Our Submission to the Ministry of Industry, Trade & Inv …

We recently submitted a policy position analysis to the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission on the need to review the administration of ...

2017 Trends in Data Privacy & Regulation in Nigeria – …

We recently provided legal advice to a strategic technology investor on the liabilities under Nigerian law, which a prospective portfolio technology company will be exposed to under the applicable ...

Here’s How To Qualify for Pioneer Tax Incentives in Nigeri …

The Federal Government of Nigeria recently added 27 industries to the Pioneer Industry List The Pioneer Industry List is a list of industries and products which qualify under Nigerian law for ...

The ILPA Guidance on Subscription Lines of Credit 2017

The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) on June 27, 2017 issued the Guidance For Limited Partners on Subscription Lines of Credit used by Private Equity Funds( the ILPA Guidance) The ...

Nigeria’s Central Bank Issues Guidelines to Jumpstart Non- …

Nigeria has taken the first strategic step to creating an active distressed debt market locally This is a significant move in the light of the build-up of non-performing loans (NPLs) in Nigeria’s ...

Nigeria’s $1M Venture Capital Fund For its Creative In …

We must commend the Federal Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and its partners for successfully organising the maiden edition of the Creative Nigeria Summit The Creative Nigeria Summit is ...

Offshore HoldCos as Investment Vehicles for Technology Start …

Delaware flips are now increasingly common locally We estimate that up to 70% of the tech start-ups that have raised seed financing or looking to raise seed financing in Nigeria have had to ...
Client Update: The Constitutional Limitations of the Limited …

Client Update: The Constitutional Limitations of the Limited …

With the introduction of a pioneer framework for registering Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Partnerships in Nigeria, Lagos State gained significance in the local private equity and ...
Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund Formation For First- …

Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund Formation For First- …

There is a growing wave of entrepreneurs and first-time GPs in Nigeria who have recently launched or currently promoting  a first-time venture capital or private equity fund We think that global ...
Balogun Harold Launches Second Opinion Practice

Balogun Harold Launches Second Opinion Practice

Lagos, Nigeria February 27, 2017 – Balogun Harold has announced the launch of a Second Opinion Practice The Practice provides a platform that allows the universe of investors, lenders, in-house ...
2017 Cross-Border Venture Capital Investment Outlook in Nige …

2017 Cross-Border Venture Capital Investment Outlook in Nige …

In this Report, we provide a high-level risk analysis of some of the legal and regulatory flash points for cross-border venture capital investments in Nigeria, thereby identifying some of the ...
2017 Outlook for the Distressed Loans Market in Nigeria: Som …

2017 Outlook for the Distressed Loans Market in Nigeria: Som …

In this Report, we advance the view that a cultivation of an active distressed loans market must form part of the regulatory response to increasing NPL levels in Nigeria  We also provide a ...

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