The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 – Reforms From a Finance Perspective

The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 – Reforms From a Finance Perspective “The Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (New Act) received presidential assent on the 7th of August 2020, thus becoming law. Our article provides a synopsis of some of the changes and novel provisions introduced in the New Act which we believe […]

Odujinrin & Adefulu advises African Export-Import Bank, as Nigerian Counsel, on an acquisition facility in the value of US$300 million advanced to Titan Trust Bank Limited for the acquisition of majority shares in Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.

Odujinrin & Adefulu advises African Export-Import Bank, as Nigerian Counsel, on an acquisition facility in the value of US$300 million advanced to Titan Trust Bank Limited for the acquisition of majority shares in Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. The Corporate Finance Team of Odujinrin and Adefulu (“O&A”) is happy to have advised the African Export-Import […]

Covid-19 and its Effect on Financing Transactions in Nigeria: Practical Considerations

Covid – 19 and its Effect on Financing Transactions in Nigeria: Practical Considerations “The coronavirus infectious disease (“Covid-19”) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation on the 11th of March 2020. However, besides the attending public health crisis brought about by the disease, there are major concerns about a looming global economic […]

The Finance Act 2019 – Highlights of Significant Provisions

The Finance Act 2019 – Highlights of Significant Provisions The Finance Bill 2019, which was presented to the joint sitting of the National Assembly along with the 2020 Appropriation Bill, was signed into law on the 13th of January 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari, thus becoming the Finance Act (the “Act”). The objectives of the […]

The Growth Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Growth Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Are you a small medium enterprise (SME) willing to raise capital and/or develop corporate visibility? If yes, please click on the link below to know more. GROWTH BOARD OF THE NSE Print Edition (pdf).pdf Building on legacy, delivering for the future—announcing our rebrand! CONSTITUTIONALITY OF COLLECTION OF […]

The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018

The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018 On the 15th of January 2019, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, released the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018 (the “2018 Code”). Although the 2018 Code has adopted a voluntary (“adopt and explain”) approach, it is expected that Relevant Entities shall report on the application of the […]

The 13th Annual Business Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law Conference June 26- 28, 2019

The 13th Annual Business Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law Conference June 26–28, 2019 The NBA-SBL Conference (“conference”) was quite insightful and educative as it bordered on the germane issues surrounding economic growth, investment and employment in Nigeria and the role of lawyers in addressing related challenges. The conference was well […]

A Review Of The Federal Competition And Consumer Protection Act 2019

A Review of The Federal Competition And Consumer Protection Act 2019 INTRODUCTION On the 5th of February 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (“FCCPA” or “The Act”).[1] The FCCPA repeals the Consumer Protection Council Act (the “CPC Act”), Cap C25, LFN, 2004 and sections 118 -128 of the Investment […]

Can The Executive Order NO. 007 Stand The Test Of Time?

Can the executive order No 007 stand the test of time? A Critique Of The Companies Income Tax (Road Infrastructure Development And Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme) Order 2018 Since the return to democracy in 1999, each successive government in Nigeria has signed a number of executive orders. More often than not, the news of […]

Governance and Technological Advancement In Nigeria

Governance and technological advancement in Nigeria Introduction Good governance is concerned with the deliverance of sound economic and growth-related policies in an efficient manner to the public. The policies are created to secure empowerment, establish a healthy social set up and provide effective delivery of public services[1]. Innovation in implementation coupled with innovation in technological […]