Author Archives: FA LO

New Development: Foreign Investors to Engage in the Financial Sector

New Development: Foreign Investors to Engage in the Financial Sector The Decree Allowing Foreign Investors to Engage in the Financial Sector to be Submitted to the Ethiopian Council of Ministers In a bold stride towards economic liberalization, the Ethiopian government is poised to submit a groundbreaking decree to the Council of Ministers. This decree will […]

Comprehensive Overview of Ethiopia’s Tax System and Recent Amendments

Comprehensive Overview of Ethiopia’s Tax System and Recent Amendments Ethiopia’s tax system plays a pivotal role in the nation’s economic development, providing the necessary revenue to fund government activities and development projects. The Ministry of Finance is tasked with crafting and implementing policies, strategies, and laws that underpin the tax framework, ensuring compliance and fostering […]

UNDERSTANDING CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP RIGHTS UNDER ETHIOPIAN LAW

UNDERSTANDING CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP RIGHTS UNDER ETHIOPIAN LAW Condominium ownership rights under Ethiopian law involves specific legal frameworks and regulations that are crucial for every prospective buyer or existing owner to understand. The central piece of legislation governing condominium ownership rights is Proclamation No. 377/2003. This blog will explore the key aspects of this proclamation along […]

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CONDOMINIUM PROCLAMATION NO. 370/2003: REVOLUTIONIZING URBAN HOUSING IN ETHIOPIA

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CONDOMINIUM PROCLAMATION NO. 370/2003: REVOLUTIONIZING URBAN HOUSING IN ETHIOPIA. As Ethiopia experiences rapid urban growth, the Condominium Proclamation No. 370/2003 stands out as a critical legislative measure designed to address the escalating demand for urban housing. This guide examines the major aspects of the proclamation, explaining its registration requirements, ownership rights, and […]

Divorce in Ethiopia: A Guide to Legal aspects and Procedures

Divorce in Ethiopia: A Guide to Legal aspects and Procedures Divorce in Ethiopia requires not only a clear understanding of legal procedures but also a compassionate approach to the emotional upheaval it entails. This article serves as a Guide for couples traversing the challenging journey of separation. From mutual consent divorce, where couples married for […]

Renunciation, Cancellation, and Invalidation of Trademarks under Ethiopian law

Renunciation, Cancellation, and Invalidation of Trademarks under Ethiopian law In the world of trademarks, there are circumstances where a trademark owner may need to relinquish their rights, or where the registration of a trademark could be cancelled or invalidated. Understanding these processes is crucial for both trademark owners and those seeking to protect their own […]

Unlocking Marriage Laws in Ethiopia: A Complete Legal Guide

Unlocking Marriage Laws in Ethiopia: A Complete Legal Guide Embarking on the journey of marriage in Ethiopia involves not just emotional commitment but also a deep understanding of the legal framework that governs matrimonial unions. Whether you’re contemplating marriage yourself or offering guidance to others, grasping the intricacies of Ethiopian marriage laws is paramount for […]

A Guide to Leasing Houses in Ethiopia: Ultimate Guide to House Leasing in Ethiopia: Everything You Need to Know

Discover essential rules for leasing houses in Ethiopia, covering rights, duties, and agreements outlined in the Civil Code. Learn about rent, repairs, subleasing, and more to ensure a smooth landlord-tenant relationship. Navigate the legal landscape with our comprehensive guide for lessors and lessees. Navigating the Rules and Duties: A Guide to Leasing Houses in Ethiopia […]

Ethiopia: A Shift in EV Car Import Policy

In a bold move towards sustainability, Ethiopia has made headlines by enforcing a ban on non-electric vehicle imports, setting a global precedent as the first country to fully prohibit internal combustion engine cars. Since January 29, 2024, this ban, directed by the Ministry of Transport and Logistics, aims to tackle the country’s dependency on imported […]

Adoption: A Comprehensive Breakdown of Ethiopia’s Revised Family Code

The path of adoption in Ethiopia inevitably requires a thorough examination of the stipulations outlined in the country’s Revised Family Code. In this article, we will discuss into the details of adoptive filiation, exploring key principles, effects, and safeguards to ensure the best interests of the child and the adoptive family.