Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Corporate/Commercial Law > Corporate Governance
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.
DLA Piper
It was the Italian novelist Umberto Eco who said that "we like lists because we don't want to die." List-making and list-keeping are integral parts of human life.
ENSafrica
A recent decision of the Mauritian Industrial Property Tribunal (the "Tribunal") will provide some comfort to international brand owners. The case involved an application
Deloitte Nigeria
Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Wednesday, 14 August 2019, issued a public notice informing taxpayers that commission and rebates earned by distributors and customers are subject
PwC Nigeria
The FIRS has issued a Public Notice on the deduction of withholding tax and VAT on compensation paid to agents, dealers, distributors and retailers by principal companies
AO2 Law
Putsimply, the company cannot access foreign exchange at the official rate or market for remittances outside of Nigeria under the unregistered contract.
Andersen Tax LP
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) has revoked Rule 4 of the FRCN Rules through a public notice (PN) dated 11 July 2019.
AELEX
Welcome to a new age in tax administration as the Joint Tax Board's ("JTB") new Tax Identification Number registration system ("the new system") goes live.
Dentons
The limited liability company (the LLC) is the most commonly incorporated form of company in Oman by both foreign investors and Omanis alike.
Dentons
The process and requirements for establishing a joint stock company under the Commercial Companies Law promulgated earlier this year by Sultani Decree 18/2019 (New CCL) are, on the whole
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
STA Law Firm
Oman is a crucial GCC nation and is renowned around the world for internationally open and business-friendly nature.
Clyde & Co
Oman has recently issued a new Foreign Capital Investment Law, which will aim to attract foreign investment by offering
Tabacks
The Carbon Tax Bill provides for the imposition of a tax on the CO2 equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions and also amends the Customs and Excise Act to make provision for the administration and collection of ...
ENSafrica
Law no. 13/19, 23 May - Legal Framework applicable to Foreign Nationals in the Republic of Angola
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, ...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Trading under the Agreement will begin on July 1, 2020.
ENSafrica
We have, on many occasions, discussed the fact that a trade mark does not need to be a word or a logo.
STA Law Firm
Leasing is considered an important aspect when it comes to the finances for the corporations, primarily in the cases of funds for the expensive capital equipment like the machinery, vehicular assets, equipment...
Grant Thornton
IFRS 16 requires lessees and lessors to provide information about leasing activities within their financial statements.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE recently allowed select categories of foreigners to apply for long-term visas for themselves and their families, including investors and entrepreneurs who meet certain conditions
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Starting your own business is one of the most exciting decisions you can take. But it is imperative to follow fundamental rules and keep certain key considerations in mind to avoid facing financial issues that may lead to bankruptcy.
Grant Thornton
Why do so few women make it to the top of the business world? And what can we do about it?
Ocorian
As Africa struggles to bridge the financing gap required to sustain its rising population, Raju Jaddoo, Non-Executive Director of Ocorian AMEA, sheds light on the change in strategy of African pension funds ...
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AELEX
The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance was issued in 2018 by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria pursuant to Sections 11(c) and 41(c) of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Act, 2011.
Strachan Partners
This is the principal statute regulating the establishment and operation of companies in Nigeria.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
A Relevant Entity that only undertakes a Holding Company Business will be subject to less stringent economic substance requirements.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The first step towards incorporating a company in Nigeria is to conduct a "name availability search" at the Corporate Affairs Commission, in order to confirm that the desired name for the company is available for use, ...
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Governance is relatively a political concept often used in the administration of a state or territory through multiple functionaries. From that sphere, it is a different thing for different people.
Tabacks
Perhaps the most significant change proposes that a special resolution of shareholders is not required when a company gives financial assistance to, or for the benefit of its own subsidiary.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
UAE, an influential player in the Middle East and Africa region and Dubai as the gateway to the world, have created an unparallel example of success through the innovative vision and brilliant leadership of this great nation.
Famsville Solicitors
The CAMA also makes provision for the registration of business names and the incorporation of trustees.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Transparency and accountability, two often used words in the management and administrative world.
Abdelaziz Alhanaee
Similar provisions also apply to the general manager of the LLC. Article 219 of the UAE Commercial Companies Law provides that "It shall be mentioned that the company is an LLC, along with the company's capital.
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