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The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021 which was gazetted in Mauritius on 5 August 2021 shows the commitment of the Government to strengthen the development of the...
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
The Federal Government recently raised alarm over the use of "deepfake news to target the Nigeria government and its officials. According to the report, fake news has gotten worse by ...
The financial landscape of Nigeria is never static. Constantly evolving, new services and products are periodically introduced that change the way Nigerians interact with Financial Institutions and the Nigerian monetary and payment system.
As the global economy transitions from a dependence on natural resources, and the focus shifts towards innovation in the provision of services, some of the most valuable companies today are privately owned Fintech companies ...
Pavestones Legal
On the 5th day of February 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN") instructed banks and other financial institutions to refrain from dealing with cryptocurrency (a digital currency) and facilitating payment for cryptocurrency exchanges.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
The pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted the delivery of legal services in Nigeria.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
Ransomware is a serious threat to businesses, and it is getting worse. While individuals were struggling to deal with ransomware attacks, fraudsters went one step further and started offering...
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
While banks and other financial institutions are prohibited from dealing in cryptocurrencies in Nigeria, cryptocurrency has not been termed illegal, but it is unregulated.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
With the growth of various forms of cryptocurrencies and their increasing value, cybercriminals are fast moving their focus from ransomware to cryptojacking due to the reduced risk and larger possibility...
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
According to recent findings, businesses with less than 200 employees lose an average of $2.5 million each due to cyber threats and Nigerian SMEs are currently highly subjected to cyber-attack.
Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL)
The disruption of robo-advisors in Nigeria as new market players in the financial sector is posing new issues for regulators in the short term. As a result, it is vital that regulators address certain critical factors in ...
South Africa
ENSafrica recently hosted a webinar on a legal perspective on emerging technologies, in case you missed it, here's our roundup.
SNG Grant Thornton
We live in a world that is more connected and digital, so it is important that we protect our digital data. It's World Password Day today, here are some and facts and hints to strengthen your passwords and keep hackers away.
Research for this article triggered childhood memories of the epic cult series the Twilight Zone and the dark ominous and almost demonic voice speaking to a young boy saying, ...
Webber Wentzel
​​SARS is tightening tax collection on cryptocurrency transactions, which makes it important to distinguish between events that will trigger income tax rates or CGT rates.
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Issuing property tokens on the blockchain and creating a marketplace for owners, retail and institutional investors, could energize the regional real estate market.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Central Bank Digital Currencies ("CBDC") are a new form of digital currencies, sharing similar functions and the basic value as traditional banknotes and coins in general, such as being a source of value...
Hassan Elhais
The concept of Cryptocurrency or digital currency has taken the world by storm. The most popular versions being the ‘Bitcoin' and ‘Ethereum'.
Unicase Law Firm
The capital that rotates in the cryptocurrency is estimated at billions of dollars. Each country has separate legal base that makes it unprofitable to invest in cryptocurrencies. Uzbekistan was not an exception.
Unicase Law Firm
The capital that rotates in the cryptocurrency is estimated at billions of dollars. Each country has separate legal base that make it unprofitable to invest in cryptocurrencies. Uzbekistan was not an exception...
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