Assessing The Impact Of COVID-19 On Employment Relationships

The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe is a significant concern in the work environment. In Nigeria, businesses that provide non-essential services have been forced to shut down while those that provide essential services have to deal with operational challenges as the general economic environment continues to contract. Restrictions of movement and ban on gatherings limit productivity ...

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Assessing the Impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Businesses in Nigeria.

Background

In Europe, processing of personal data and the free movement of such data is currently governed by the 1995 European Directive (95/46/EC) (the Directive). Effective May 25, 2018, the Directive will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be directly applicable throughout the EU without requiring implementation by ...

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Promoting the Expansion of Nigerian IT Firms into other Countries.

Introduction

This document highlights corporate structures and legal risk issues that should be considered by a Nigerian IT firm seeking to expand into foreign target countries. Considering the complexity and divergence in business and legal provisions this brief considers crucial legal risk issues that might impact on expansion plans including; regulatory requirements; corporate structures; governmental barriers; local content requirements; data privacy, protection ...

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