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29 February 2024

A Recap of 2023’s Arbitration Highlights in Ghana & Nigeria: An Eye on the Future

This article by TEMPLARS Partners Adewale Atake, SAN, Funmi Iyayi, and Senior Associate Orji Uka reviews 2023’s arbitration in Ghana and Nigeria, including Nigeria’s Arbitration and Mediation Act 2023, notable cases, and Supreme Court decisions.

28 February 2024

From Boom to Crunch| Nigeria Tech Ecosystem Report: 2023 Reflections 

This report from the TEMPLARS Media, Entertainment, Technology, and Intellectual Property team provides a detailed analysis of Nigeria’s tech ecosystem in 2023, a year marked by significant market-shifting events.

21 February 2024

NDPC Issues Guidance Notice on Registration of Data Controllers and Data Processors of Major Importance 

This client alert by TEMPLARS Partner Ijeoma Uju and Managing Counsel Oghomwen Akpaibor highlights the key provisions of the Guidance Notice on the Registration of Data Controllers/Processors of Major Importance (“DCMIs/DPMIs”)

15 February 2024

Land Ownership Rights and Governor’s Revocation Power in Nigeria: Striking a Balance

This publication examines the constitutional right of Nigerian citizens to own land, the authority of Governors to revoke land titles, and the impact on property owners and real estate development.

14 February 2024

TEMPLARS Transcripts: Energy and Natural Resources | February 2024

In the February edition of the TEMPLARS Transcripts, the TEMPLARS Energy and Natural Resources Practice provide a comprehensive overview of the most significant news in the Nigerian and Ghanaian energy sector.

5 February 2024

Navigating the Regulatory Landscape of Renewable Energy Investments in Ghana 

The publication, authored by TEMPLARS Partner Sarpong Odame and Senior Associate Aasiya Sarku Nettey, provides a concise roadmap for navigating Ghana’s renewable energy regulatory framework. It analyzes Ghana’s commitment to sustainable development

2 February 2024

Central Bank of Nigeria Issues New International Money Transfer Operators Rules for Remittances in Nigeria

Diaspora remittances now account for a significant portion of Nigeria’s foreign exchange inflow, surpassing foreign direct investment over the past eight years.

31 January 2024

Double Tax Treaty Provisions or Domestic Digital Tax Laws: what Applies to Non-Resident Digital Companies in Nigeria?

In this publication, TEMPLARS Counsel, Dr Jude Odinkonigbo, and Associates, Okabonye Chukwuani and Chijioke Ukomadu, examine Double Tax Treaty Provisions against Domestic Digital Tax Laws in Nigeria.

24 January 2024

PARSING EMOJIS – Legal Considerations and More

In this publication, TEMPLARS Partner Cyriacus Orlu, Managing Counsel Oghomwen Akpaibor, and Associate Precious Odalumeh explore the legal implications of emojis, focusing on their growing prevalence in social and professional communication.

15 January 2024

Limitation Laws for Arbitral Award Enforcement in Nigeria: The Arbitration and Mediation Act2023 Plugs A Major Loophole

This publication examines the Arbitration and Mediation Act 2023 (AMA) and its role in addressing limitations in Nigeria’s framework for arbitral award enforcement under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

14 December 2023

TEMPLARS Transcripts: Tax| December 2023

In the December issue of TEMPLARS Transcripts, the Tax Practice shares current tax insights and developments to keep you informed of Nigerian taxation and fiscal trends, as well as TEMPLARS’ foreseeable activities.

11 December 2023

Energy Transition and Nigeria’s Quest for Sustainable Energy (Part 2*). All Roads Lead to COP 28: The A-Z Guide

The world (and co-author, Inna Ali) gathered in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December 2023 for COP 28 (the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties).