Title: Company securities: Law and practice
Author : Professor Joseph E. O Abudu
Edition : 2nd
Publishers: mij professional publishers
Year of Publication: 2016
Focusing on practical matters such as key regulations, regulatory requirements, and transactional procedures and structures, the author leads the practitioner through the maze of interconnected national and local authorities, demonstrating expert knowledge of when, and under what circumstances, various rules apply and when they do not, as well as showing practical skills on how to structure a particular deal under current regulations Company securities: Law and practice.
This book is written from the perspective of foreign investors with investment interests in Africa, and thereby enables one to comprehend the various complex reasons the government hedges foreign investments either green field Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) or Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), with a complex system of laws, regulations and guidelines, bristling with challenges and uncertainties for even the simplest investment or restructuring undertaking.
This book deals with the special requirements and procedures that are of most concern and interest to foreign investors, by providing step-by-step guidance for investors and their advisors on what is actually required to achieve a successful outcome and how to achieve this in practice rather than looking only at procedures.
Company and Securities Law primarily gives an understanding of what special requirements are needed for a foreign investor in regard to complying with the legal framework relating to investments in Africa. This book helps foreign investors, or their advisors, to understand the recent changes which have taken place in order for them to meet government requirements and obtaining government approval. For law firms advising companies on investing in Africa, or for in-house counsel, this book is without peer as a comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use resource. At every stage of a project, from the initial business decision to problems arising after successful start-up and during day-to-day operations.