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SECURITIZATION OF ASSETS: ABS and MBS

In this brief primer, we will discuss the concept of securitization and the basis for their use, as well as their impact on the economy. 1.0       The Concept of Securitization Securitization is well established and practised in the global debt capital market. Some sources describe it as the practice where issuers merge different financial assets […]

COVID-19: AFRICAN FREE TRADE ZONE AND THE ECOWAS TRADE AND COMMERCE.

By: O. M. Atoyebi, SAN  The world has never been more ignited in recent times for survival than at the end of 2019 and the launch of 2020 through to the mid-year and still counting. For many, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic projected a rather unannounced arrival of end-time. While the world is still adjusting to the disease and fighting to curb it, unfortunately, COVID-19 has triumphed in disrupting the entire […]

LAWYER OF THE WEEK — CHUKWUDI B. OFILI

On this edition of Lawyer of the Week, Legal Pages had the pleasure of speaking to one of Nigeria’s finest young lawyers. A recipient of the 40 Under 40 Rising Star Award at the recently concluded ESQ Legal Awards, he has consistently built a reputation for himself in the Corporate Law Space. He shared his […]

​A Legal Perspective on Fintech In Nigeria 

It is no longer in question that fintech is the future of the financial sector in Nigeria, and even the rest of the world. This is made potent with the country’s total population and the rate at which the traditional banking system is getting replaced in daily transactions. Fintech refers to a new technology or […]