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International trade is central to the growth and development of economies worldwide. It accords countries with many benefits, such as the optimal use of natural resources through exports and imports, foreign exchange earnings, exchange of technical expertise, increased revenues, employment opportunities, and many other benefits. In...

Plea bargaining refers to a process in the criminal justice system where an accused person negotiates an agreement to relinquish the right to go to full trial in exchange for a more lenient sentence or some other benefit. For the first time in Ghana’s history, comprehensive provisions have...

Members of an incorporated company, though holding interests in the company, are often not in direct control of its affairs. Directors bear the responsibility of managing interests on behalf of members and hence, are required by law to hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM...

The Oxford Business Group (OBG) and B&P Associates signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of exclusive partnership under which B&P Associates produced the Legal Framework Chapter of OBG’s publication, “The Report: Ghana 2022”.   The Legal Framework Chapter of The Report provides a detailed analyses of landmark...

An acquisition occurs when one entity takes ownership of another entity’s share capital, equity interests or assets.[1] A major difference between Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) is that, in Mergers, a new entity is formed whereas in an Acquisition, the acquiring company retains its original identity. Today,...

Following the introduction of the Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring Act (“CIRA”) (Act 1015), companies suffering financial distress have a statutory option other than liquidation to consider and pursue, in the form of Administration and Restructuring. The Firm has an exclusive Restructuring & Insolvency chapter on...

Until the passage of the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 2020 (Act 1027) there was no legal recognition of surrogacy or any other assisted reproductive birth in the Ghanaian legal framework. The enactment of Act 1027, now places surrogacy firmly on the legislative map...