It is a mandatory statutory requirement under the Companies and Allied Matters Act to file Annual Returns yearly.
What’s the difference between a business name and an LLC?
A business name is a sole proprietorship, usually owned and managed by one individual only. Legally, the sole proprietor and his business are one. It simply means an individual trading with an alias. The sole proprietor is personally liable for all business related obligations.
A limited liability company on the other hand is a separate business entity from the individuals that hold its shares and act as directors. Legally, it’s a separate business entity and a person on its own who can transact business, own property separate from its owners and can sue or be sued.
What are the terms of a contract?
an offer and an acceptance.
Legal subject matter
Mutual agreement/ Assent
Conesus ad idem
Can I process/register multiple products at NAFDAC at the same time?
Yes, you can process/register multiple products at the same time
What is data protection?
Data protection is a legal process of protecting sensitive data.
Do I need permission to copy or use any copyright material in Nigeria?
You do not require permission under the Nigeria Law to use or copy a copyright material when it is for research purpose, educational, non-commercial purpose, reviews and criticism etc
However, when the copies are large, you must seek permission from the copyright owner.
When can I start renewal of the registration of my product(s) with NAFDAC?
You can start renewal 6 months to the date of expiry.
What is the first thing I must do to register a business in Nigeria?
To register a business in Nigeria; you would need to conduct a name search of the business. You can achieve this using your CAC-CRP account.
Why do I need a trademark?
You need to register your trademark because if you don’t register it, someone else can! It helps identify you as the source ad indicates a consistent level of quality of your products and services. Securing a registered trademark protects your brand, and provides you with tools to prevent someone else from using similar signs and riding off the back of your business.
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