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What every startup founder should know about dispute resolution

What every startup founder should know about dispute resolution

By DIY Law 2 min read
Tobe and Tacha have been running Happy Feets Ltd, their thriving shoe business for about 2 years. Just at the brink of…
Equity, Shares and Startups

Equity, Shares and Startups

By DIY Law 1 min read
What exactly is equity? If you run a startup, you probably might have heard of equity, shares or stock. You probably…
Red Flags You Should Watch Out For in Contract Negotiations.

Red Flags You Should Watch Out For in Contract Negotiations.

By DIY Law 2 min read
Brymo is a Nigerian artiste with a number of hit songs, remember Ara mbe? Or Good morning? Definitely beautiful…
Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

Thinking about Equity Split? Here's how to Structure It.

By DIY Law 5 min read
Starting a business is exciting especially if you're doing it with a good friend, a former colleague, or even a family…
Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

By DIY Law 3 min read
Definition of a Contract A contract is an agreement between two or more parties where legal rights are created which…
Electronic Signatures and Contracts in Nigeria

Electronic Signatures and Contracts in Nigeria

By DIY Law 2 min read
Today, in the face of a global pandemic, we see businesses having to shut down physical operations and lean into…
Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Are Interns Supposed to Pay Taxes?

Hi Zainab, I'd like to make inquiries about interns and taxes. I have a small business I run,
By DIY Law 1 min read
A Close Look at the Data Protection Policy in Nigeria

A Close Look at the Data Protection Policy in Nigeria

Laura recently moved back into the country and was looking at setting up her business here in the
By DIY Law 3 min read
Ways a Landlord can Terminate a Tenancy agreement

Ways a Landlord can Terminate a Tenancy agreement

Remember Adeola from our last article? Well, she ended up purchasing a piece of land for her
By DIY Law 2 min read
 How Important Is Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property?

How Important Is Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property?

Over the past few years, some words or concepts have become quite prominent in the business sphere,
By DIY Law 3 min read
Here's why you need a website privacy policy

Here's why you need a website privacy policy

Before giving out your information on any website, do you feel like you are giving strangers a peep
By DIY Law 2 min read
13 Essential legal documents for businesses

13 Essential legal documents for businesses

A brilliant light bulb moment. You are absolutely sure your idea is the next billion dollar
By DIY Law 6 min read
Regulatory Hurdles to Cross Before Registering Your Logistics Business

Regulatory Hurdles to Cross Before Registering Your Logistics Business

Wale has finally saved up enough money from his 9-to-5 to start his own business. Now he has been
By DIY Law 2 min read
What you need to Know About a Parent and a Subsidiary Company

What you need to Know About a Parent and a Subsidiary Company

Titi, Ada, Lanre and Emmanuel, four bosom friends from highschool decided to join their mind
By DIY Law 1 min read
How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

How to Write an Affidavit: Free Sample Download

1 in every 7 adult Nigerian has either deposed to an affidavit or has been asked to depose to one
By DIY Law 3 min read
How to avoid getting Sued as a Startup

How to avoid getting Sued as a Startup

Some of the common challenges that most startups face include funding, staffing, getting an office
By DIY Law 4 min read
"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

"Force Majeure Clause" How It Impacts Your Contracts during the COVID-19 Crisis

As a business owner, you're probably wondering what will happen to the contracts that you have
By DIY Law 2 min read
Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Your Company Name VS Your Trademark, Do You Know the Difference?

Imagine the horrors of another company opening up a business with your company name?  All the
By DIY Law 2 min read
Why You Should Terminate that Contract

Why You Should Terminate that Contract

FBT Ltd, a PR agency had finally found a digital marketer after weeks of interviewing various
By DIY Law 2 min read
When Do You Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

When Do You Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

Take a minute to remember the many times you told a close friend a secret only to have someone else
By DIY Law 4 min read
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