Tolu Aderemi Set To Present Book Titled: Arbitration Law & Practice in Nigeria: The Practitioner’s Perspective
Tolu Aderemi LLM, CIArb, a partner in the firm of Perchstone & Graeys is set to launch his new book titled – “Arbitration Law & Practice in Nigeria: The Practitioner’s Perspective”. The Book is a compendium of scholarly papers that focus on contemporary topics which will deepen the practice of arbitration; whether at aRead More
Non-Compete Clauses in Contracts of Employment: Contractually Beneficial or a Challenge to Public Policy?
The regulation of the relationship between an employer and an employee derives from statute and the contract of employment. The express or implied terms of a contract of employment determine its duration. It is an ineluctable reality that employees would always leave their employers in the search for a greener pasture- either to set upRead More
Dear Mr. President (Elect),Now that the elections are over: Can the Nigerian Bar Association now take its members’ data protection seriously? I sincerely congratulate you on your unprecedented and epoch-making election as the 30th President of our great association. Interesting times are indeed ahead of us all. When we both shared a stage at theRead More
Legitimacy, Illegitimacy & Legitimation: An Obstruction or Promotion of S.42 (2) of the 1999 Constitution?
Introduction According to the Supreme Court case of Lalli v Lalli, an illegitimate child is termed “a bastard child”, “a child born out of wedlock” or “a non-marital child. Black Law’s dictionary defined a bastard as a child who was born out of wedlock and is otherwise known as an illegitimate child who is aRead More
Introduction The discussion on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms has recently picked up pace in the tax world. In 2016, The Organization for Economic Co-operation Development (OECD) released recommendations to effectively tackle international tax disputes. The OECD proposed to make arbitration binding and mandatory under the Mutual Agreement Procedure for the resolution of disputes arising fromRead More
Before the adoption of the Bosman Ruling (which allowed players to move for free after their contracts expired), players did not have the option of changing clubs for “free”. It is also important to consider the Financial Fair Play (FFP) Rule, which was introduced by UEFA to make sure clubs do not overspend (spend moreRead More
One the most fundamental and inalienable rights of man is the right to Freedom of Expression. This right guarantees that one can express oneself in anyway one deems fit. This right is enshrined copiously in S.39 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended. The mode of expressing oneself keeps expandingRead More
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) 2020 national elections inches closer as the epic battle for various seats in the association continues to gain momentum. A series of allegations and counter-allegations have been trailing the candidacy of some aspirants. This trend is unsurprising because it has become the part and parcel of every electoral process inRead More
Begin by taking some seconds to pause and think about why every time you view a post on Facebook, your timeline continues to bring up similar contents. Better still, have you ever searched for an item on Ali Express or Jumia? If you have, is it not amazing how you open Facebook and come acrossRead More
Introduction Following the amendment of the Stamp Duties Act (SDA) Cap S8 LFN 2004, by the Finance Act 2020, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) released an Information circular titled “Clarifications on the Provisions of the Stamp Duties Act”. In the said circular, the FIRS provided implementation guidance for clarity and ease of compliance. Also,Read More