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The Climate Change Act 2021: key points for consideration

In order to protect the Nigerian environment and ecosystem from the ravages associated with climate change and to achieve the reduction of greenhouse gas  emissions in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria signed the country’s  climate change bill into ..

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Client Update on the Start-Up Act

Nigeria Startup Act, 2022 is part of the concerted efforts by the Federal
Government to promote, harness and provide stability to the 
startup ecosystem in Nigeria. Nigeria’s startup ecosystem was ranked as the top 
three most advanced ecosystems in Afr..

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Data Protection – Did You Know You Need to Appoint a Data Protection Officer

Did you know that:

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2021 in review: highlights of regulatory changes in the fintech space in 2021

In a year when two of Nigeria’s Fintechs (Flutterwave and Opay) acquired unicorn status, it became clear that the Fintech industry in the country had come of age. In line with this, there was a raft of new regulations affecting the industry. The l..

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Finance Act 2021 – Major Highlights

The Finance Act 2021 (“FA 2021”) was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 31st of December 2021 and took effect on the 1st of January 2022. The primary objective of the Act is to implement the 2022 Federal Budget of Economic Growth and Sustainability by amending 13..

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Innovations in corporate insolvency in Nigeria under the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020

On 7th August 2020, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (“CAMA 2020”) which repealed and replaced the ..

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