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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Israeli Securities Authority issued an advance ruling paper, finding that cryptocurrency is a security subject to the Israeli Securities Law
Yigal Arnon & Co
It is no novelty to say that artificial intelligence is changing the face of medicine 1: locating tumors and pathological findings in imaging tests, helping early diagnosis of patients in risk groups,...
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
An article published by Haaretz Newspaper in Israel alleges that the Israeli police operate a tool that tracks users' online activities.
Kenya
Bowmans
The 2020 Findexable Global Fintech Rankings report placed Kenya number 63 in the global top 100 rankings of the world's leading fintech hub countries in Africa.
Mauritius
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The Financial Services Commission ("FSC") has issued a Consultation Paper on 19 February 2021, proposing the setting up of a comprehensive regulatory framework for FinTech Service Provider Licence...
Nigeria
AELEX
$69,000,000 (sixty-nine million US Dollars). That is how much the first Non-Fungible Token ("NFT") was sold at an auction house.
AELEX
Cryptocurrency has been the subject of many discussions and is presently taking the world by storm.
Pavestones Legal
Generally, skepticism expressed about cryptocurrencies stems from their classification as high-risk assets'' which are extremely volatile and speculative in terms of price.
Infusion Lawyers
Cryptocurrency is one of the innovative applications of blockchain technology to finance. Using cryptography, this innovation introduces a new way to create, own, store, and...
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
In December 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (the "CBN") published a circular on the licence categorisations for operators in the Nigerian payments system (the "Circular").
AELEX
The growth in technology has led to a sudden shift in the storage of information from physical storage systems to online storage platforms.
Pavestones Legal
In this article, we shed light on the directive of the CBN, its effect on cryptocurrency trading in Nigeria, and the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) stance on cryptocurrency in Nigeria.
Pavestones Legal
A cashless world was hard to imagine in the 80s and 90s (at least for most of us). It was unimaginable for you to successfully make payments, without cash, a debit or a credit card.
Resolution Law Firm
A technology transfer agreement (TTA) is a legal contract usually entered into when a company (Licensor/transferor) assigns, licenses, or transfers to another (Licensee/transferee)...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Notwithstanding the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, the Nigerian FinTech industry is positioned for growth in the coming years.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The Federal Government (FG) in a bid to transform the country's revenue uptake has instituted various tax reforms including the amendment of some extant tax laws through the Finance Act (FA), 2020.
Andersen
Financial Technology (FinTech), the technological innovation that continues to disrupt the financial services industry is on an upward trajectory and shows no signs of letting up.
AELEX
The Nigerian financial technology (fintech) sector has made major strides over the last few years.
Chestter Law
Categorisation of these assets has been a hot topic in order to determine the legal status and how the law would apply to them in different circumstances.
Werksmans Attorneys
In the wake of the recent Mirror Trading International Proprietary Limited debacle, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ("FSCA") has again cautioned investors against investing in crypto assets...
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