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  • Credits to flow to small businesses: one of the biggest constraints faced by small and medium sized companies in Nigeria is the lack of access to credit. However, new banking regulations aimed at weeding out weak institutions are creating a stronger financial sector, which in turn will enable a greater diversity of credit.
  • HRH Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi & Ors v Royal Dutch Shell Plc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, January 26, 2017, [2017] EWHC 89 (TCC)

    1. This judgment concerns four applications. There are two sets of proceedings being heard together, and in those sets of proceedings there are four applications, one by each defendant in each set of proceedings. Both sets of proceedings arise out of oil operations in Nigeria. The first defendant in each action is Royal Dutch Shell plc (``RDS''),

    ...Both sets of proceedings arise out of oil operations in Nigeria. The first defendant in each action is Royal Dutch Shell plc ... to claimants with deserving cases but who have no financial means. . 34. However, the defendants in this case point to this ... 23 of the Petroleum (Drilling and Production) Regulations 1969, whereas the Ogale claims seek compensation under section 37 ...

  • The Bodo Community & Ors v The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, June 20, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1973 (TCC)

    1. In this Group litigation, the many Claimants, numbering some 15,000 or more and including several representative type claimants and claims on behalf of children, seek damages at common law and statutory compensation under the law of Nigeria in relation to oil spills from pipelines said to have been caused by Shell Petroleum Development Company o...

    ...Subsidiary legislation would include statutory regulations made under such Acts. Received English law comprises English common law, equity, statutes of ..., of the Niger Delta claimants may not have access to the relevant expertise or the financial resources to take on full blown legal proceedings but could at least point to the then obvious ...

  • Gudanaviciene & Ors, R (on the application of) v The Director of Legal Aid Casework & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 15, 2014, [2014] EWCA Civ 1622

    2. These appeals all concern decisions by the Director of Legal Aid Casework (``the Director'') to refuse applications for civil legal aid. The decisions were made under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (``LASPO'') and in the light of the Lord Chancellor's Exceptional Funding Guidance (Non-Inquests) (``the Guidance'').

    ... on the grant of legal aid based, inter alia, on the financial situation of the litigant or his or her prospects of success in ... IS is a Nigerian national who has lived in the UK for at least 13 years. He is ... 19(3) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 enables removal to be carried out if the Secretary of State ...

  • MM (Lebanon) & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 11, 2014, [2014] WLR(D) 308,[2014] EWCA Civ 985

    1. These appeals concern two British citizens, Mr Abdul Majid and Ms Shabana Javed, who (obviously) have the ``right of abode'' in the United Kingdom and Mr MM, who has refugee status and as such has the right to remain in the UK. All three are married to spouses who do not have the ``right of abode'', who are not citizens of an European Eco...

    ... regard to the grant of leave to enter or remain'' MO (Nigeria) v Sec of State for the Home Department [2009] 1 WLR 1230 at [34] ... 9 July 2012 (Part 8 rule A277) imposing a mandatory financial requirement for the admission of a spouse without children to be ... and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Act 2004 and Regulations made under it by which, under section 19(3)(b), a person who ...

  • Energy Venture Partners Ltd v Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 17, 2013, [2013] EWHC 2118 (Comm)

    1. In this claim, the Claimant, Energy Venture Partners Ltd (``EVP'' or ``the Claimant''), a company registered under the laws of the British Virgin Islands, seeks payment of fees allegedly due to it from the Defendant, Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd (``Malabu'' or ``the Defendant''), a company registered under the laws of Nigeria, in relation to the sale

    ...``the Defendant''), a company registered under the laws of Nigeria, in relation to the sale of Malabu's 100% ownership interest in ...``.. allow Nigerian companies who are financially not strong enough to compete with foreign multinationals, to ... have extensive experience in international trade and regulations and are very familiar with the business climate in most oil and ...

  • MM & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 05, 2013, [2013] EWHC 1900 (Admin)

    1. These are three applications for judicial review directed to common parts of amendments made to the Immigration Rules promoted and laid before Parliament by the defendant Secretary of State in June 2012. The relevant rules are set out in Appendix 1 to this judgment. The applications have been listed for hearing together. MM 2. MM is a 34 year o...

    ... 9 July 2012 (see Part 8 rule A277) impose a mandatory financial requirement for the admission of a spouse without children to be ...The decision was concerned with a scheme of regulations made under s.19 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of ...They are statements of policy: see MO (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2007] UKAIT 00057 ...

  • Mensah v Salford City Council, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, October 28, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3537 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim for judicial review of the policy adopted by Salford City Council (``the Council'') for calculating the amount of financial assistance to be provided under section 17 of the Children Act 1989 (``the 1989 Act'') to meet the needs of children and their parents who are destitute as they had no accommodation and no means of providing...

    ... Council (``the Council'') for calculating the amount of financial assistance to be provided under section 17 of the Children Act .... Ms Bello. 10. Ms Bello is a national of Nigeria. She first came to the United Kingdom in about 2006. She formed a ... the Immigration and Asylum (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 (``the EEA Regulations''). The material provisions of that ...

  • Wittenberg v Sunset Personnel Services Ltd & Ors (Jurisdictional Points), Court of Appeal - United Kingdom Employment Appeal Tribunal, January 31, 2017, [2017] UKEAT 0019_13_3101

    The claimant was a mariner who worked off shore Nigeria. He lived in Germany. His employer was a limited company registered in Scotland and operating from Aberdeen. The Employment Tribunal (ET) did not err in law in deciding that there was no territorial reach in respect of claims under the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Equality Act 2010, and

    ...Unfair dismissal, discrimination, Working Time Regulations, and breach of contract. . The claimant was a mariner who worked off shore Nigeria. He lived in Germany. His employer was a limited company ... in that paragraph to approve a judgment of the EAT in Financial Times v Bishop 25 November 2003 in which the EAT rejected an ...

  • Z v Z & Ors, Court of Appeal - Family Division, April 22, 2016, [2016] EWHC 911 (Fam)

    This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representat...

    ...Between :. (APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL RELIEF AFTER FOREIGN DIVORCE). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ... to the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) Regulations 2011. It has no application to these proceedings where the ... He said this in relation to the Nigerian proceedings which had preceded the Part III application in that ...

  • Madoff Securities International Ltd v Raven & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 18, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3147 (Comm)

    1. On 29 June 2009, Bernard Madoff was sentenced by a Court of the Southern District of New York to 150 years in prison and ordered to forfeit US$170 billion. The present claim is brought in the long shadow cast by his notorious Ponzi scheme fraud, perpetrated through his New York business for two decades or more. But this case is not primarily a...

    ... the world a self made billionaire, regarded within the financial industry, by participants and regulators alike, as a successful ... driven by the forthcoming implementation of the MiFID regulations, but even then it was left on the basis that MSIL and she were ...Koshy [2004] 1 BCLC 131, at [86]-[91]; Central Bank of Nigeria v. Williams [2013] QB 499, at [37]. My finding that the ...

  • MA & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, July 30, 2013, [2013] EWHC 2213 (QB)

    Mr Martin Westgate QC, Ms Kate Markus, Ms Caoilfhionn Gallagher and Mr Ben Chataway (instructed by Hopkin Murray Beskine, Public Law Solicitors and Leigh Day and Co.) for the Claimants Mr Tim Eicke QC and Mr Edward Brown (instructed by The Treasury Solictor) for the Defendant Mr Jonathan Manning (instructed by the Director of Leg...

    ... to changes introduced into the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 (the 2006 Regulations) by the Housing Benefit (Amendment) ... on relevant authorities to make payments by way of financial assistance (``discretionary housing payments'') to persons who--. ... be treated (as I put it in a different context in SS (Nigeria) [2013] EWCA Civ 550, paragraph 42) as a mere token or a ritual. ...

  • PEC Ltd v Asia Golden Rice Company Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, May 20, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1583 (Comm)

    1. This is an application under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996, the central issue being whether the claimants, PEC Limited (``PEC''), entered into an arbitration agreement in relation to a contract to buy rice. Asia Golden Rice Company Limited (``AGR'') contend (i) that on 15 May 2008 a Mr Pawan Jain of Pawan Jain & Sons (``PJS'') made

    ... the Indian Foreign Companies (Execution of Documents) Regulations, 2004, but those contentions were not pursued: PEC's argument ... with access to credit of letter facilities and other financial services provided to Indian businesses by PEC in their public ... that procurement of rice from Thailand and export to Nigeria ``shall be in association with'' PJS. PEC and PJS were ...

  • D&G Cars Ltd v Essex Police Authority, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, February 13, 2015, [2015] EWHC 226 (QB)

    1. This case concerns the arrangements made for the recovery of vehicles in the defendant's police area. There are two actions before me. The first action relates to the termination of a contract between the claimant and the defendant for the recovery of vehicles on the defendant's behalf. The second action is concerned with the removal of the clai...

    ... to the A Reg and the sale of vehicles for exports to Nigeria. Again it was suggested by the claimant, in my view ..., in the Experian report undertaken in relation to their financial circumstances, the registered office of the company is identified ... based on the provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 which governed the tender process. The claimant was an ...

  • Celestial Church of Christ, Edward Street Parish (A Charity) v Lawson, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, January 27, 2017, [2017] EWHC 97 (Ch)

    1. This is the trial of a dispute between the trustees of a religious charity and the ``Shepherd in Charge'' of the charity's congregation. By a claim form issued on 6 November 2014 (as subsequently amended and re-amended) the claimants, as the registered trustees of the Celestial Church of Christ, Edward Street Parish (to which I shall refer as ``

    ...It was incorporated in Nigeria in 1958 and its present written constitution dates from 1980. I ...; and there is a separate document headed ``Tenets & Regulations and Mode of Worship'' of the Parish which includes (in article 9 ... and non-exclusive role in relation to the Parish's financial records. Article 10 defines the duties of the various officers; ...

  • GB v Home Office, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, March 31, 2015, [2015] EWHC 819 (QB)

    1. In these proceedings, the claimant, GB, pursues a claim in negligence against the defendant arising out of medical treatment which she received whilst detained by the defendant at Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre between 16 June and 27 July 2012. It is said that the prescription of an anti-malarial drug caused her to suffer a severe psych...

    ...10. In summary, the factual position is this. GB is a Nigerian national born on 15 September 1978. After 22 June 2010 she was ...5. The Relevant Statutory Framework and Regulations. 13. The relevant parts of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 ... not apparently arise before him, whilst the possible financial difficulties of the private provider, which was the same point ...

  • DK, R (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, October 10, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3257 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim for damages for unlawful administrative detention. The Claimant, a Turkish national, was detained by the immigration authorities from 10 December 2010, when his prison sentence expired and a deportation order was made, until 21 October 2011, when he was released on bail. The Claimant challenged his deportation on Article 3 ECHR g...

    ... said he was a PKK supporter whose family had provided financial support to the PKK so he had been arrested 3 times by the Turkish ... The Court noted that OM (Nigeria) at [33] shows that some of those suffering significant adverse ... the Access to Justice Act 1999, s 11 and associated regulations (by virtue of 6 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of ...

  • IS, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 11, 2016, [2016] EWHC 1623 (Admin)

    1. In this claim for judicial review, the Claimant challenged the Defendant's decisions on deportation, asylum and detention. Due to developments which have taken place during the course of these proceedings, the asylum and deportation issues are to be determined by way of statutory appeal and so only the Claimant's detention now falls to be decid...

    ..., namely, agreeing to enter into a sham marriage with a Nigerian man, which would entitle him to claim a right of residence in the ...The marriage was arranged for financial gain by two other individuals, one of whom (called RS) the ... pursuant to the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006 (``the EEA Regulations 2006'') on the grounds that, as a ...

  • Vivendi SA Centenary Holdings Iii Ltd v Richards & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 09, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3006 (Ch)

    1. This case concerns nine payments which Centenary Holdings III Limited (``CH3'') made between March 2004 and February 2005. The second defendant, Mr Stephen Bloch, is said to have acted in breach of his duties as a director of CH3 in causing the company to make the payments, which totalled more than £10 million. The first defendant, Mr Murray Ric...

    ... surplus assets so as to put the group on a more secure financial footing. 4. Mr Richards comes from New Zealand. As a young man, ... power to make the corporation subject to such regulations as they please, and for such purposes as they please, and to ... of the Court of Appeal in Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria [2012] EWCA Civ 415, [2013] QB 499 is authority for the ...

  • Keyu & Ors v Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, March 19, 2014, [2014] EWCA Civ 312

    1. This appeal is principally concerned with the appellants' contention that there should be a public inquiry or similar investigation into events that occurred on 11/12 December 1948 when a patrol of the Second Battalion of the Scots Guards shot and killed 24 civilians at the Batang Kali rubber plantation on the Sungei Remok Estate, in the State o...

    ... of the Federal Legislative Council) issued Emergency Regulations Ordinance number 10 of 1948 on 7 July 1948. In essence, this ...However, in return, he asked the newspaper for a financial contribution towards a deposit on a house. Statements were ... Denning MR in Trendtex Trading Corp v Central Bank of Nigeria Ltd [1977] QB 529,557-8, which acknowledges the inclusion of the ...

  • C, T, M and U, R (on the application of) v London Borough of Southwark, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 12, 2016, [2016] EWCA Civ 707

    1. This is an appeal against the order made by Ms Bobbie Cheema QC sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court on 28 November 2014 dismissing the appellants' claims for judicial review and damages. The claim challenged the lawfulness of the accommodation and the level of financial support provided to a family by a local authority. The decision of

    ... the lawfulness of the accommodation and the level of financial support provided to a family by a local authority. The decision ... The appellants are all Nigerian nationals who have been refused leave by the Secretary of State ... scheme, unlike the IAA schemes, is not the subject of regulations that make provision for the support which is to be made available ...

  • Keyu and others (Appellants) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and another (Respondents)

    ... Federation, and three days later he issued Emergency Regulations. . 7. United Kingdom ministers agreed to send a brigade of the ... on to endorse in Trendtex Trading Corp v Central Bank of Nigeria [1977] QB 529, 553: "the rules of international law are ..., absent express contrary stipulation, to discharge the financial liabilities of the conquered state incurred before the outbreak ...

  • Oboh & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, November 25, 2013, [2013] EWCA Civ 1525,[2013] WLR(D) 452

    1. This is the judgment of the court to which we have all contributed. It concerns the scope of Directive 2004/38/EC (``the 2004 Directive''), a provision about the right of EU citizens to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States and the arrangements regarding their family members. Article 3(1) makes provision for the grant

    ...The couple are citizens of Nigeria who married in 1997. On 26 March 1998, Linda arrived in Italy and ... were not part of the brother's household and were not financially dependent on him, and did not therefore qualify under Regulation 8 of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006, SI 2006 No. 1003 (``the EEA Regulations''). Permission to ...

  • M-T v T, Court of Appeal - Family Division, March 09, 2005, [2005] EWHC 79 (Fam)

    The judgment is being distributed on the basis that in any report so far as is possible the anonymity of the parties, their children and families is preserved. To this end the parties have agreed this anonymised draft. Case No: FD03D02234 & FD04D05733 Neutral Citation Number: [2005] EWHC 79 (Fam) IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE FAMILY DIVISION Ro...

    ... . 5. A potential alternative route to claiming financial relief would be under Part III of the MFPA 1984. Leave is ... relating to the status of the parties had been decided in Nigeria. But it was disputed that I could grant interim freezing orders ... would have been refused (and I was also referred to regulations 5 and 12 of the EEA Regulations). I accept that this may well ...

  • ASK v The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 09, 2017, [2017] EWHC 196 (Admin)

    1. The issue in this case concerns an allegation that in 2013 the Claimant - ``ASK'' - was unlawfully detained in an Immigration Removal Centre (``IRC'') pending removal from the United Kingdom and, once he was definitively declared unfit to fly, detained for an unreasonably long period of time before eventual transfer to a psychiatric unit. I was

    ... This is pursuant to regulations made under section 3B(1)(c) of the National Health Service Act ...34. The case law was reviewed by Mr Justice Singh in HA (Nigeria) v SSHD [2012] EWHC 979 (Admin) (``HA Nigeria''). At paragraph ... involved in the detainee's decision making in medical, financial or legal matters. . 25. The Claimant agrees in part with the ...