Ideas, they say are free as air and rule the world. This as a fact, is driven home by developments across the Nigerian tech community with the emergence of idea-powered solutions constantly being deployed and completely upending the trajectory of the Nigerian economy. Everywhere we turn, emerging tech companies with cutting edge innovations are taking … Continue reading Safeguarding your Idea before the Pitch
GDPR has become a buzzword lately. It came into effect on 25th May 2018 and has led to an abundance of updated privacy policies and data protection agreements. It seems to have taken on the stature of the monster in the closet. Comply or the GDPR will get you! With fines of up to €20m … Continue reading DOES THE EUROPEAN UNION GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) AFFECT YOU?
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on 3rd October 2017, finally issued its long awaited decision on the high profile tax dispute between the Nigerian LNG Limited (NLNG) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in favour of NLNG. NLNG is a multi-billion Naira company that prides itself as one of the … Continue reading NLNG LIMITED SECURES LANDMARK FEDERAL HIGH COURT TAX JUDGMENT
The Supreme Court, by its majority decision, held that the Court of Appeal has the jurisdiction to hear and determine all civil appeals arising from the decisions of the National Industrial Court, either as of right, or with leave, and this jurisdiction is not limited, only to fundamental rights matters. On Friday, the 30th Day … Continue reading The Court of Appeal has the jurisdiction to hear and determine all civil appeals arising from the decisions of the National Industrial Court- SC
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 1st March 2017, issued an important arbitration-related decision in favour of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in a case against IPCO (Nigeria) Ltd, a member of the IPCO Group. The hearing is the latest in a decade long dispute which arose from a contract which … Continue reading NNPC WINS LANDMARK UK SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT ON THE NEW YORK CONVENTION
There is a near consensus that the law and justice system in this complex and dynamic world cannot afford to be static but must constantly evolve and reform to meet societal challenges. One challenge that has impeded the development of the real property sector and significantly affected the ease of doing business in Lagos State … Continue reading An Appraisal of the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016