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What you need to Know About a Parent and a Subsidiary Company

What you need to Know About a Parent and a Subsidiary Company

Legal 1 min read
Titi, Ada, Lanre and Emmanuel, four bosom friends from highschool decided to join their mind
Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

Expanding your Business 5 min read
Starting a business is exciting especially if you're doing it with a good friend, a former
List of Regulatory Bodies in Nigeria that Entrepreneurs Should Know

List of Regulatory Bodies in Nigeria that Entrepreneurs Should Know

Start-up Basics 4 min read
As a business owner, you probably know that your business is regulated by different laws. Some of
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

For Startups 2 min read
Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

How to Start a Business 1 min read
 What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

Choosing your Business Structure 2 min read
Most MSMEs in Nigeria are often registered as either Business Names or a Private Limited Liability
Before You Sign That Land Document

Before You Sign That Land Document

Real Estate 2 min read
As a growing business owner, one of the key decisions you may have to make is the decision to
How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How To 3 min read
1 in every 7 adult Nigerian has either deposed to an affidavit or has been asked to depose to one
Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

Ten Books You Should Read As a Startup Founder

How to Start a Business 4 min read
Being a startup founder involves a lot of learning. Some of the lessons will be from making
Four Things to Consider Before You Outsource a Company

Four Things to Consider Before You Outsource a Company

Expanding your Business 3 min read
Kunle is a fashion designer and runs a fashion design startup. As the founder, he alone is in
How to appoint a Director

How to appoint a Director

How to Start a Business 3 min read
Who is a director? The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) defines directors as "persons duly
Equity, Shares and Startups

Equity, Shares and Startups

Legal 1 min read
What exactly is equity? If you run a startup, you probably might have heard of equity, shares or
"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 Article Resources 2 min read
As a business owner, you're probably wondering what will happen to the contracts that you have
Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting up a Private Limited Liability Company

Advantages and Disadvantages of Setting up a Private Limited Liability Company

How to Start a Business 1 min read
If you have any plans of taking OPM (Other People's Money) and these other people happen to be
Six Promising Legal Businesses to Start in Nigeria

Six Promising Legal Businesses to Start in Nigeria

How to Start a Business 3 min read
So you're considering launching out to start your own business, however, you're in a dilemma as you
Offer letters vs Employee contracts. Everything you should know

Offer letters vs Employee contracts. Everything you should know

How to Start a Business 2 min read
Before we proceed, no they are not the same! Offer letters and employee contracts are similar but
Here's why you need a website privacy policy

Here's why you need a website privacy policy

Business Licenses & Permits 2 min read
Before giving out your information on any website, do you feel like you are giving strangers a peep
Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

Regulations Guiding Small Businesses in Nigeria

For Startups 2 min read
The intention of any government and other approved bodies who set regulations to run businesses
Essential Tips for Running an E-commerce Business in Nigeria

Essential Tips for Running an E-commerce Business in Nigeria

How to Start a Business 2 min read
It is no longer news that the e-commerce sector is one of the fastest growing businesses all over
Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Trademark Licensing In Two Minutes

Legal 2 min read
Trademarks could be the bodyguard to your business. They are an important business asset that could
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