Assessing the Impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Businesses in Nigeria.

Background

In Europe, processing of personal data and the free movement of such data is currently governed by the 1995 European Directive (95/46/EC) (the Directive). Effective May 25, 2018, the Directive will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be directly applicable throughout the EU without requiring implementation by the EU Member States. The purpose of this ...

Read More

Promoting the Expansion of Nigerian IT Firms into other Countries.

Introduction

This document highlights corporate structures and legal risk issues that should be considered by a Nigerian IT firm seeking to expand into foreign target countries. Considering the complexity and divergence              in business and legal provisions this brief considers crucial legal risk issues that might impact on expansion plans including; regulatory requirements; corporate structures; governmental ...

Read More

Spectrum Transfer in Nigeria: Examining the NCC Spectrum Trading Guidelines.

Background 
The brief provides information on the spectrum licensing regime of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and evaluates options for transferring Access Spectrum License in Nigeria. The brief considers the approach of the NCC to the acquisition of a spectrum by an acquirer. The former NCC approach to transfer of spectrum was strict and inflexible to the extent that an ...

Read More