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LIVING THE NEW NORMAL: Legal & Ethical Issues around Covid-19 Passports and What it means for Nigeria
The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has been on the rampage in several jurisdictions for more than a year now, accounting for a death toll of over 4 million people across the globe and changing the dynamics of society like nothing the world has ever seen before.Read more
REPURCHASE AGREEMENTS: A NEW BOOST FOR ACCESSING FINANCE
Access to the various financing products in the financial services industry is often limited by the availability of quality collateral assets and the ability of borrowers to meet the generally acceptable levels of compliance and eligibility for financing.Read more
STAFF RESTRUCTURING IN THE FMCG INDUSTRY: Balancing Employers and Employees Interest in a Merger, Acquisition and Divestment
Competition in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry is intense. New products are introduced in the market everyday by both big and small players. This accounts for the industry being fast-paced and innovative, as every player wants to stay ahead. The goal of every FMCG company is to be the market leader or acquire the major market shares in the industry or attain financial growth. It is not sufficient to be a market leader in this industry, this position must be maintained. Restructuring is one of the ways players in the FMCG industry keep their competitive advantage. Intrinsic in the factor of competitive advantage that leads to a decision by FMCG companies to restructure include survival, expansion, going global, or even positioning itself for an acquisition.Read more
Covid-19 Vaccination: Is Vaccination Obligatory for Healthcare Workers in Nigeria
The COVID-19 disease is presently being combated with Vaccines in most jurisdictions, and the management of the disease has moved, to a large extent, from not just patient care, but to prevention through vaccination.Read more
Webinar: Navigating Data Protection in the Health Sector – What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know about NDPR
This webinar is hosted by Jackson, Etti & Edu in partnership with the Healthcare Federation of Nigeria.Read more
Infrastructural Development in Nigeria: Challenges for Private Sector Participation and the Way Forward
Over the years, Nigeria has suffered poor infrastructural development, which has affected its economic growth. There have been many conversations around infrastructural development and several presentations of blueprints for mega projects by successive governments with little or no action in reality.Read more
The Future – Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property
“AI is the new electricity. I can hardly imagine an industry which is not going to be transformed by AI” – Andre Ng, landing AI and deeplearning.aiRead more
Medicine and Technology – A Marriage of Convenience?
Modern-day healthcare delivery systems have been around in Nigeria since the first Europeans arrived on the country's shores.Read more
The biggest brands often see African markets as a major prize. But well-known names should proceed with care, warns Chinwe OgbanRead more
Crowdfunding – The Nigerian Perspective
Disruptive technologies have continued to alter the way consumers, industries, and businesses operate globally. The internet has remained a leading source of disruptions in the 21st century.Read more
Product Liability – A Crisis of Disintegration of the Manufacturer?
Every manufacturer of products is potentially exposed to liability associated with claims that the products, are either non-compliant with regulatory provisions or are in one way or the other defective and may or may not result in injury.Read more
No Intellectual Property! No Action!
Unlike other industries that may get by without much reliance on the law, the movie industry, along with the entertainment industry in general, is built on the backbone of a set of laws called intellectual property law. Their very existence and exploitation are premised on the framework and protection intellectual property law affords them.Read more