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  • The Insurance Claim Against the Refrigerator Manufacturer, Sharp, Will Not be Arbitrated in Israel
       Provided by Gill Nadel Law Offices

    This is an article regarding a law suit against Sharp in Israel.

  • Right of the Child
       Provided by Boaz Gork Advocate

    The essential principle that passes like a golden thread in law, in judgments and in every occasion of childustody is the principle of " The good of the child".

  • Family Law in the UAE: Husband and Wife Rights under Shariah Law
       Provided by Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy

    Family article on husband and wife rights under Shariah Law. There are specific rights designated to Husband and Wife under Shariah Law. Overall, the rights cover the following categories: a) Exchange of rights between husband and wife; b) Husband?s rights on wife; and c) Wife right?s on husband.

  • Trademark Registration Procedures in Uganda
       Provided by Angualia Busiku & Co. Advocates

    Trademark registration in Uganda is governed by the Trademarks Act, 2010. The Act provides for among other things; the registration of trademarks, the procedure for and duration of registration, the effect of trademark registration and action for infringement of a trademark, the fees for legal proceedings and appeals and trademark related offences.

  • Tax Alert ? The Income Tax (Transfer Pricing) Regulations, No. 1, 2012 - Nigeria
       Provided by Oserogho & Associates

    Some of the objectives of the proposed Income Tax (Transfer pricing) Regulations, 2012 as published by the Federal Inland Revenue Service in pursuance of the powers conferred on it by Section 61 of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (Establishment) Act include the provision to the Nigerian tax authorities, tools to fight tax evasion, which is usually promoted through over or under?pricing of transactions between associated enterprises not adhering to the arm?s length tax principle.

  • A New Constitution For Nigeria: Some Fundamental Issues Arising
       Provided by O. Oluwadare Aguda

    This is an article on Nigerian Constitution. - From the inception of its current Constitution in 1999, Nigeria has been in search of a new one to put its federal system and general governmental structures in a more satisfactory form. The country was on the verge of complete disintegration when General Sani Abacha suddenly died on June 8, 1998, thus ending his five years of brutal and nihilist dictatorship.

  • Corporate Immigration - a Q&A Guide for Mozambique
       Provided by SAL & Caldeira

    This Q&A provides an analysis in key areas of law and policy for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners and clients in respect of Corporate Immigration in Mozambique. This article is reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through ? Corporate Immigration 2013, (published in August 2012; contributing editor: Julia Onslow-Cole of PwC Legal).

  • Returns Under the Consumer Protection Act in South Africa
       Provided by Eversheds

    The implementation of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) brought with it a misconception among consumers that the CPA creates an automatic right for the consumer to return goods. Retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers have to deal with these incorrect assumptions. Generally speaking the CPA creates only certain instances when one can return goods.

  • Implications of Ohada Law on the Business Incorporation System of the Democratic Republic of Congo
       Provided by Yav & Associates

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently acceded to OHADA (?Organisation pour l'Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires?), which will render OHADA legislation applicable in the DRC in September 2012. This article discusses some implications matters of the Ohada law on the doing business in the DRC. It also discusses the issues investors in the DRC should consider with regard to the compliance of existing commercial companies with OHADA law.

  • Check List for Acquiring Landed Property in Ghana
       Provided by AB Lexmall & Associates

    The number of land disputes pending at various cThe number of land disputes pending at various courts in Ghana bears testimony to the problems surrounding land acquisitions. One false step in the acquisition process has the potential to lock the buyer in an expensive and never ending litigation in Court. This article provides some practical steps a potential purchaser can follow to reduce the risk of litigation