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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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     Bitcoin in Ethiopia and the Legal Regime

   By Geda Yoseph, Associate at DMLF Introduction  Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency that allows peer-to-peer transfers without any intermediaries such as banks, governments, ...

Ethiopia’s Health Sector Legal Framework 

    By Geda Yosheph,  Associate at DMLF                                               Introduction The Ethiopian health sector is one of the areas that has shown good progress in the recent past. ...

Brief Overview on Bankruptcy Proceeding

By Geda Yoseph, Associate at DMLF                                       Introduction    Bankruptcy is the death of a business organization. Just like a human being, business organizations pass through different ...

Capital Market Service Providers Licensing and Supervision

By Dagnachew Tesfaye, Managing Partner at DMLF Introduction The Ethiopian Capital Market Authority (ECMA) has been authorized by Capital Market Proclamation Number 1248/2021 to regulate ...

Residential Care Facility: A Temporary Shelter for Children in Need

By DMLF The Ethiopian Ministry of Women and Social Affairs(MoWSA), introduced in October 2023 “Alternative Childcare and Support Directive Number 976/2023” (hereafter the Directive). The ...

Revisiting the Maritime Code of Ethiopia

By Mahlet Mesganaw, Partner at DMLF The Maritime Code of Ethiopia was promulgated on the 5th of May 1960 by Proclamation No 164/1960. The Preamble ...

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