FCCPC Issues Guidelines on simplified process for Foreign-To-Foreign Mergers with Nigerian Component

Nov

22

2019

FCCPC Issues Guidelines on Simplified Process For Foreign-To-Foreign Mergers With Nigerian Component

On 13 November 2019, the Nigerian Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) published Guidelines on the Simplified Process for Foreign to Foreign Mergers with Nigerian Component (Guidelines). Prior to the assent to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (“FCCPA”) on 5th of February 2019, Merger and acq …

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Highlights Of Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2019

Jun

3

2019

Highlights Of Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2019

In the light of what appears to be a lack of appreciation for the rights of persons with disabilities within Nigeria, the imperative of having a special piece of legislation completely dedicated to addressing their rights had become long overdue. President Muhammadu Buhari (GCON) recently signed into law …

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Legal Framework For Effective Protection Of Computer Software Programs In Nigeria.

May

7

2019

Legal Framework For Effective Protection Of Computer Software Programs In Nigeria

The steady development of technology and the invention of various computer software and programs are a welcome development for the Nigerian economy because of the opportunities they create for employment and income generation. However, owing to the sensitivity and vulnerability of computer software

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Review Of The New Federal High Court AMCON Rules 2018

Apr

3

2019

Review Of The New Federal High Court Asset Management Corporation Of Nigeria (AMCON) Proceedings Rules, 2018

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) was established under section 1 of the AMCON (AMENDMENT) Act 2015 to, amongst other functions, acquire eligible bank assets from eligible financial institutions and to hold, manage, realize and dispose of eligible bank assets (including the collection of ….

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The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act

Mar

5

2019

Highlights Of The Federal Competition And Consumer Protection Act Of Nigeria

Competition in any economic environment tends to promote productivity and innovation, which then creates an enabling environment for economic development and employment. An economy where competition thrives is an attractive destination for foreign direct investments,

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EXECUTIVE ORDER 007

Mar

1

2019

Executive Order 7 Of 2019 On The Road Infrastructure Development And Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme

Pursuant to the powers conferred on him by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the provisions of section 23(2) of the Companies Income Tax Act (CITA)[1], the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, recently signed into law, Executive Order No. 007 of 2019

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