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ARIPO: UPDATE IN THE LAWS

Update in the Laws The Administrative Council of ARIPO in Lusaka, Zambia, has approved amendments to the Harare Protocol on Patents and Industrial Designs as well as the Banjul Protocol on Marks. The amendments are as follows: The Banjul protocol on Marks … more

BLOSSOM AND BLOOM: THE NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Over the past two decades, the Nigerian enter-tainment has grown from a few individuals perform-ing for a limited audience to an internationally ap-pealing wave of fun and pleasure. The far-flung in-terest and desire for Nigerian entertainment is unde-niable. Nigerian artistes such as … more

Corporate Immigration Compliance

Corporate Immigration Compliance – The Nigeria Experience Corporate immigration compliance has been on the rise owing to efforts of the Nigeria Immigration Service (“NIS”), and increased focus by other regulatory agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria in their enforcement of Immigration … more

Jackson, Etti & Edu advises Actis on its investment in Nigeria

Actis, one of the biggest financial services investors in Africa, recently announced the completion of its investment for a majority stake in Sigma. Sigma was one of Nigeria’s oldest and leading Pension Fund Administrators (PFA), with over 650,000 registered customers. This deal … more

Nigeria Immigration Alert September 2015

JACKSON, ETTI & EDU IMMIGRATION PRACTICE September, 2015 Immigration Alert NIGERIA – APPOINTMENT OF NEW IMMIGRATION BOSS The Federal Government has appointed a new Immigration boss for the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. Martin Kure Abeshi. He was the Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration and … more

São Tomé and Príncipe joins the ARIPO

SÃO TOMÉ AND PRÍNCIPE JOINS THE ARIPO São Tomé and Príncipe became the 19th member of the ARIPO on 19 May 2014.  However, the implementation of the ARIPO international filing system requires an accession to the Harare and Banjul Protocol, and this … more

VACANCY : COMPANY SECRETARY

We welcome applications from bright and self-motivated Applicants who are willing to fill the vacant position described below. more

VISA ALERT – “ABOLITION OF RE-ENTRY VISA”

JACKSON, ETTI & EDU IMMIGRATION PRACTICE VISA ALERT – “ABOLITION OF RE-ENTRY VISA” Nigeria The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has recently issued a circular eradicating the need to obtain Re-entry Visa/s by expatriates in Nigeria. This is indicative … more

WORKSHOP ON DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT

In a utopian world, doing business is a smooth sail but in reality, the reverse is the case. Business, like every other thing in life, is fraught with threats and challenges which could degenerate into crises capable of affecting the operations and … more