THE NEW AGE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN GHANA: A STEP BEYOND MERE COMPLIANCE WITH STATUTORY PROVISIONS
Bobby Banson, ESq FCIArb *The Author is the lead Consultant of Smith & Adelaide Law, Unit B804, The Octagon INTRODUCTION Every day, new Companies are registered at the Registrar General’s Department of Ghana. Statics available at the time of writing this paper revealed that as at date, over One million companies
Bobby Banson Esq. FCIArb and Enyimnyam Paintsil Esq. 1. INTRODUCTION It is trite that Arbitration Clauses could be included in contracts between non-State entities and also in treaties executed between States. This paper is however only focused on the enforcement of arbitral awards arising from arbitration which is occasioned by an International
DIVERSITY IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: RECOGNISING THE DEVELOPMENT OF “ARBITRATION CONSCIOUSNESS” IN AFRICA
By Bobby Banson, ESQ, FCIArb* Diversity as a worldwide phenomenon has challenged the minds of many a great men. As Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity”. The
THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT: THE BIRTH OF A NEW ERA BY Bobby Banson Esq. FCIArb and Enyimnyam Paintsil LLB.
*Formerly titled The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Much Ado about Nothing? 1. INTRODUCTION In recent times, the economies of African States have shown promise and growth particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank predicts a growth of 3.1% for the year 2018 from the 2.6% growth
INTRODUCTION It is common knowledge that over the years, foreign companies/investors seeking to do business or any form of investment in Ghana for that matter, have had to rely on the services of Lawyers in Ghana to advise and assist them undertake their ventures in Ghana. Hitherto, the Investor should be
The first lesson I learnt in my Land Law Class is that Land is the only commodity that God has ceased creating. It is the only thing that man, throughout the history of invention, has not attempted to create. Land has become and continues to become a very scarce commodity.
MEETING HIGH REVENUE TARGETS; A TALE OF NOTHINGNESS AND THE GRA’S RUSH FOR FOOL’S GOLD Bobby Banson, Esq., MCIArb
INTRODUCTION Every Country survives on tax. Every person (natural or artificial) is obliged to pay tax on his taxable income or revenue. All across the world, Revenue Authorities have often been entrusted with wide powers for the sole purpose of ensuring that as much revenue is collected on the State’s