OALP Dispute Resolution Practice Quarterly Newsletter – 3rd Quarter 2022

The dispute resolution space has been quite busy in the 3rd quarter of 2022. Novel decisions have emanated from our courts, and new legislation have also been enacted. These developments, which we...

OLANIWUN AJAYI ACTING AS TRANSACTION ADVISER ON THE LANDMARK TRANSITIONING OF THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL...

Olaniwun Ajayi LP (Olaniwun Ajayi) is pleased to have advised on the landmark transitioning of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (the Corporation), Africa’s largest national oil corporation, to the Nigerian National Petroleum...

FIRS PUBLIC NOTICE ON CERTIFICATE OF FIXED ASSET ACCEPTANCE AS A PRECONDITION FOR THE...

The FIRS in a recent public notice requested that all companies submit their Certificates of Fixed Assets Acceptance (CAFA) on Qualifying Capital Expenditures (QCEs) for capital allowances enjoyed between 2016 and 2021...

OALP Legislative Tracker: March 2022 Lookback Review

We remain committed to keeping you informed of germane legislative activities via our legislative tracker series. We are excited about this March edition which wraps up an enlightening first quarter of 2022.

FAQs on the Pan-African Payments and Settlement System

In 2021, we witnessed the commencement of trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) regime as many countries in Africa ratified the AfCFTA treaty with the aim to boost the...

IP TRENDS FOR 2022

In our IP trends for 2022, we look at areas of interest in the virtual and social reality world such as the metaverse, the rise of NFTs, vaccine production and distribution, renewable...

A REVIEW OF THE SUNSET ON TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR NIGERIAN DEBT SECURITIES

With the expiration of the tax exemption orders on debt securities after a 10-year life span, the coming months present a relatively new tax compliance atmosphere for operators and participants in the...

OLANIWUN AJAYI LAUNCHES LONDON-BASED INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE WITH THREE PARTNERS

A new office. An Expanded offering. New faces. We are excited to welcome Howard Barrie, Chuks Ibechukwu and Gabriel Onagoruwa as we launch our new cross-border practice in the City of London

TRADEMARKS AND CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: WHAT IS REALLY UNPROTECTABLE?

It is the age of the Internet of things and the growth of the modern economy is increasingly hinged on intangible assets. This is more apparent considering the sweeping impact that the...

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...