Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Criminal Law
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.
Songhai Advisory LLP
South African multinational MTN recently paid NGN80 billion (US$255 million) to Nigerian authorities as part of a fine settlement agreed in June this year, Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu said...
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)...
Al Tamimi & Company
Events over the past week have brought heightened international attention to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's reinvigorated anti-corruption programme.
Al Tamimi & Company
In the past, legislation across the GCC and Levant has been limited in application because anti-bribery provisions have been restricted exclusively to conduct involving the public sector.
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.
Clyde & Co
The Middle East as a whole has not fared well historically when assessing the risk of public sector corruption in business.
STA Law Firm
The much-anticipated Anti-Fraud Law has been in the news since the draft of the aforesaid law was introduced and circulated in the year 2013
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have just moved to the UAE and I want to rent an apartment but I have heard a lot of stories about fraud committed by agents. What can I do to protect myself?
Hassan Elhais
Question: I gave a Dh100,000 cheque to one of my suppliers. Due to my cash flow issue, the cheque bounced. Can I go to jail or has the law changed in Dubai?
Hassans
My brother is a foreigner who has been arrested in the UAE for carrying a significant amount of marijuana into the country. What should I anticipate as punishment for his offence?
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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Dentons
Saudi Arabia's bankruptcy and insolvency law regime has been governed by two regulations, the earliest dating back to 1930.
Clyde & Co
The Middle East as a whole has not fared well historically when assessing the risk of public sector corruption in business.
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.
STA Law Firm
Shorter distances, instant transfers, fast connections are a movement towards the emerging globalization.
Dentons
As mentioned in our November / December Update, November 2017 saw an unprecedented corruption "crackdown" in the Kingdom involving influential local businessmen and officials ...
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.
Hassans
My brother is a foreigner who has been arrested in the UAE for carrying a significant amount of marijuana into the country. What should I anticipate as punishment for his offence?
LPS Law
Would you consider your national data protection laws to be ahead or behind of the international curve?
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.
Boccadutri International Law Firm
Hope for victims of Binary Options scams as fraudulent broker is arrested in Israel.
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