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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. ...

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 ...

Major Contents of the New Investment Law in Ethiopia

By Dagnachew Tesfaye Ethiopia has adopted a new investment law. The Proclamation is called the Investment Proclamation No.1180/2020(hereafter the Proclamation). It was done on April ...

Six Key Points on the Electronic Signature Law in Ethiopia

By Yenatfanta Bekele Introduction Our society is dynamic through time. The way of our life evolved through many phases. Importance of law is that it ...

Domestic Adoption Document Requirements

By DMLO in Collaboration with Adoption Advocates Organization(AAO) Domestic adoption is one way of helping vulnerable children. Domestic adoption document requirements is set out under ...

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Three EIC Delegated Authorities

By Dagnachew Tesfaye, Partner at DMLO The Investment Proclamation No 1180/2020 on Article 4 delegates part of the power of the Ethiopian Investment Commission(EIC) to ...

Few Basic Federal Court Etiquette and Procedures For the General Public

By DMLO Team The Federal Supreme Court has issued a directive namely Federal Courts Courtroom Etiquettes Directive No 13/2022. The Directive aims to put court ...

Major Additions to Private Organization Employees Pension Law

By Mahlet Mesganaw, Partner at DMLO Ethiopia has enacted as of March 18,2022 new Private Organization Employees’ Pension Proclamation No 1268/2022(the current Proclamation). This new ...

Family Leave: the Ethiopian Labour Law Perspective

By Mahlet Mesganaw, Founder and Partner at DMLO Family leave refers to leave allowed for family events such as birth of a child, conclusion of ...

Ten Non-Arbitrable Subject Matters: the Case of Ethiopia

By Dagnachew Tesfaye, Founder and Partner at DMLO A case is non-arbitrable means the subject matter of the dispute falls outside the scope of being ...

The House of Federation: Interpretation of the Constitution

By Mahlet Mesganaw, Partner at DMLO The House of Federation (HoF) of the FDRE is one of the legislative organs of the government of Ethiopia. ...

Young Workers: Prohibited Working Conditions

By Dagnachew Tesfaye, Partner at DMLO The Ethiopian Labour Proclamation No 115/2019 incorporates general working conditions of young workers from Article 89-91. Young workers are ...

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