Legal practitioner Solape Adesuyi has written two books to help companies understand and manage legal and operational issues.
First, Your Business and the Law – How to Avoid Problems Running Your Own Business is a compendium of corporate legal guidelines and legal directory for any business owner, manager, or corporation.
According to her, “it covers topics such as contract and arrangement, intellectual property, taxation, dealing with regulators, obtaining business permits and the role of government in the economy, while the second, your legal companion for business – business creation and its dynamics, is easy to understand Details on the different types of legal structures / platforms available to businesses in Nigeria.
She said readers would learn about the requirements and modalities of business registration, the creation and dynamism of family businesses, sole proprietorships, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the formation, management and dissolution of partnerships.
Regarding the inspiration behind the two books at the event, Adesuyi said that Nigeria’s economic recovery depends to a large extent on the success and dynamism of cottage businesses or small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
According to her, companies must take advantage of the opportunities local and international laws offer to be successful.
“That’s why I wrote these two books to help SMBs and large corporations alike understand the basic legal requirements for doing business successfully. My goal is that through these books people can own and operate companies with the right insight in order to find their way around in the local and international legal environment. “
The two books were written by the President and Chair of the Governing Council of Institute Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Taiwo Gbenga Owokalade, represented by the Chair of the ICSAN Lagos Branch, Ms. Nkechi Anyimah, Chair of the Nigerian Bar Association, Lagos Branch, appraised. Ikechukwu Uwanna & Chief Executive Oficer, TOKA Business Advisory Services Limited, Ms. Adebo Onabowale.
The chair of the event and program director of the Institute for National Transformation, Ms. Juliet Binitie, emphasized in her opening remarks the need for business owners to understand their legal position in the economy, and pointed out that for Africans it belongs to the continent.