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
What will happen if I buy the wrong category of forms with NAFDAC?
Nothing, the purchased form will be in your account for future use.
What is classified as personal data?
Name, photograph, personal health/bio information, account/financial information, phone number, Address, date of birth, place of birth, Email address, etc.
Who benefits from copyright protection?
The creator of a copyright work, usually referred to as the “author” of the work owns the copyright in the work in the first instance. However, the author is at liberty to transfer his rights to a third party. In such a case, the person who has obtained the right by transfer or other legal means becomes the owner of the copyright.
Is there a penalty for late renewal of registration of products with NAFDAC?
Yes, there is a late renewal fee, which is dependent on the category of the product.
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.
Will my trademark registration in Nigeria protect me worldwide?
No, all intellectual property (IP) rights which includes trademarks are territorial, which means you are protected in the countries in which you register them.
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