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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) had its 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Kigali, Rwanda from June 26 to July 1, 2017. On the side-lines of the AGM, the bank organised seminars with the following themes: Trade as a catalyst for industrialising Africa; Boosting Intra-African trade for regional integration; and Expanding African trade in a world of rising protectionism.

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Introduction of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS)

In February 2017, the Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the National Tax Policy which amongst others, prescribed the following recommendations regarding taxation in Nigeria:

a.             promoting tax culture;

b.             improving tax compliance;

c.             curbing tax evasion;

d.            widening the tax net as well as improving the tax to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio as core objectives.

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AELEX Partner, Olufunke Adekoya (SAN) appointed as a member of Panel of Arbitrators of CIETAC

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Funke Adekoya (SAN), Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group, ÆLEX as a member of the new Panel of Arbitrators of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), effective as from May 1, 2017.

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Ǽlex secures top rankings in the 2017 Legal500 EMEA ratings

The latest edition describes Ǽlex as a firm that ‘epitomizes the values of a world-class firm; it has clients’ interests at heart and frequently exceeds expectations’

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ǼLEX featured in GAR 100, tenth edition

We are excited to announce that ǼLEX has been featured in this year’s GAR 100 , tenth edition.

 GAR is the leading independent resource on international arbitration news and analysis.

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