Cryptocurrency And The Nigerian Law

The use of cryptocurrency is increasing all over the world with Bitcoin, Ethereum being the most popular. It then becomes important to know the stance of the law on the legality or otherwise of cryptocurrency. From the uncertainties surrounding cryptocurrencies to the stand of regulators like the securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), this publication in […]

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Presentation By Benjamin Obidegwu At SEC Enlightenment Programme for Federal Lawmakers

INTRODUCING CMSAThe Capital Market Solicitors’ Association is an independent self-regulatory association of solicitors and commercial law firms engaged in capital market practice. The aim of the Association is to address the marginalization of Solicitors in capital market operations vis-à-vis other professionals, such as Accountants, Brokers and Stockbrokers. It is set up primarily as a platform […]

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Limited Partnerships Under CAMA 2020

Limited partnerships are a form of business partnerships applicable in many jurisdictions all over the world. It is one of the innovations in the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020. In this publication, we examine this new provision and what it means for the Nigerian business space. Download

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2020 Annual CMSA Business Luncheon

15th September, 2020 played host to the Annual Business Luncheon of the Capital Markets Solicitors Association (CMSA). The theme for this year’s event; Financial Opportunities in the Capital Market – An Aid to improving the Nigerian Healthcare Sector. The event held virtually for the first time and had hundreds of attendees connected from various parts […]

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The Role of Transfer Pricing In Tax Planning and Administration in Nigeria

TAX PLANNING AND TAX ADMINISTRATION Tax planning refers to an arrangement of a taxpayers’ business or financial dealings, in such a way that complete tax benefit can be availed by legitimate means, i.e. making use of all beneficial provisions and relaxations provided in the tax law, so that the incidence of the tax is minimum[i]. […]

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An Exposition of the Advent of Limited Liability Partnerships Under CAMA 2020

This piece is directed an innovation made in the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA 2020); the introduction of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs). These new provisions develop Nigeria’s corporate legal framework to meet international standards as it is obtainable in other jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom and the United States of America. CAMA 2020 […]

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Incorporated Trustees Under CAMA 1990 & 2020

30 years after the enactment of Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990, President Muhammadu Buhari on 7th August 2020 assented to law, the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020. The Act principally is to regulate the formation, management and dissolution of Businesses and Associations. This piece is directed at illuminating the changes made to the […]

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