Ghana Legal Articles

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and experts witnesses practicing in Ghana

Patent Application in Ghana

  September 28, 2017     By AB LexMall & Associates
Patent means the title granted to protect an invention. The law explains further that an invention is an idea of an inventor which permits in...

Application for a Patent in Ghana

  September 26, 2017     By AB LexMall & Associates
Patent means the title granted to protect an invention. The law explains further that an invention is an idea of an inventor which permits in...

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) REGISTRATION IN GHANA

  September 26, 2017     By AB LexMall & Associates
For foreigners who seek to trade in Ghana, the law governing foreign trade is the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act, 1994, Act 478.

All You Need to Know for Foreigners Doing Business in Ghana (GIPC Requirements)

  By Swiftlaw
As a foreigner intending to establish a business in Ghana, you may be confronted with varied and sometimes conflicting information on what the...

How to Create a Valid Power of Attorney in Ghana

In Ghana, Powers of Attorney are governed by the Power of Attorney Act 1998, Act 549.

The Laws Governing Redundancy and Termination of Employment in Ghana

Labour Act, 2003, Act 651 gives an insight on termination of employment and redundancy.

Operating a Credit Bureau in Ghana

The purpose of this article is to describe the statutory requirements for operating a Credit Bureau under Ghanaian law. Credit Reporting Act,...

Operating a Forex Bureau in Ghana

Relevant statutory guidelines for operating a Forex Bureau under Ghanaian law are found in the Foreign Exchange Act 2006 (Act 723).

Establishment and Functions of the Central Securities Depository in Ghana

The Central Securities Depository (CSD) functions in a form of a “bank” for securities where all transactions (debit and/ or credit of...

Acquring Ghanaian Citizenship

Citizenship in Ghana is a question of law and is governed by the Citizenship Act, 2000.

Chose the right Business Entity in Ghana

  By Swiftlaw
In Ghana , depending on the type of business you are involved in and there are 6 main business entities you can chose from. The body responsible...

Types of Companies in Ghana

  By Swiftlaw
There are 6 types of companies/business entities that can be registered in Ghana. Helpful for a start-up or large multinationals alike to chose...

How to Register Your Business in Ghana (Limited By Shares)

  By Swiftlaw
In simple language, the processes and players involved in registering a company in Ghana are helpful for start-ups and large multinationals...

Check List for Acquiring Landed Property in Ghana

The number of land disputes pending at various courts in Ghana bears testimony to the problems surrounding land acquisitions. One false step in...

Real Estate Investments in Ghana II

This article provides an overview of the booming real estate market in Ghana. The article looks at some latent problems in the sector and how...

Joint Ventures in Ghana

This article explains the statutory requirements for a joint venture in Ghana involving a foreign partner. Under the laws of Ghana, a foreign...

Trademark Registration in Ghana

The information in this article is intended as quick reference for a person or business thinking about Trademark Registration in Ghana....

Importing Pharmaceutical Drugs and Medical Devices into Ghana

The article presents an overview of the statutory requirements and guidelines for importing drugs and medical equipments into Ghana. It is...

Enforcement of Foreign Commercial Arbitration Awards in Ghana

This article provides information to law firms and their clients to help them strategize on how best to get their foreign commercial arbitration...

Real Estate Investments in Ghana

One of the fastest growing sectors in the Ghanaian economy is the Real Estate industry. In fact this is not strange to industry analyst...

Seven Top Strategies for Negotiating a Merger and Acquisition Transaction - Ghana

The article provide seven top strategies to help Board of Directors negotiate an acquisition transaction in order to secure the best value for...

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