Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2019 – Impact on Private Equity Deal Making in NigeriaOctober 31, 2019
After about 17 years of attempting to introduce competition legislation, Nigeria finally passed the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2019 (“FCCPA” or the “Act”) in the first quarter of 2019.
Analysis of the Jurisdiction of the Competition and Consumer Protection TribunalOctober 7, 2019
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (“FCCPA”) establishes the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) to adjudicate over conducts prohibited under the FCCPA.
Jackson, Etti & Edu contributes to the 2019 Chambers Private Wealth Guide – NigeriaSeptember 23, 2019
The Private Wealth guide provides expert legal commentary and comparative analysis on the key issues for high net worth individuals, covering important developments in the most significant jurisdictions - in this case Nigeria.
Re-Evaluating the Triangular Employment Model: The Potential Exposures and Mitigating StrategiesAugust 22, 2019
The landscape of employment relations in Nigeria has witnessed a dramatic shift giving rise to several new generation models. One of such models fast becoming a preferred option by a significant number of corporates is the triangular employment model.
Key Takeaways – The Changing Landscape: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection ActAugust 20, 2019
The signing into law by President Muhammadu Buhari of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (the FCCPA/Act) on February 5, 2019, birthed a new dimension in the competition and consumer protection law jurisprudence in Nigeria
COMESA Competition Control: The Journey So Far*August 16, 2019
The COMESA 2018 report is encouraging; accounting for 46% of African FDI inflows, with 33% of all projects being greenfield, 38% of all cross-border M&A sales and raking in USD 19 billion investment income. COMESA’s value and contribution to regional trade is therefore established.
An Appraisal of Restrictive Agreements under the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection ActJuly 30, 2019
The enactment of Nigeria ‘s first comprehensive competition legislation has introduced some interesting considerations into the manner and structure in which businesses can be undertaken in Nigeria.
An Overview of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2019July 10, 2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 produced a watershed moment in competition and consumer protection law jurisprudence in Nigeria, as this was the day President Muhammadu Buhari, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (the FCCPA/ the Act) into law.
The Changing Landscape: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection ActJuly 2, 2019
INTRODUCTION: I wish to commend our host law firms, Jackson Etti & Edu (JEE) and Norton Rose Fulbright (Norton Rose) for creating a platform for this engagement, which is of a great importance to the Nigerian and African business environment, and perhaps to the world too, giving the size of Nigeria’s economy and its potential global weight, if things are gotten right.