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Webinar: Navigating Data Protection in the Health Sector – What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know about NDPR
This webinar is hosted by Jackson, Etti & Edu in partnership with the Healthcare Federation of Nigeria.Read more
Infrastructural Development in Nigeria: Challenges for Private Sector Participation and the Way Forward
Over the years, Nigeria has suffered poor infrastructural development, which has affected its economic growth. There have been many conversations around infrastructural development and several presentations of blueprints for mega projects by successive governments with little or no action in reality.Read more
The Future – Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property
“AI is the new electricity. I can hardly imagine an industry which is not going to be transformed by AI” – Andre Ng, landing AI and deeplearning.aiRead more
Medicine and Technology – A Marriage of Convenience?
Modern-day healthcare delivery systems have been around in Nigeria since the first Europeans arrived on the country's shores.Read more
The biggest brands often see African markets as a major prize. But well-known names should proceed with care, warns Chinwe OgbanRead more
Crowdfunding – The Nigerian Perspective
Disruptive technologies have continued to alter the way consumers, industries, and businesses operate globally. The internet has remained a leading source of disruptions in the 21st century.Read more
Product Liability – A Crisis of Disintegration of the Manufacturer?
Every manufacturer of products is potentially exposed to liability associated with claims that the products, are either non-compliant with regulatory provisions or are in one way or the other defective and may or may not result in injury.Read more
No Intellectual Property! No Action!
Unlike other industries that may get by without much reliance on the law, the movie industry, along with the entertainment industry in general, is built on the backbone of a set of laws called intellectual property law. Their very existence and exploitation are premised on the framework and protection intellectual property law affords them.Read more
A Doctor’s Dilemma – Parent’s Right to Refuse Consent
“It is instructive to note that the law exists primarily to protect life and preserve the fundamental rights of its citizens inclusive of infants.The law would not override the decision of a competent mature adult who refuses medical treatment that may prolong his life but would readily intervene in the case of a child who lacks the competence to make decision for himself… I hold the view that it could have amounted to a great injustice to the child if the court had stood by and watched the child being denied of basic treatment to save his life on the basis of religious conviction of his parents"Read more
Understanding The Dynamics Of Influencer Marketing
“A brand is no longer what [brand owners] tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is” - Scott CookRead more
Improving Fund Governance in Private Equity: Trends, Tools & Strategies for Promoting Alignment of Interests
Private Equity (PE) fund managers (General Partners) are accustomed to taking significant risks which could adversely impact on the performance of the fund.Read more
An Appraisal of the Powers of Abuja Municipal Area Council to Collect Tenement Rates Under the Tenement Rate Collection Bye-Law
The term “Tenement” refers to any type of property such as estate or land owned by one person and leased to another. Tenement Rates (“TR”), on the other hand, are property taxes paid by owners or occupiers of tenements as part of Internally Generated Revenues (“IGR”) to Local Government or Area Councils within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).Read more