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IFLR Podcast: In Conversation with Olaniwun Ajayi LP

Following our win as the Nigerian Law Firm of the Year in 2020, our Partners, Muyiwa Balogun, Yewande Senbore, and Ibi Ogunbiyi had the pleasure of having a sit-down with IFLR to...
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OALP – IFLR 2020 Nigerian Law Firm of the Year

Olaniwun Ajayi is pleased to have been recognised at the prestigious IFLR Sub-Saharan Africa Awards 2020, as “The Nigerian Law Firm of the Year”. In...

Newsletter on the eNaira Draft Regulatory Guidelines

In an attempt to provide legal and regulatory clarity on the proposed eNaira, the CBN has prepared the draft Regulatory Guidelines on eNaira (Draft Guidelines). Upon its issuance by the CBN, the...

Digital Banking in Nigeria: The State of Play and Legal Framework

In Part A of this Article, we examined the value proposition and factors driving the adoption of digital banking in Nigeria including the challenges facing the sector. Part B of the Article...

Digital Banking in Nigeria: The State of Play and Legal Framework

In recent times, the country has witnessed the rise of a new category of fintechs, digital banks, also known as challenger banks or neo-banks. These are institutions leveraging technology to offer full...

Power and Infrastructure Q2 Report

In the first quarter of 2021, we saw the announcement of a number of new projects and initiatives such as the N5 million Solar Connections Program, the commissioning of Evercare Hospital, and...

OALP DRP QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER

In the fine and evergreen words of Charles Evans Hughes, former Chief Justice of the United States of America, “We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say...

AMENDMENTS TO THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION RULES AND REGULATIONS ON MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, RECONSTRUCTIONS...

On 30 August 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission released new rules and amendments to the SEC Rules and Regulations 2013 (as amended) relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestments, share capital reconstructions and...

Olaniwun Ajayi LP announces appointment of new Managing Partner and Deputy Managing Partner

Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a leading institution in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tominiyi Owolabi and Mr. Wolemi Esan as Managing Partner and Deputy Managing Partner respectively, effective September...

The Petroleum Industry Act 2021 – Key Highlights

On August 16, 2021, the much awaited Petroleum Industry Act (PIA or the Act) 2021 was finally signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. It introduces various changes to...

FAQs on the CBN Guidelines for Licensing and Regulating Payment Holding Companies 2021

In 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) published the CBN Circular on New Licence Categorisations for the Nigerian Payments System wherein it mandated financial technology companies desirous of operating switching and...

CBN GUIDELINE ON SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT

In a new introduction to the legal provisions governing the transfer pricing activities of companies, the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced a Guideline on Shared Services Agreements to apply to all shared...