Apart from the fact our team regularly advises Nigerian and international clients on virtually all facets of the Nigerian financial technology (Fintech) industry, we are actively collaborating with the public sector to promote an industry-friendly regulatory framework that will guarantee that digital businesses do not just exist but thrive in the Nigerian commercial space.

 

We understand this is a fast-growing and fast-paced industry critical to our nation’s economic success and how we stand in the comity of nations in years to come; from Agricultural Technology (Agrictech) to Fintech and exciting innovations in mobile money, bitcoin, digital payments, money transfers, loans and fundraising. We appreciate the crucial role Fintech start-ups and investors play need in help to navigate the Nigerian telecommunications and digital banking regulatory sectors.

 

We enjoy acting for key players in the market, including software companies, tech start-ups, social entrepreneurs and online retailers as well as merchants. Leveraging on our close relationships with both Nigerian regulators and the legislative chambers, we are well positioned to provide our Clients with advice that works not only for the short term time but also for the long term. Our lawyers are ever willing to offer strategic guidance on investments, access to capital (funding/financing) and exploring other options available to our clients.

 

From helping with formation of company and effective structuring of business entity, to securing funding or obtaining financing; from conducting due diligence issues and making public offerings, to  protecting intellectual property (IP) as well as contemplating M&A, we are ever ready to act as trusted advisors to our clients in whatever capacity we are needed.

 

With the innovative method and unconventional strategic thinking of our lawyers, we can conveniently say that we have the capabilities to offer necessary assists to both local and foreign entrepreneurs, venture capitalists as well as other stakeholders.

 

From commercial banks and other financial institutions to private equity and venture capital funds, our lawyers take great pleasure in advising clients on the need to harness and their protect technologies, IP rights and trade secrets, while ensuring compliance with extant Nigerian laws and regulations.