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Author: MJ. Numa

Michael obtained his LL.B (Hons) and LL.M (Hons) from Delta State University and Queen Mary University of London respectively. He is a member of the School of International Arbitration London, Member of the Chartered institute of Arbitration UK, Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys U.K. He is the Managing Associate of Messrs Karina Tunyan (San) & Co in F.C.T, Abuja. He is an Intellectual Property and a Private international law practitioner.

SEPARATE LEGAL PERSONALITY, A LEGAL FICTION OR A FAÇADE – EMERGING TREND

The law is settled that a company is a legal entity distinct from its…

LEGAL RISK MANAGEMENT

DEFINITION –  Simply means “the risk to a business of an event occurring which brings…

FORFEITURE PRIOR CONVICTION – CONSTITUTIONALITY OR OTHERWISE (PART II).

FORFEITURE UNDER THE ADVANCE FEE FRAUD ACT.  As indicated in the previous Edition of…

REALITIES OF DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA – PART 2

PREAMBLE The part 1 of this article considered the general outlook of doing business…

REALITIES OF DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA – PART 1

INTRODUCTION Jim O’neil the erstwhile chairman of Goldman Sachs coined the acronym BRICS and…

PARTY AUTONOMY AND IT’S LIMITATION IN DISPUTE RESOLUTION

When parties draft contractual agreement they enjoy broad freedom to construct a dispute resolution…

FREE SPEECH, PARODY, SATIRE AND THEIR LIMITATIONS.

Free Speech or freedom of speech is a right to communicate one’s opinions and…

DOCTRINE OF LIS PENDENS WITH RESPECT OF PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS.

In contemporary affair, many causes have spawned litigation in multiple fora. The technique applied…

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) – A MORAL OBLIGATION OR AN INCENTIVE FOR TAX RELIEF?

The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Nigeria is largely an unregulated area…