The highly regulated Nigerian financial industry presents unique obstacles and opportunities for firms and individuals doing business here. The financial system is complex, but with the right legal team, you can accomplish your goals.
Our team of accomplished banking and finance lawyers advises and represents clients from across the financial industry spectrum. On the institutional side, our clients include Nigerian and foreign:
We also represent regulators and regulatory bodies, often on issues related to proprietary regulations. Our goal here is to ensure the constitutionality of proposed regulations and to provide advice on the possible economic impacts of various regulatory efforts.
Additionally, we represent commercial borrowers across a wide variety of industries.
Clients turn to us because we have built a reputation for proficiency and efficiency across a broad range of legal issues present in the financial world:
Digitization and e-commerce are shifting the world’s buying habits. Payments systems are changing along with those habits. Our lawyers have the advantage of being based in the banking centres of Lagos and Abuja, where the evolution of payment systems is centre-stage.
Our legal team is well-positioned to advise parties on all aspects of current and next-generation payment systems, including:
We are at the cutting edge of the development of the rules, regulations, procedures and technologies that are transforming the modern world of payments. Additionally, our lawyers advise clients regarding blockchain technology, digital assets, and the quickly evolving regulatory and tax regimes governing these assets.
Lenders often require assistance with Nigeria’s complex receivership process when borrowers are in default. We have a well-developed method for handling receiverships that have led to a high success rate for our clients. We are happy to speak with bank and lending leaders regarding any aspect of our unique approach to receivership.