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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 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...

DRP Titbit – Supreme Court holds that the Federal High Court Can Transfer Suits...

On 18.12.2020, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, held that the Federal High Court can transfer labour and employment matters filed before it to the National Industrial Court in line with...

Newsletter on the Regulatory Framework for Non-Bank Acquiring Services in Nigeria

In 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued the Circular on New Licence Categorisation for Nigerian Payments System wherein the CBN signaled that the scope of permissible activities of Switches and...

New Approved License Categorizations Requirements for the Nigerian Payments System

Following the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s issuance of a Circular on the New Licence Categorisation for the Nigerian Payments System in December 2020, the apex bank has now published a consolidated...

Power and Infrastructure Q1 Report

Welcome to the Power and Infrastructure Practice Q1 2021 Report. It should come as no surprise that the two greatest impediments to economic development in Nigeria is the current...