Regulatory/Investment Framework for Promoting/Investing in a Cash Management & Cash-In-Transit Company in Nigeria
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May 1, 2019
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Nigerian Financial Services Sector Market Entry Guide
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March 12, 2019
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Nigeria’s Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Clarifies/Establishes Fiduciary Standard For Investment Advisers in Nigeria

The SEC’s latest amendments to the regulations on investment advisory services in Nigeria (the Amendments) are perhaps the most significant amendments that have been made in the history of Capital Market Operator (CMO) regulation in Nigeria. The Amendments are particularly significant because, they clearly establish that the nature of the legal relationship between an Investment Adviser…

March 4, 2019
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Key Highlights of the New Payment Service Banks Regulation in Nigeria
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February 19, 2019
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Public Notice From the SEC to CMOs in Nigeria’s Capital Market on Fidelity Bonds

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) recently directed all registered Capital Market Operators  (CMOs) to update their statutory annual Fidelity Bond Filings and/or Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy Filings (Fidelity Filings). By virtue of Rule 27 (1) of SEC Rules and Regulations, (made pursuant to the Investments and Securities Act, 2007) every Registered CMO is required…

February 11, 2019
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Merge, Align or Die: CBN’s Directive on Mergers and Acquisitions to Microfinance Banks

In an industry circular dated October 22, 2018, the CBN announced an increase in the regulatory share capital requirement of microfinance banks (MFBs) in Nigeria, across unit, state and national license categories. With this requirement, the CBN intends to drive a further consolidation of the MFB sub-sector of Nigeria’s financial services industry through mergers & acquisitions and direct injection of funds….

November 2, 2018
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Beyond Macro-Economics: The Other Reason Why Foreign Direct Investment in Nigeria’s Insurance Sector Is An Increasingly Compelling Value Proposition

Other than an increasingly stable macro-economic environment, a growing middle class, large infrastructure and energy plays, steady increases in premium volumes and penetration rates, we consider the regulatory approach of Nigeria’s National Insurance Commission, (NAICOM), the other big driver of growth in the insurance sector and the additional reason why a strategic decision to invest…

August 13, 2018
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CBN Regulations for Transactions with Authorised Dealers in Renminbi – Key Commercial Considerations for China Nigeria Importers
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August 3, 2018
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Legal & Regulatory Framework for Foreign Investment in Micro-Insurance Business in Nigeria
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August 3, 2018
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Structuring Bancassurance Distribution Arrangements in Nigeria: Key Commercial Considerations
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August 2, 2018
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