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Minimum Environmental Legal Compliance for Businesses

Introduction – Minimum Environmental Legal Compliance Requirements Managing and protecting the environment continues to be an enormous task that Governments alone cannot be made to be bear and sustain. Also, public…more

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Invisible Trades and Fees Remittances Regulations

Legal Alert - Invisible Trades - Fees Remittances Regulations The repeal of the Exchange Control Act, in furtherance of the liberalisation of trade in Nigeria, is not however a free regime for the remittance of fees arising…more

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Expatriates’ Pension Benefits in Nigeria

Expatriates’ Pension Benefits in Nigeria INTRODUCTION In addition to a monthly remuneration, there are other benefits that accrue to every employee in Nigeria, including expatriate employees. Some of these benefits include…more

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Credit and Debit Card Payment Regulations and Laws

Legal Alert – Credit and Debit Card Payment Regulations and Laws Introduction To curb money laundering, corruption and tax evasion, the Nigerian apex regulatory Bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) has continued to…more

| Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Franchise Law, Products Liability

Mortgage and Property Law

In this Issue:- 1. Legal Alert – July 2013 – Mortgage and Property Law of Lagos State 2. Disclaimer Notice. 3. Copyright Notice. Legal Alert – July 2013 – Mortgage and Property Law of Lagos State What is a…more

| Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation

Marine, Shipping and Cabotage Regulations & Tax

In this Issue:- 1. Legal Alert – June 2013 – Marine, Shipping and Cabotage Regulations & Tax 2. Disclaimer Notice. 3. Copyright Notice. Non-Resident Marine and Shipping Taxation Section 14 of the Companies Income Tax…more

| Maritime Law, Taxation

JURISDICTION – NIGERIA - SECTION 4 – TAX RESIDENCE

JURISDICTION – NIGERIA - SECTION 4 – TAX RESIDENCE CORPORATIONS TAX RESIDENCE Corporations operating businesses within the Nigerian tax jurisdiction are liable to pay tax in Nigeria; whether they are resident or…more

| Taxation

Immigration and Citizenship

In this Issue:- 1. Legal Alert – May 2013 – Immigration and Citizenship 2. Disclaimer Notice. 3. Copyright Notice. IMMGRATION The Immigration Act, CAP I1, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 provides the legal and…more

| Business Organizations, Constitutional Law, Immigration Law,...

SYNOPSIS - TAX INFORMATION - JURISDICTION – NIGERIA

Nigeria’s fiscal operations adhere to the Federal System of Government. The government’s fiscal authority is based on a three-tiered tax structure divided between the Federal, State and Local Governments, with the Federal…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Taxation

Inheritance and Gift Taxes

Inheritance and Gift Taxes Introduction The generally held opinion in Nigeria is that there is no Inheritance and Gift Taxes in Nigeria. This is despite the enforcement of a Ten per cent (10%) Estate Fee charged on a…more

| Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Business Formations and Taxation

COMPANY FORMATION In Nigeria, the most common form of business formation and registration is a registered company. Under Nigerian Law, a company is a voluntary association of a number of persons united to carry on a…more

| Business Organizations, Nonprofit Law, Taxation

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