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Tax Controversy
"Getting the Deal Through" 2014

Ovie Ukiri
An overview of the administration and enforcement of tax laws in Nigeria.
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Shipbuilding Industry Update 2013
"Getting the Deal Through"

Olasupo Shasore and Bello Salihu
The shipbuilding industry is open to foreign participation....
..Under the Merchant Shipping Act, a shipbuilder may exercise a lien or right of retention to secure claims for building or repairs of the ship..
..Arbitration is the commonly agreed mechanism for the resolution of dispute arising from a shipbuilding contract
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Product Recall
"Getting the Deal Through" 2013

Babatunde Sodipo and Habeeb A. Oredola
The commom law tort of negligence, which stems from the English case of Donghue v Stevenson (1932) AC 562, forms a part of the laws applicable in Nigeria that govern the safety requirement that a product must meet.
...in Nigeria Bottling Company Limited v Ngonadi (1985) 1 NWLR (Part 4) 739 and Okwejiminor v Gbakeji (2008) 5 NWLR (Pt 1079) 172.
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Olasupo Shasore SAN was a speaker in the session on Public perception of Lawyers in the just concluded International Bar Association Dublin conference 2012.
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Commercial Law Digest

  • INJUNCTIONS AND PROTECTIVE ORDERS; COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION IN NIGERIA
    “Section 21 of the Arbitration Law of Lagos 2009 will entitle a court to make an interim measure prior to the commencement of arbitral proceedings where the court is satisfied that the applicant has a manifest intention to refer the matter to arbitration on the basis of a valid agreement to arbitrate.” Read more

  • INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE OF GOODS IN NIGERIA – "The MV Ndoni River" Case
    The MV Ndoni River decision appears to have rejected some general rules by holding that an international convention, such as the Hague Rules, is autonomous and above domestic legislation of the subscribing countries and therefore binding on their citizens...
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  • THE REPORT NIGERIA 2013
    LEGAL FRAME WORK

    Minimal restrictions on foreign-owned businesses
    Key issues at stake in the Petroleum Industry Bill
    Labour laws and visa requirements for foreign workers Read more

  • PARALLEL IMPORTS– HOW TO MANAGE THE PROBLEM
    Until very recently - 2008, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) did not have any known policy on the exhaustion doctrine applicable to it...
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