Category: Corporate and Commercial

Powers of Attorney- What Does Ghana Law Say? (2)

Ghana Law Hub- July 23, 2020

Barbara Ewoenam Afua Kukah Esq (Robert Smith and Adelaide Law) 7. Types of Powers of Attorney Act 549 allows for two types of PoA – ... Read More

Powers of Attorney- What Does Ghana Law Say? (1)

Ghana Law Hub- July 21, 2020

Barbara Ewoenam Afua Kukah Esq (Robert Smith and Adelaide Law) 1.Introduction If you've ever had to sign legal or financial documents on behalf of a ... Read More

A Secretary’s Guidelines for Board Meetings

Onesimos Barimah Osei- May 14, 2020

After the successful incorporation of a company, the law requires certain meetings to be held by the company as a going concern. Among such meetings ... Read More

A Practical Approach to Acquiring Shares in a Company

Onesimos Barimah Osei- May 12, 2020

Every Company at a point will require growth. Depending on the size of the company, investments may be required in a form of either equity ... Read More

Enforcement Procedure of a Registered Charge Under Ghanaian Law

Dennis Adjei Dwomoh- July 30, 2019

1. Introduction On 23rd December 2008, the Borrowers and Lenders Act, 2008 (Act 773) was enacted to, amongst others, improve on the existing standards of ... Read More

Why a Properly Drafted Third Party Guarantee Agreement Matters

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- July 4, 2018

The Supreme Court in Clipper Leasing Corporation vs Attorney General & Ghana Airways in Liquidationhas highlighted the need for properly drafted third party guarantee agreements ... Read More

Book Review: The Law of Mortgages in Ghana by Godwin Djokoto

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- March 12, 2018

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 ... Read More

Are Banks Allowed to Name and Shame Defaulting Customers?

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- February 28, 2018

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 ... Read More

MOUs: Binding or Not?

Maureen Emefa Bansah- February 23, 2018

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 ... Read More

Is a Sole Distributor Really a Sole Distributor?

Selali Woanya- October 8, 2017

The High Court’s (Commercial Division) decision in the case of Georgina Achiaa v Don Emilio Company Limited should be of great interest to persons in ... Read More