Cryptocurrencies, or digital currencies secured using encryption techniques, have seized the imagination of a motley crew of anti-capitalists, financial experts and computer scientists.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) have largely been beneficial to the Nigerian economy especially in recent times, as banking consolidation amongst others, has shown.
Counterfeiting and trademark infringement continue to pose serious challenges to innovation and industry, especially in the 21st century.
The issuance of this Notice is a welcome step and is evidence of the Commission giving effect to the provisions of the Competition Act.
Fred-Young & Evans
A consumer is any person who purchases or offers to purchase goods, products and commodities for consumption. This includes person to whom services are rendered.
The documentation requirements are less elaborate than that for local mergers.
The passage of the Competition Act also resulted in the introduction of a new regulatory framework for merger transactions in Nigeria.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Recently, 3 persons who are close to the writer shared their respective experiences with their electricity distribution companies (Discos) concerning lack of electricity meters...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
In his contribution to this symposium on Eleanor Fox and Mor Bakhoum's book, Making Markets Work for Africa: Markets, Development, and Competition Law in Sub-Saharan Africa (OUP, 2019), Jasper Lubeto notes the omission of Nigeria, ...
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act ("FCCPA") was signed into law on 30 January 2019.
Pursuant to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (FCCPA), which was signed into law on 30 January 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) ...
Andersen Tax LP
The Global Transaction Forecast (Report) issued by Baker Mckenzie and Oxford Economics predicts that merger and acquisition (M & A) transactions in Nigeria will continue to rise.
On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria announced its reconsideration and passage of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2018 (the "Bill").
Adams & Adams
Nigeria is an independent republic on the west coast of Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. It is bordered by Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Cameroon to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
Olajide Oyewole LLP
Many may wonder what link exists between intellectual property
and consumer protection to warrant our review of the laws relating
to the latter in this series.
Odujinrin & Adefulu
An interesting development in recent United States ("US") financial reform legislation is a disclosure obligation contained in a miscellaneous provision of the proposed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act approved by the US House of Representatives on June 30, 2010 and by the Senate on July 15, 2010. According to section 1504 of the Bill, titled "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers",