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

Where the application is to establish a new local viable venture in Ethiopia, the foreign investor applicant is required to submit the following documents: An ...

FOREIGN INVESTOR: COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION OF A BRANCH COMPANY

Where the application is to establish a branch company in Ethiopia, the applicant is required to submit the following documents. Legal certificate of incorporation in ...

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 ...

Stamp Duty on Employment Contracts

Stamp duty proclamation no 110/98 states the follwing. It is the Employer who has to pay the stamp duty. It should be paid before or ...

12 General Terms for Hotel Management Agreement and Technical Service Agreements

GENERAL TERMS 1. Parties’ intentions The owner is developing (building and equipping) an economy hotel (the “Hotel”) located in …., Ethiopia and is willing to ...

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

Stamp duty proclamation no 110/98 states the following.It is the Employer who has to pay the stamp duty.It should be paid before or at the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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The Apostille Convention: Should Ethiopia Join?

By Hami Bogale and Dagnachew Tesfaye The Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents also known as the ...

Business Organizations

By Dagnachew TesfayeThe new Commercial Code Proclamation No 1243/2013 repealed Book I, II and V of the 1960 Commercial Code of the Empire of Ethiopia ...

Document Authentication and Registration

By Mahlet Mesganaw Authentication and Registration of Documents Proclamation No 922/2015 provide the details in which documents are authenticated and registered. Authentication involves signature and ...

Major Changes on the Federal Courts Proclamation

By Dagnachew TesfayeThe Federal Courts Proclamation No 1234/2021 (hereafter the Proclamation) is out repealing former Federal Court Proclamations and its amendments namely Proclamations 25/96, 138/98, ...

Foster Care Directive

By Dagnachew Tesfaye The Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs (MoWCYA) has come out with a registered directive Directive No 48/2020 namely Directive on ...

Work Permit Administration for Expats Hired by Investment Enterprises

By Mahlet Mesganaw The Ethiopian Investment Commission(EIC) has come up with a directive namely Regulating the Issuance of Work Permit to Expats Employed in Investments ...

Women Workers: Prohibited Jobs

By Mahlet Mesganaw The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (the Ministry) has a registered directive i.e. Jobs that are Heavy or Hazardous to Health ...