The curse of the pyramid

“My friend and I were thinking about starting a business and decided on starting a multi-level marketing business together. This seems to be a great opportunity and the thought of the business r ...

Branch bewilderment

Q. My friend is the CEO of his own company in Australia, which he has successfully managed for the last 20 years. He contacted me recently and expressed a desire to establish a branch office in Bangla ...

The human centipede

I’m not a big fan of queues – especially in Bangladesh. There is no system, there is no strategy. The concept of specified arrangement is simply a myth. Plainly put, there is a half-hearte ...

Forgery goes unabated

A news piece caught my eye roughly a week back – a man, lacking any medical qualifications and having almost no training, began performing medical procedures on patients whilst accepting money f ...

Legalese: Battling the bullies

Q.1. My son gets bullied in school regularly by a certain group of kids. We took the complaint to the school a couple of times, but the school has failed to take serious action and the bullying c ...

Legal Eagle

For the past two years, I’ve been living in Europe. While there, I regularly sent my wife (in Bangladesh) half of my paycheck, in order to help her and our son get on. A few months ago, she star ...

Legal Eagle

1. A relative of mine recently found out that his wife was having adulterous relationships with other men in their social circle. He didn’t say anything to his wife when he found out, but took ...

Legal Eagle

 1. In our company, which is a private limited company, there are two director/shareholders: Mr A and Mr B. The company’s focus is to buy, sell, and develop land and properties. In 2012, we ...

Legal Eagle

1. My wife and I have been married for the last five years, but have been separated for the last two months. We have yet to get a divorce, but are working on it. I’ve moved out of the house we s ...

Of Rome and Rangamati

It’s hard to describe the beauty that greets you as soon as you catch your first glimpse of the city of Bath. An indescribable feeling descends, and I can’t help but wonder for a moment ...

Jennifer Ashraf

Jennifer Ashraf is barrister and solicitor of England and Wales. She is currently a senior partner at Legacy Legal Corporate. She can be reached at [email protected]

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