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WHAT DO THE NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT IMPLY FOR BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA?

The Nigerian Senate on the 15th of May, 2018 passed a bill to repeal and amend the old Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990. The proposed law has been described as revolutionary

By |2019-11-07T21:19:51+01:00September 12th, 2019|Business And Corporate Law, Company Law Series|0 Comments

THE ROLES OF A COMPANY SECRETARY

companies are being formed almost every day and in order to do so, the provisions of the law must be followed. It is common knowledge that a company is not a human being but once it is registered, it becomes an artificial being by law.

By |2019-11-07T21:28:57+01:00August 2nd, 2019|Business And Corporate Law, Company Law Series|0 Comments

HOW DO I BECOME A SHAREHOLDER IN A COMPANY?

Many have heard about shares but do not really know how to become shareholders. This article will address the pertinent question of who a shareholder is, types of shareholders in Nigeria, the different ways of becoming a shareholder in a Nigerian company, and

By |2019-11-07T21:29:35+01:00July 26th, 2019|Business And Corporate Law, Company Law Series|0 Comments

A Company Director: Powers & Responsibilities

A director is a member of a company's board of directors who assumes the shared responsibility of the board to determine and implement company policies. Directors act as trustees for the company and are not under any obligation to the shareholders,

By |2019-11-07T21:30:00+01:00July 25th, 2019|Business And Corporate Law, Company Law Series|0 Comments