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Business and corporate law in Nigeria

Okwudiri Nwosu

Business and corporate law in Nigeria

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Published by Larigraphics in Jos, [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corporation law,
  • Commercial law,
  • Business law

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementOkwudiri Nwosu
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKTA856 .N98 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination376 p. ;
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25097201M
    ISBN 109789789099542
    LC Control Number2011478198

    However, this is not applicable to losses of foreign legal entities in which a Nigerian entity has an interest. Case Laws or Judicial Precedent. Normal business losses can be carried forward indefinitely, except for insurance companies who can only carry forward losses for a maximum period of four years. This entry was posted in Business and Investment. An alien or a foreign company may join in forming a company subject to the capacity of aliens to undertake or participate in trade or business. As the name implies, it is permanent until there is a supervening circumstance, which will necessitate its review.

    Suggestions for Further Reading 1. Where applications for other permits such as pioneer status, technical service agreement and other fiscal incentives are desired, a separate application is normally completed. All unlimited companies shall be registered with a share capital from the date of the Decree of Also, capital allowances are granted to companies against taxable income in lieu of the wear and tear of business assets. For a foreign company setting up in Nigeria, it is advisable to chose a name that is the same as the name of the parent company and ending with Nigeria Limited. NIPC should inform applicant within 14 days if application has been declined or accepted.

    The syntax is not altered, therefore retaining the language of the courts. They are assigned the responsibility of conducting investigations into internal affairs of a company, especially if the issues of shareholders are concerned. The death of any of the shareholders too does not concern the CAC. The estimated cost of qualifying capital expenditure on or before the production date is not less than N50, for an indigenous company and N, in any other case. There is no limit to the membership of a public company. Thereafter, we had the Companies Ordinance and five years later, we had the Companies Ordinance


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