GEPLAW COVID 19 BUSINESS INSIGHT

GEPLAW COVID 19 BUSINESS INSIGHT


 

The COVID-19 Snapshot seeks to highlight key changes in laws, regulations and practice due to the outbreak of the global pandemic as it impacts businesses in various key sectors of the Nigerian economy. The key focus areas as highlighted within the document include Corporate Governance which captures changes across how Public Companies are to hold their Annual General Meetings as recommended by the Corporate Affairs Commission, advisory circular from the Securities and Exchange Commission to Capital Market Stakeholders given the effect of the pandemic on market operations, Taxation focusing on the Business Continuity Plan and changes made by the Federal Inland Revenue Service due to the pandemic, Healthcare Sector highlighting the financial interventions in the sector occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19, Aviation Sector in terms of the various reliefs to ameliorate the impact of the pandemic on the sector, Litigation/Arbitration Practice factoring the use of technology for justice dispensation, Energy in terms of strategies to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on the Nigerian oil sector, Contract performance in light of the pandemic (force mejeure and frustration of contract) and Labour and employment considerations focusing on the viability of employment contracts/relationships……continue reading



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