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image33Membership in the Nigerian-German Business Association (NGBA)
The Association sets out to facilitate the process of starting a business in both countries, by offering market analyses, providing individual market advice, and helping to find business partners. NGBA assists enterprises in establishing branch offices and aspires to be perceived by them as a partner and a guardian in their future ventures. In organising numerous meetings, the Association offers associate members an opportunity of developing business connection networks and provides support in business relations between companies in both countries. The NGBA portfolio includes many training and workshop opportunities too.

WFO Roedl & Partner is gradually being regarded by the Nigerian and German enterprises as a leading adviser in tax, accounting, legal and business matters. We not only support investors from German-speaking countries in their ventures into Nigeria, but more and more often we also assist Nigerian companies in their expansion out of Nigeria.
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image44Membership in the Nigerian – South African Chamber of Commerce (NSACC)

We are expanding our business and developing collaboration with businesses from various areas. In order to respond to clients needs in the best possible way, the firm’s leadership recently approved our membership of the Nigerian – South African Chamber of Commerce (NSACC).

The Nigeria – South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) was established in May 2000 to serve as a forum for the encouragement of the Nigeria/South Africa bilateral trade and industry. NSACC is mainly financed by the contributions of its members. Revenue also come from surpluses from chamber functions and trade mission organization. Though acting like a normal bilateral chamber of commerce, NSACC retains its status of a private organizations limited by guarantee. The Membership strength of the Chamber as at January 2015 is over 300 corporate members. Membership comprises fully of Nigerian owned firms and those with ownership by both Nigerian and South African investors.

Also act on behalf of /representing members affected by changes in Nigeria and or in South African legislation. The Chamber has also been at the forefront in lobbying for Nigerians and South Africans having commercial interest in Nigeria.

For further details please contact mary.efretei-ogunkoya@wforoedl.com

 

 

image55Membership in the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

WFO Roedl & Partner is an active member of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Our membership in LCCI allows us to better fulfil our commitment to meeting the needs of clients in this market and provide them with comprehensive advice.

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established for the promotion and protection of Trade and Industry and to represent and express the opinion of the business community on matters affecting trade and industry in the city of Lagos, the Lagos Port Complex, Lagos State and where applicable, the whole Federation. It is a non-profit making organisation and its income and property are applied solely for the promotion of its objectives. It is the central organisation for collecting distributing and disseminating information of a business nature, especially regulations, tariffs, opportunities for trade and other matters affecting Home and Overseas markets.

 

Founded in 1888, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the Premier Chamber of Commerce in Nigeria. It was incorporated in 1950 as a non-profit making organization, Limited by Guarantee under the Companies Act of 1948. The primary objective of the Chamber is to promote, support or oppose legislative or other measures affecting trade, industry, commerce and agriculture as well as representing the opinion of the business community on the above matters in particular, and the economy as a whole.

The Chamber has grown impressively from a membership of 14 in 1888 to over 1,500 today. Since its incorporation the Chamber has continued to play a significant role in the economic growth of Lagos in particular and Nigeria in general. The activities of the Chamber are carried out through various Sectoral Groups and Service Committees which cover a variety of interests. The Chamber’s Secretariat provides the administrative and technical support for the day-to-day working of the Chamber

The Council of the Chamber is the highest policy making body and usually meets bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of the month to deliberate on issues of importance to the Chamber, the business sector and the economy at large. Members, who are not members of the Council, could attend the council meeting as observers.

For further details please contact ayokunle.owoniyi@wforoedl.com

 

 

image66Membership in the Ibadan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)

The Ibadan Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 1962 for the promotion and protection of Trade and Industry and to represent and express the opinion of the business community on matters affecting Trade and Industry. It is incorporated in August, 1966 as a non-profit making organization and its income and property are applied solely for the promotion of its objects. The Chamber is a leading member of Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and is affiliated to the Federation of Commonwealth Chambers of Commerce (FWACC) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It has direct contacts with British and Foreign Chambers of Commerce throughout the trading world and it can thus give a world-wide Service to its members, individually and collectively.

We always are where our clients are. Ready to advise and assist them. That is why we have joined the Ibadan Chamber of Commerce and Industry to offer the comprehensive advice (in one-stop shop formula) to enterprises in Ibadan and its environs.

For further details please contact abiola.akintobi@wforoedl.com

 

 

image22Membership with the Chartered Institute of taxation of Nigeria (CITN)

The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria started on February 4, 1982 as Association of Tax Administrators and Practitioners. Thereafter, it transformed into Nigeria Institute of Taxation, which was formally launched on February 21, 1982 and statutorily recognized on May 6, 1987 as company Limited by Guarantee. The Institute was chartered by the Federal Government of Nigeria by the enabling Act No. 76 of 1992 (now CITN Act, CAP C10, Vol. 2, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004) and was charged with the responsibility, among others, of determining what standards of knowledge and skills are to be attained by persons seeking to become a professional Tax Practitioner or Administrator. Most of our Tax professionals are members of CITN as such membership allows for constant knowledge improvement and advancement of taxation practices administration to all our clients.

For further details please contact abiola.akintobi@wforoedl.com

 

 

image11Membership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria was established by Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 to regulate the practice of accountancy in Nigeria. As the foremost professional accounting body in the West African sub-region, in 1982, ICAN initiated and contributed significantly to the formation of the Association of Accounting Bodies in West Africa (ABWA). In fulfilling its mission, the Institute has over the years certified over 38,000 Chartered Accountants who are engaged in value creation in various sectors of the economy. Apart from being in professional practice, ICAN members are engaged in the three tiers of public service as well as the private sector. Most of our professionals are members of ICAN as such membership allows for constant knowledge improvement and advancement of accounting and auditing practices administration to all our clients. Detailed information on the Institutes activities are available at the website: icanig.org

For further details please contact ayokunle.owoniyi@wforoedl.com

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