Current filters:  
Middle East & Africa
Technology
Mauritius
Appleby
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...
Nigeria
AELEX
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.
TNP
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 ...
Pavestones Legal
With the rapid growth of technology, start-ups have continually found ways to improve financial services. This trend has been matched by the growing appetite of the consumers for faster and more convenient financial services.
AELEX
Since the beginning of 2021, there has been significant regulatory and legal developments in the framework for financial technology ("FinTech") in Nigeria.
Banwo & Ighodalo
On July 9, 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN") issued new twin regulations to govern mobile money services in Nigeria.
Banwo & Ighodalo
On July 8, 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria ("CBN"), Nigeria's apex financial and monetary regulator, issued a new regulatory regime for Payment Service Banks ("PSBs")...
South Africa
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.
ENSafrica
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.
ENSafrica
Streamed live on Jul 27, 2021.
United Arab Emirates
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 make it unprofitable to invest in cryptocurrencies. Uzbekistan was not an exception...
FREE News Alerts
Sign Up for our free News Alerts - All the latest articles on your chosen topics condensed into a free bi-weekly email.
Popular Contributors
Upcoming Events
Related Topics
Mondaq Social Media