categories of persons from the above definition and, thereby, from the provisions of the Labour Act.
STA Law Firm
The Labour Law Number 12 of 2003 (the Labour Law) is needed to undergo specific changes for being abreast with the existing practices
Gbenga Biobaku & Co
The National Industrial Court is vested with exclusive jurisdiction on all labour, employment and related matters and as such all labour, employment and allied matters pending before State High Courts across Nigeria ...
Anjarwalla & Khanna
In an organisation where employees are involved in generating creative or innovative work outputs such as software solutions, apps or designs concepts, would they be entitled to ownership of such work if they were to make claims?
Fasken
The procedural directives issued by the Judge President of the Labour Court in the 2013 Practice Manual have played an invaluable role in promoting consistency and certainty in the practices of the Labour Court, ...
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
ENSafrica
If an employer suspects an employee of committing an act of misconduct, it is possible that the employer will want to place that employee on what is usually referred to as a "precautionary suspension"
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