In this age of the Internet of Things, paying for goods and services is frequently done with the use of payment cards.
In August 2020, Nigeria was adjudged the highest performing nation in the world in terms of bitcoin interest. This is the result of a research carried out by Blockchain.com ...
Resolution Law Firm
By virtue of Section 13 of the Investment and Securities Act, 2007 the SEC, is the apex regulatory organization for the Nigerian capital market, which is empowered to regulate investments and securities business in Nigeria.
The SEC of Nigeria on 14 September 2020, released their Statement on Digital Assets and their Classification and Treatment pursuant to the powers conferred on it by the Investment and Securities Act 2007.
In recent times, the Nigerian FinTech ecosystem has witnessed strong drive and campaign across various frontiers including payments, personal savings, financial ...
PUNUKA Attorneys & Solicitors
Over the years virtual digital assets, commonly referred to as cryptocurrencies, have become ubiquitous prompting the authorities to grapple with a suitable form of regulation or supervision.
Through Blockchain, digital assets were introduced to the world in 2009 with no central controlling authority. Very quickly, cryptocurrency transactions became popular in various parts ...
It's a new dawn for crypto assets dealers as the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday 14th August 2020, published a statement on digital assets, their categorisation and treatment.
In part two, we explore Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), how it is used to raise funds, the Nigerian legal framework on ICOs, and the pros and cons of ICOs.
PSBs are required to operate mostly in rural areas and unbanked locations to target financially excluded persons.
In the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of Fintech startups offering lending services to the public.
In the inaugural edition of Blockchain Street, we considered whether blockchain technology—a decentralized ledger technology
The Central Bank of Nigeria (the "CBN") recently released the Draft Framework for Regulatory Sandbox Operations ("Draft Sandbox Regulations").
The Comparative Guide to Blockchain 2020 provides an overview of some of the key points of law and practice in blockchain. It allows readers to compare regulatory environments...
Blockchain Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Cryptocurrencies, or digital currencies secured using encryption techniques, have seized the imagination of a motley crew of anti-capitalists, financial experts and computer scientists.
Brooks & Knights
By making the world a global village, the internet has spearheaded the seamless transmission of data and digital content across jurisdictions from the comfort of homes...
FinTech Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In light of the rapid adoption of technology in the financial services sector, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("the SEC" or "the Commission") ...
For centuries, man has always distrusted man. In our personal and public life, we don't trust easily.