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Crowdfunding

Unveiling the Securities and Exchange Commission Regulations for Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or the Commission) recently published its exposure draft of rules for the regulation of the currently unregulated crowdfunding activities in Nigeria. The Proposed Rules detail the...

COVID-19- The Pandemic and Employment Related Issues

The debilitating market conditions following the outbreak of COVID-19 is a cause for concern to many. The Pandemic has transmuted into an economic and labour market shock, causing disruptions to production and...
NERC Order

COVID-19: NERC Order on Continuity of Service in the Electricity Supply Industry

President Muhammadu Buhari on 30 March 2020, pursuant to his powers under the Quarantine Act,1 issued a regulation directing the cessation of all movements in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State for an...
Electricity Tariffs

COVID-19: NERC Suspends the Planned Increase in End User Electricity Tariffs

Sequel to its issuance of the minor review of the Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and the Minimum Remittance Order for the year 2020 in December 2019 (the Minor Review Orders), the Nigerian...
General Meetings

COVID-19: Impact on the Conduct of General Meetings in Nigeria

In order to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Federal Government of Nigeria has placed some States in Nigeria on a total lock down. Certain State Governments have also imposed...

The World’s Big Opponent: Impact of COVID-19 on Arbitration in Africa

The continuous spread of the COVID-19 virus has no doubt grounded economic activities all over the world to a complete halt, even as governments grapple to contain the pandemic. In the United...
maritime contracts

Maritime Contracts: Impact of COVID-19 on Time Charterparties in the Nigerian Maritime Sector

As the world currently grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic in ensuring that its transmission globally is curbed and ultimately eradicated, attendant issues arise in different spheres of human endeavour, inclusive of the...

COVID-19: Contracting Issues

As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to impact and ground human activities globally, World leaders scramble to mitigate the deleterious effect of the rapidly spreading virus on the global economy and where...
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OALP Webinar | COVID-19: Legal Issues in a Pandemic 1.0

As the world continues to fight COVID-19, we understand that our clients will be faced with unprecedented legal and business issues occasioned by the pandemic.In our bid to continue supporting our...