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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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Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
The Legal Group
There are different ways in which wills can be drafted in the UAE.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
A Will is a document of distribution of private assets which takes effect upon the maker's death.
Anjarwalla & Khanna
The High Court of Kenya recently ruled that certain sections of the Children Act and the Law of Succession Act are not in line with the spirit of the Constitution of Kenya and declared them to be void ...
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
STA Law Firm
Wills is one of the ways in the process of planning for succession in the United Arab Emirates.
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts recently made an announcement towards the amendments to the rules
CWalsh Law Offices
If you own a property, have funds in a bank account or own other assets in Israel, we strongly suggest that you consider drafting a separate Israeli will.
CWalsh Law Offices
The Israeli courts have jurisdiction over an estate either if the deceased was resident in Israel or if the estate includes Israeli assets.
CWalsh Law Offices
If you are not tax-resident in Israel, life-time transfers of residential property between family members are taxable transactions, even if the transfer is in the form of a gift for no consideration.
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