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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...

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...

Newsletter on the new CBN Supervisory Framework for Payment Service Banks in Nigeria.

In addition of the Guidelines for the Licensing and Regulation of Payment Service Banks (PSBs) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2018 and revised in 2020, the CBN has yet...

Newsletter on the Revised MMO Guidelines and Regulatory Framework

In an effort to reflect the current operational realities of Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on 09 July 2021, issued an updated Regulatory Framework for...

DRP Quarterly Newsletter Q2 2021

Welcome to the 2nd Quarter of the Dispute Resolution Practice Quarterly Newsletter 2021 by Olaniwun Ajayi LP. The 2nd quarter of the year 2021 in Nigeria’s dispute resolution...

THE SECURITY AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION’S REGULATORY INCUBATOR PROGRAM

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s regulation of technological innovations in Nigeria’s capital market has become increasingly challenging due to the influx of innovative products into the sector and these products’ speed to...

GUIDELINES ON SHARED SERVICES ARRANGEMENTS FOR BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently issued the Guidelines on Shared Services which apply to financial institutions (including Fintech companies). Specifically, the Guidelines regulate the shared services arrangements...

SEC RULES CREATE A NEW LICENSE CATEGORY FOR DIGITAL SUB-BROKERS

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently created a new category of operators in the capital market by creating a new licence category for Digital Sub-Brokers. This move is...