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Commencement of Striking off Companies From the Register – All You Need to Know

Commencement of Striking off Companies From the Register – All You Need to Know

The Corporate Affairs Commission (’the Commission’) issued a public notice stating that it would commence the process of striking off companies that have not complied with the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (’CAMA’) from the Register of Companies within 90 days of the notice’s publication. The CAMA provides the Commission with the power to strike off companies when the Commission observes or has reasonable cause to believe that a company is not carrying on business or has not complied with provisions of the CAMA for a consecutive period of 10 years.

This informational article examines the concept of striking off, the power of the Commission to strike off a company from the register, explains when such power can be utilised and remedial actions that may be taken by affected companies before considering the impact of the Commission's recent notice for striking off.

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  • Commencement of Striking off Companies From the Register – All You Need to Know

English FA new Rule on Foreign Players Work Permit Requirements

English FA new Rule on Foreign Players Work Permit Requirements

 This piece examines the new rule introduced by the English Football Association (the FA) in agreement with the Clubs Association and the United Kingdom (UK) Interior Ministry, which relaxes some criteria for a number of foreign/international football players to enable them to play for clubs in the English League.

The English Football Association (FA) on June 14, 2023, announced that English Clubs will now be able to sign a specific number of football players who do not meet the points requirement for work permits after the UK Ministry of Interior approved new criteria for international players’ visas.

The New Rule

The FA Chief Executive Officer, Mark Bullingham stated this as he reviewed the new Governing Body Endorsement (GBE) CriteriaЏ which is expected to come to life at the opening of the 2023/2024 transfer window.А In précis, this new rule will allow Premier League and Championship teams to sign up to four foreign (international) players who ordinarily, do not meet the points threshold for work permits. League One and League Two teams can only sign two for a season. .

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An Overview of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities

An Overview of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities

Who is a Person with Disability?

According to the Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018 [“the Act”], disability is dened as a long-term physical, mental, intellectual, or sensory impairment that when combined with other barriers, prevents full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others

Striking off, A More Efficient Way to End A Company's Operations in Nigeria

Striking off, A More Efficient Way to End A Company's Operations in Nigeria

After the creation of a company, its members or creditors may decide to dissolve it due to divergent reasons. The usual process deployed to end a company's corporate existence is known as winding-up; however, the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (“CAMA”) provides an alternative to this rather lengthy procedure called striking off.

Delay In The Administration of Justice In The Supreme Court of Nigeria: What Is The Way Forward?

Delay In The Administration of Justice In The Supreme Court of Nigeria: What Is The Way Forward?

The famous “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied” quote from Brish statesman, William E Gladstone has formed the basis of numerous legal reform campaigns. The basic principle behind the quote is that it is not sufficient for justice to be served, it must be served promptly.

An Analysis of The Case of Dr. Joseph Nwobike, SAN V. FRN

An Analysis of The Case of Dr. Joseph Nwobike, SAN V. FRN

The prosecutorial powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are wide and extend to all financial and economic crimes. The EFCC is empowered to prevent, investigate, prosecute and penalize economic and financial crimes amongst others.

A Brief Exposition Into The World Of eSport: Opportunities For Nigeria And The African Continent

A Brief Exposition Into The World Of eSport: Opportunities For Nigeria And The African Continent

In 2018, CNN's A.J. Willingham produced a special feature on eSport, highlighting the industry as an explosive billion-dollar industry. Three (3) years after, the explosiveness of this industry is kicked into higher gears both in worth and participation.

A Tale of Two Judgements - Hajara Sorondinki

A Tale of Two Judgements - Hajara Sorondinki

An analysis of the effect of the decision in Bankole & Anor V Oladitan and Pillars Nigeria Limited V Williams Kolo Desborders & Anor.

Covid-19 Pandemic and The Plausibility of A Legal Action Against The People's Republic Of China: A Fruitless Venture?

Covid-19 Pandemic and The Plausibility of A Legal Action Against The People's Republic Of China: A Fruitless Venture?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has virtually brought the entire world, as we know it, to its knees under a lockdown or high restriction of movement of persons. The World Health Organization (WHO) has since labelled the COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic – a description only ascribed to the world's worst health emergencies.

Covid-19 Pandemic and The Doctrine Of Force Majeure

Covid-19 Pandemic and The Doctrine Of Force Majeure

The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted the world’s economy. As already known, the virus was first detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, it soon spread to other countries of the world, with many international travel hubs like London and New York being badly hit.

The Covid-19 Pandemic ~ Some Incidental Labour Issues

The Covid-19 Pandemic ~ Some Incidental Labour Issues

The World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020 declared COVID-19 a global pandemic owing to the fact that it has universally become a threatening illness affecting over 110 countries in the world and continuously spreading at a geometric rate. In January 2020, the agency had termed it a ‘public health emergency of international concern’.

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