• Legal Framework

    In-depth coverage of the local legal framework for business is an integral part of OBG’s analysis. Working in partnership with a leading local law firm, we review foreign investment laws, ownership restrictions, requirements for local partners and labour laws, among other topics.
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Interviews & Viewpoints | Commitment to growth: David Beckstead, Foreign Legal Consultant at Lehman, Lee & Xu, on reviving Mongolia’s appeal as an investment destination from The Report: Mongolia 2015

Throughout 2014 there was a continuation of the drastic decline of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mongolia, a shift that began in early 2013. With global commodity prices remaining low, and the dispute between the Mongolian government and Rio Tinto over the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine ongoing, an economic recovery does not seem likely in the...

Articles & Analysis | Attracting foreign investment to Mongolia the motivation for new laws from The Report: Mongolia 2015


With the dramatic decrease of foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past year or so, Mongolia’s lawmakers have done much – including consulting with various stakeholders – to kick-start the economy. A number of new laws and regulations have been passed in the hope of creating a legal framework that will be more appealing to foreign...

Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Mongolia 2015

This chapter outlines the Mongolian legal environment, focusing on changes that include a new Investment Law, Petroleum Law and an amendment to the Minerals Law that is expected to boost FDI. It also contains a viewpoint from David Beckstead, Foreign Legal Consultant at Lehman, Lee & Xu.

Report | The Report: Mongolia 2015

Given the significant foreign direct investment needed to achieve its development goals, Mongolia has strong motivation to improve its attractiveness to investors. The government is therefore adjusting its policies, while new laws are expected to gradually reinvigorate foreign investment flows.

Articles & Analysis | Nigeria's legal framework and the rules and regulations for doing business from The Report: Nigeria 2015


Some of the relevant laws regulating corporate business in Nigeria include the following:

Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Nigeria 2015

OBG introduces the reader to the different aspects of the legal system in Nigeria, in partnership with Ajumogobia & Okeke. There is also a viewpoint from Ovie Ukiri, Managing Partner, Ajumogobia & Okeke, on the Pension Reform Act of 2014.