Contract Staff as a Means of Reducing Employer’s Staffing Cost – A Misconception or a Reality?June 2, 2021
There is a growing usage of the word “Contract Staff” in the Nigerian employment space. This is highly attributed to an understanding that contract staffing is a means of resolving budgetary concerns of employers.
Banking Regulation Newsletter – March 2021April 26, 2021
In March 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) once again re-emphasised its aggressive policy direction on diaspora remittances, as an important measure for addressing the perennial foreign currency squeeze. The Apex Bank has introduced a short-term Naira to Dollar policy to incentivize foreign currency remittances. The CBN also issued a new circular on the regulatory forbearance granted in 2020 (as part of the COVID-19 intervention) for the restructuring of credit facilities of other financial institutions.
Japan Outbound Investment Guide – Intellectual Property, Immigration & Regulations for foreign innovators in NigeriaApril 20, 2021
Nigeria has recently reviewed and amended two principal laws regulating investments in the country: The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020, which primarily regulates corporate entities, and the Finance Act 2021, which governs applicable taxes.
The Finance Act: What Businesses in Nigeria Should KnowMarch 30, 2021
In this first series, we would be discussing the changes and innovations on a sector-by-sector basis as introduced by the Finance Act of 2020 (‘the Act’), which was signed into law on 31st December 2020 and came into effect on 1st January 2021.
Wrestling with Counterfeits in Africa and the Position of Unregistered TrademarksDecember 16, 2020
For many African countries and Africa as a whole, one could easily say that the fate of fair competition and Intellectual Property (IP) rights protection in trade development is largely dependent on the fight against counterfeits.
An Assessment of Netting Provisions under the Companies & Allied Matters Act 2020December 8, 2020
The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (‘the Act’), which repealed the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990, introduced several innovative developments to aid ease of doing business in Nigeria and improve the Nigerian financial market.
Communique – Telemedicine & the Future of Healthcare in NigeriaOctober 7, 2020
JEE in line with its sector initiative, and expertise in the Health & Pharmaceuticals industry, organised a one day Webinar titled “Telemedicine & the Future of Healthcare in Nigeria; Legal Regulatory & Policy Considerations”.