Publications

STAMP DUTY ON ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

Stamp Duty is a type of tax levied on documents and payable to the Federal or State Government. These documents are known as dutiable instruments and include the conveyance on sale, bills of exchange, promissory notes, agreements, insurance policies, contracts or even regular documents such as letters and certificates of admission, instruments of apprenticeship, etc.

BUILDING PLAN APPROVAL AND PERMIT IN LAGOS STATE

INTRODUCTION Access to shelter remains an important necessity to mankind. The importance of buildings has over time transcended from basic access to shelter to the acquisition of real assets as a form of investment. It is therefore not surprising that there will always be a need for buildings, infrastructures and similar forms of shelter to …

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REVIEW OF METER ASSET PROVIDER (MAP) REGULATION

Use of estimated billing system in the supply of electricity in Nigeria has generated a lot of concern as consumers complain unceasingly about the exorbitant fees charged by Distribution Companies (“Discos”) for electricity usually not supplied. The overzealous nature of estimated billing is now evident as consumers still get ‘crazy bills’ regardless of how economical …

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INNOVATIONS IN THE CAMA BILL 2018 (Repeal and Re-enactment)

On Tuesday, 15th May, 2018, the Nigerian Senate passed the CAMA (Company and Allied Matters (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2018; “The Bill”) which is targeted at improving the ease of investing in Nigeria and bringing it in line with global best practices. CAMA Bill if and/or when enacted, will greatly reform the business landscape in …

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