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FOREIGN INVESTOR: COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION OF A NEW LOCAL VIABLE COMPANY IN ETHIOPIA

Mahlet Mesganaw Email: mahlet@dmethiolawyers.com Where the application is to establish a new local viable venture in Ethiopia, the foreign investor applicant is required to submit ...

FOREIGN INVESTOR: COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION OF A BRANCH COMPANY

Mahlet Mesganaw Email: mahlet@dmethiolawyers.com Where the application is to establish a branch company in Ethiopia, the applicant is required to submit the following documents. Legal ...

The Hague Convention on Adoption

The Hague Convention on Adoption has the best adoption procedures. Its aim is to protect the best interest of a child. In this regard, Ethiopia ...

13 General Terms for Hotel Management Agreement and Technical Service Agreements

By Dagnachew Tesfaye Management of a hotel business by itself requires expertise and good will. Major brands are eyeing the hotel industry of Ethiopia. These ...

18 New Labor Proclamation 1156/2019 Additions

1. Definitions “Sexual harassment” means to persuade or convince another through utterances, signs or any other manner, to submit for sexual favor without his/her consent. ...

State of Emergency Regulation on Employment

The Council of Ministers has adopted a State of Emergency following the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, Companies that administer their employees as per Labor ...

Stamp Duty on Employment Contracts

By Mahlet Mesganaw, Partner Email: mahlet@dmethiolawerys.com Stamp Duty Proclamation No 110/1998 provides by whom, when and how much stamp duty is paid on employment contracts. ...

Work Place Protocol

The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs has issued a protocol on Work place Response for Covid 19. The details of the protocol recommends some ...

15 Highlights on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

By Dagnachew TesfayeEthiopia has ratified the Convention on the Recognition and and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards by PROCLAMATION No.1184 /2020, done on 13th day ...

Covid 19 Directive 2/2020

The Ministerial Committee on Covid 19 has come out with a directive namely Covid 19 Directive no.2/2020 to execute the Emergency Proclamation No 3/2020 and ...

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What should be the Father’s and Grandfather’s Names of an Adopted Child?: a Recent Judgment of the Ethiopian FSC Cassation Bench

By Dagnachew TesfayeEmail: dagnachew@dmethiolawyers.comIntroductionThe Federal Supreme Court(FSC) of Ethiopia Cassation Bench on File No 173628 Volume 24 held the position that adoption agreement approval does ...

Foreign Investors Ownership of Immovable in Ethiopia

By Mahlet MesganawEmail: mahlet@dmethiolawyers.com Introduction Historically, under the Civil Code of Ethiopia in 1960, under Article 390, a foreigner is not allowed to own an ...

Legal Update

The Federal Supreme Court Cassation Bench on Cassation File No 193292 on August 5,2021 read on August 16,2021 rendered a binding decision on the issue ...

Major Milestone on Inter-Country Adoption for Foreign Nationals of Ethiopian Origin

By Dagnachew Tesfaye, Founder and Partner at DMLO Email: dagnachew@dmethiolawyers.com The Federal Supreme Court Cassation Bench on Cassation File No 189201 on March 11,2020 Volume ...

Important Procedures to Follow Under Reduction of Work Force

By Dagnachew Tesfaye Email: dagnachew@dmethiolawyers.com This brief article will look into the reduction of workforce as envisaged by the Labour Proclamation 1156/2019( hereafter the Labour ...

Important Points on Document Authentication and Registration

By Mahlet Mesganaw Email: mahlet@dmethiolawyers.com Authentication and Registration of Documents Proclamation No 922/2015 provide the details in which documents are authenticated and registered. Authentication involves ...

7 Major Highlights on Civil Society Organizations Registration Proclamation

By Dagnachew Tesfaye Email: dagnachew@dmethiolawyers.com Civil Society Organizations are administered by the Organizations of Civil Societies Proclamation No.1113/2019 (hereafter the Proclamation) done on March 12/2019 ...
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