Why Lawyers Make Good Early-Stage Startup Hires

By Daniel Doktori and Sarah Reed (culled From hbr.org) It’s a startup shibboleth that entrepreneurship and formal education don’t mix. For icons such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, so goes the lore, finishing a bachelor’s degree would have only stifled the creativity that fueled their companies to stratospheric success. PayPal […]

ARE SALARY DEDUCTIONS LAWFUL?

Donald owns a golf course business run through a company called Great Ltd. The business is performing poorly and there are significantly fewer customers than last year. Donald takes the view that this is the fault of his employees. He decides he will ‘make the business great again’ by firing […]

The Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make when Hiring Business Lawyers.

Many entrepreneurs put off hiring business lawyers until they get in trouble. Learn the benefits of hiring a good business lawyers and what to look for in a business lawyer.

Estate Planning: Preparing for the Future

Thomas is a sound engineer, he makes a reasonably good income from his job with a prominent record label and he enjoys the benefits that comes from working with some of the biggest stars in the music industry.  Thomas is married to Mimi and they have 4 beautiful kids Kene […]

Separation of Powers in a Corporate Environment

Corporations are associated with a number of governance problems, chief among which revolving around how to separate powers among the several stakeholders and still maintain a unified front in pursuing their core business. However, there seems to be a conflict of interest between shareholders and Directors in a large number […]

INJUNCTION RESTRAINS FRCN FROM HEARING ON NEW CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CODE

Justice O.E Abang of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, on Thursday 14th May, 2015 stopped further processes relating to the draft corporate governance code released by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) on April 15, 2015 with a 30-day window for stakeholders to comment on the 133-page document, ahead […]

Senator Udo Udoma Faults Proposed National Code of Corporate Governance

culled from Thisday Newspaper A former Senator and the Chairman, UAC of Nigeria Plc, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has criticised the proposed national code of corporate governance (NCCG), saying that the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) is trying to usurp the powers of other regulatory agencies. Udoma made this […]

FINANCIAL REPORTING COUNCIL RELEASES DRAFT NATIONAL CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Pursuant to its statutory responsibility to develop principles and practices of corporate governance, the steering committee constituted by the Federal Government of Nigeria to develop a National Code of Corporate Governance (NCCG) for the country has finalised work on the draft document. The draft code was on the 15th of […]