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The Supreme Court in Clipper Leasing Corporation vs Attorney General & Ghana Airways in Liquidation[1]has highlighted the need for properly drafted third party guarantee agreements as a means of reducing the risks and losses involved in...

The law of mortgages has long been considered as an appendage of the law of equity. This is obviously because of the integral role that the English Courts of Equity played in developing, refining and operationalizing the concept in order to...

In 1896, the Bank of British West Africa (which later became the Standard Chartered Bank) opened its first branch in Accra. Between 1920-1950, the Bank of British West Africa and Barclays Bank were the only banks operating in the Gold Coast[1]....

A Memorandum of understanding (“MOU”), is a document entered into to set out the preliminarily understanding of parties who intend to enter into a formal contract at a later date. In some jurisdictions, it is known as “letter of intent”....

The High Court’s (Commercial Division) decision in the case of Georgina Achiaa v Don Emilio Company Limited[1] should be of great interest to persons in the retail sector. The Plaintiff in this case, claimed to be the sole accredited representative in Ghana for the importation, sale and distribution of the alcoholic drink “Jagermeister” (hereinafter...