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Termination of Employment in Nigeria: Legal Considerations for Employers

Like in all common law jurisdictions, relationships between employers and employees in Nigeria are primarily governed by their contracts of employment and any applicable employment laws for the time being in force. Contracts of employment would typically deal with issues ..

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Nigeria | Mandatory Expatriate Quota Returns Submission Through The Federal Ministry Of Interior Ecitibiz Website

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Interior (‘FMI’) has mandated that all companies holding expatriate quota positions file their monthly returns through the FMI’s Official Website (e-CITIBIZ) effective November 8, 2023.

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Axis Finance Act Series 2023 – Discover Employment Rights Updates in the Finance Act

The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023 ("The Act") introduces key changes to the Workers’ Rights Act 2019 establishing a progressive framework that addresses the evolving needs of the workforce. The Key changes are highlighted in this video.

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Jackson, Etti & Edu

Corporate Affairs Commission: Full Application of Penalties for Failure to File Annual Returns by Companies and Recovery of Penalties Against Company Directors and Officers

On the 2nd of November 2023, the Corporate Affairs Commission (‘CAC’) issued a circular notifying Companies of the statutory requirement to file annual return every financial year. The circular was prompted by the fact that several Companies are non-compliant with t..

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Webber Wentzel

The anticipated legislative overhaul to existing maternity and parental leave provisions: Frequently Asked Questions

In a recent judgment, the High Court has ruled that all classes of parents (birthing parents, adoptive parents and surrogacy commissioning parents) should be afforded a collective four months of parental leave. In this judgment, the High Court has proposed, among ot..

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The Petroleum Supply (Amendment) Bill, 2023: Anti-competitive or not?

The Petroleum Supply (Amendment) Bill, 2023 (“the Bill”) that seeks to amend the Petroleum Supply Act, 2003 was tabled before Parliament for the first reading on 31 October 2023. The Bill aims to do the following:

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Clyde & Co.

The Capital Markets and Securities (Investment-Based Crowdfunding) Guidelines, 2023

This article aims to highlight key changes brought forth by the Capital Markets and Securities (Investment - Based Crowdfunding) Guidelines (the Guidelines). The Guidelines came into force through Government Notice No. 732 of 2023 published on 13 October 2023, and apply t..

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Incentives for Domestic Production

Presidential Decree 213/23, of 30 October 2023, enacted a new “Legal Regime to Incentivize Domestic Production”. Highlights of the new regime:

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Adapt and Evolve - the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius issues Guidelines for Digital Signature

On 23 October 2023, the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius (FSC) issued guidelines on the use of digital signature (‘Digital Signature Guidelines’). One of the avowed aims of the Digital Signature Guidelines is to establish a high leve..

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